News in History and Cultures

Professor Andrew Barker

Professor Andrew Barker

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We are saddened to learn of the death of Professor Andrew Barker, Professor Emeritus of Classics, last week at the age of 78.
Date:
Monday 26 July 2021

Matt Hancock, camera carnage and wider public civil liberties

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Dr Steve Hewitt writes for the Birmingham Perspective
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Wednesday 7 July 2021
University of Birmingham inspires at Hay Festival Digital

University of Birmingham inspires at Hay Festival Digital

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Ellen Addis, Midlands 4 Cities PhD student, watched top researchers from the University of Birmingham's as they took to the screen in this year's Hay Festival to lead talks and debates showcasing their research.
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Thursday 24 June 2021
Why the archaeology of peatlands matters as we look to COP26

Why the archaeology of peatlands matters as we look to COP26

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Peat and peatlands have received considerable coverage in the media in recent months and remain in focus due to the positive contributions they make to climate change challenges at the heart of COP26.
Date:
Thursday 24 June 2021
Lessons from History and the Future of Belarus

Lessons from History and the Future of Belarus

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Klaus richter writes for the Birmingham Perspective.
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Monday 21 June 2021
Birmingham researcher wins prestigious Ralf Dahrendorf Prize for Children Born of War project

Birmingham researcher wins prestigious Ralf Dahrendorf Prize for Children Born of War project

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Professor Sabine Lee's project Children Born of War (CHIBOW) has been awarded this year's Ralf Dahrendorf Prize for European research by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).
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Thursday 17 June 2021
Streets ahead - for now

Streets ahead - for now

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Matt Cole on the re-election of Andy Street for the Birmingham Perspective
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Monday 14 June 2021
Church of the Holy Sepulchre's mysterious 'graffiti' crosses may not be what they seem

Church of the Holy Sepulchre's mysterious 'graffiti' crosses may not be what they seem

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William Purkiss spoke to Live Science about how the Church of the Holy Sepulchre's mysterious 'graffiti' crosses may not be what they seem.
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Monday 14 June 2021
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