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Language Acts and Worldmaking / Languages Memory

Language Acts and Worldmaking / Languages Memory
Description
Paper on Evelyn Waugh in Spain presented by Dr Fernando Gómez Herrero at conference in London on 13-14 June 2018.
Date:
15/06/2018

Modern Languages PhD Student Wins Cultural Engagement Award

Modern Languages PhD Student Wins Cultural Engagement Award
Description
Helen Tatlow has been awarded a 2018 Cultural Engagement Award by the Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnershipfor her work as a Festival Coordinator for the 2018 Nottingham Puppet Festival.
Date:
01/06/2018

AHRC-funded project on the East German Stasi

AHRC-funded project on the East German Stasi
Description
Knowing the Secret Police: Secrecy and Knowledge in East German Society.
Date:
29/05/2018

LCAHM going global: first agreement with Renmin University of China

LCAHM going global: first agreement with Renmin University of China
Description
As part of its internationalization strategy, the School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music is delighted to announce the recent signing of an articulated agreement with Renmin University of China.
Date:
18/05/2018

Search for German and British soldiers' stories for theatre research

Search for German and British soldiers' stories for theatre research
Description
A University of Birmingham academic is searching for British and German soldiers stationed in Oldenburg after the Second World War to help unlock the mysteries of the last remaining Forces' theatre in Germany.
Date:
15/05/2018

Oldenburg Globe on the radio in Germany

Oldenburg Globe on the radio in Germany
Description
Together with former BBC newsreader and TV news producer Barrie Redfern, John Goodyear created, edited and produced this radio package on his current research project
Date:
10/05/2018

Dr Kate Ince's latest book wins prize

Dr Kate Ince's latest book wins prize
Description
Dr Kate Ince wins BAFTSS Best Monograph of 2017 prize for The Body and the Screen: female subjectivities in contemporary women's cinema (Bloomsbury 2017)
Date:
27/04/2018

1968 in reviews

1968 in reviews
Description
On 23 April 2018 the research symposium '1968 in reviews' investigated responses in literary views to the protest events of 1968...
Date:
25/04/2018

W(h)ither Europe? Human Rights Kaputt?

W(h)ither Europe? Human Rights Kaputt?
Description
Paper presented by Dr Fernando Gómez Herrero at the University of Warwick.
Date:
23/04/2018

Dr Kate Ince secures £36,000 AHRC Network grant

Dr Kate Ince secures £36,000 AHRC Network grant
Description
Dr Kate Ince, Reader in French Film and Gender Studies in the School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music, has secured a £36,000 AHRC Network grant to run the project 'Serge Daney and Queer Cinephilia.'
Date:
19/04/2018
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