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Amphetamines and the Second World War

Amphetamines and the Second World War

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

BRIHC at Being Human

Description
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
Decolonising the Academy: Responsibility, Representation & Progress

Decolonising the Academy: Responsibility, Representation & Progress

Description
Lily discusses decolonising the School's curriculum in the Danford Room (Arts 224) on Wednesday 29 November.
Date:
29/11/2017
Leather, Beer and Hammers at Lunchtime

Leather, Beer and Hammers at Lunchtime

Description
Tom Rusbridge, a third year AHRC funded PhD student in the Department of History presents at the 2017 Being Human Festival.
Date:
28/11/2017
Must bankers be bad?

Must bankers be bad?

Description
Tom Cutterham, lecturer in United States History, discusses the moral complexities behind the University of Birmingham's event 'Must bankers be bad?'
Date:
16/11/2017
Lucie Ryzova secures prestigious grant

Lucie Ryzova secures prestigious grant

Description
The Past & Present Society will fund the conference which will be held here at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
13/11/2017
A Summary of my Time at Küçükyalı ArkeoPark

A Summary of my Time at Küçükyalı ArkeoPark

Description
Doctoral researcher Jessica Varsallona reflects on her career as Byzantinist and her time at Küçükyalı ArkeoPark.
Date:
07/11/2017
Loyd Grossman: Ironbridge cooling towers can be saved from demolition

Loyd Grossman: Ironbridge cooling towers can be saved from demolition

Description
Loyd Grossman urges people who want to see Ironbridge Power Station's cooling towers saved from demolition to draw inspiration from other campaigners.
Date:
03/11/2017
Doing Black History in the West Midlands

Doing Black History in the West Midlands

Description
Black History in the Midlands and Beyond: Connections and Context, event report
Date:
27/10/2017
Children born of war in the twentieth century

Children born of war in the twentieth century

Description
In her new book, Sabine Lee explores the life courses of children born of war in different twentieth-century conflicts, including the Second World War, the Vietnam War, the Bosnian War, the Rwandan Genocide and the LRA conflict.
Date:
16/10/2017
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