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Why equal voter turnout has not translated to an equal society

Why equal voter turnout has not translated to an equal society

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Dr Laura Beers, Senior Lecturer in the Department of History, writes for the Birmingham Brief
Date:
09/02/2018
Heritage researchers praise Maxims makeover

Heritage researchers praise Maxims makeover

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Postgraduate researchers have hailed a major Staffordshire heritage project as a shining example of the reuse of a historical site, during a visit to Newcastle-under-Lyme's oldest building.
Date:
08/02/2018
Join the school's vibrant research community

Join the school's vibrant research community

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The School of History and Cultures is delighted to announce an exciting opportunity for an outstanding early career researcher to join the school's vibrant research community on a two year research fellowship, starting in September 2018.
Date:
08/02/2018

Gambling, Homelessness, Human trafficking

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Professor Nicholas Crowson talks to Helen Castor on Radio 4's popular history magazine programme.
Date:
08/02/2018
BECC-BSECS Travel Award 2018

BECC-BSECS Travel Award 2018

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The2018 Birmingham Eighteenth-Century Centre and the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies travel award has been awarded to Dr Elizabeth Spencer (York) for her project 'Women and Accounting, 1680-1830'.
Date:
05/02/2018
Three new public events to showcase the Centre for West Midlands History

Three new public events to showcase the Centre for West Midlands History

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The School of History and Cultures presents three public events in partnership with the Birmingham Midland Institute and the Cadbury Research Library to showcase the work of the Centre for West Midlands History at this year's Arts & Sciences Festival.
Date:
01/02/2018
Trump: One Year On Panel Discussion

Trump: One Year On Panel Discussion

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Event Report by Rosie Dods, final year History and American Studies Student.
Date:
30/01/2018
Shakespeare souvenirs past and present

Shakespeare souvenirs past and present

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Tara Hamling and Cathryn Enis explain their research into how Shakespeare memorabilia has and hasn't changed over the years and how we use souvenirs in our homes.
Date:
25/01/2018
Why are women of colour still so underrepresented in academia?

Why are women of colour still so underrepresented in academia?

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Most students are likely to leave university never having encountered a professor of colour, especially a woman, writes Sadiah Qureshi.
Date:
23/01/2018
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