News in History and Cultures

'There are some good parallels between 1940 and what we're facing now'

'There are some good parallels between 1940 and what we're facing now'

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Professor Jonathan Boff talks about the 'Blitz Spirit' on the BBC History Extra podcast
Date:
Tuesday 24 March 2020
BBC World Service: The amazing Dr Darwin

BBC World Service: The amazing Dr Darwin

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Dr Malcolm Dick (Centre for West Midlands History) talks with Rajan Datar about the life and works of Erasmus Darwin.
Date:
Monday 27 January 2020
The Imposteress Rabbit Breeder

The Imposteress Rabbit Breeder

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Professor Karen Harvey's new book published by Oxford University Press.
Date:
Thursday 23 January 2020
Labour's dilemma began long before Corbyn

Labour's dilemma began long before Corbyn

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"The Labour leadership contest is hard to call – but it's not just because of present conditions. The past has a big role to play." Dr Matt Cole writes for the Birmingham Perspective.
Date:
Tuesday 21 January 2020
Why Ghana isn't having an important referendum this week

Why Ghana isn't having an important referendum this week

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Sometimes what doesn't happen is as important as what does. The Archive of Activism project team explains why.
Date:
Thursday 16 January 2020
Terrorist motivations, methods, and mayhem

Terrorist motivations, methods, and mayhem

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Undergraduate study trip to Belfast with Dr Steve Hewitt.
Date:
Thursday 16 January 2020
BRIHC seminar 2019/20

BRIHC seminar 2019/20

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A series of events specifically aimed at the School's early-career researchers and visiting scholars to network and to present and discuss their research.
Date:
Wednesday 15 January 2020

Call For Participants: Cadbury Fellowships 2020

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We are looking for early-career scholars from an African institution whose research would benefit from a residential fellowship of up to four weeks at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
Monday 6 January 2020
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