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How Erdoğan subjected Turkey to a year of cynical doublespeak

How Erdoğan subjected Turkey to a year of cynical doublespeak

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Mustafa Coban. PhD Candidate within Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies, in The Conversation.
Date:
04/01/2018

Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships internal application process

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Fellowships to be held in the College of Arts and Law at the University of Birmingham commencing between 1 September 2018 and 1 May 2019.
Date:
04/01/2018

Recent workby DASA's Benedetta Rossi

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Dr Rossi currently holds a visiting fellowship at Re:Work, a research unit devoted to the study of global labour
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22/12/2017
Black Music in Europe: A hidden Histroy

Black Music in Europe: A hidden Histroy

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The Wire's Clarke Peters draws on a rare collection of archive recordings to explore a forgotten musical history. Featuring Dr Sadiah Qureshi, Senior Lecturer in Modern History.
Date:
21/12/2017
Shelter at Christmas

Shelter at Christmas

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Christmas is a congested time in the homelessness charity market as organisations of national and regional profiles vie with one another to secure your donations.
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20/12/2017
'Must Bankers Be Bad?' Turned Out Good!

'Must Bankers Be Bad?' Turned Out Good!

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Academics from the History Department and the university's new Lloyds Banking Group Centre reflect on their time at the Being human Festival held in November.
Date:
20/12/2017
New issue of Anthropology Southern Africa is now out

New issue of Anthropology Southern Africa is now out

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The special issue focuses on becoming and unbecoming farm workers in Southern Africa.
Date:
19/12/2017
Blue Revolution receives £179,312 Leverhulme Trust grant

Blue Revolution receives £179,312 Leverhulme Trust grant

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Professor Corey Ross of the School of History and Cultures will research and write the first history of the international effort to develop fisheries in the global South during the 'long 20th Century' (1870s to present).
Date:
15/12/2017
Amphetamines and the Second World War

Amphetamines and the Second World War

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Dr James Pugh explores the history of amphetamines in Britain between 1935 and 1945.
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12/12/2017

BRIHC at Being Human

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Public enthusiasm for engaging the insights that arts and humanities researchers can bring to contemporary matters of concern is as high as ever. As a small band of University of Birmingham historians recently discovered when they took part in this year's Being Human Festival.
Date:
04/12/2017
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