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Ancient routes to '60s upheaval - diverse range of subjects to be investigated thanks to small grants

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A range of College of Arts and Law projects have been funded by through the British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grants scheme.
Date:
13/10/2017

Visiting Fellowship at University of Oxford

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This summer, Dr Louise Hardwick, Reader in Francophone Postcolonial Studies, held a Visiting Fellowship awarded by the University of Oxford Women in the Humanities initiative, a flagship interdisciplinary programme run by TORCH (The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities).
Date:
02/10/2017

Corpus Triangulation: Combining Data and Methods in Corpus-Based Translation Studies

Corpus Triangulation: Combining Data and Methods in Corpus-Based Translation Studies
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The latest book from Dr Sofia Malamatidou, Lecturer in Translation Studies at Birmingham, was published earlier this month.
Date:
30/09/2017

Top Marks in Fine Art: Barber Institute

Top Marks in Fine Art: Barber Institute
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The Times has listed the Barber Institute as 2nd in the country in its feature 'Top Marks in Fine Art' on University art collections.
Date:
29/09/2017

GlobalLit

GlobalLit
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Professor Rebecca Gould of the Department of Modern Languages has secured a European Research Council Starting Grant of £1.3m to undertake a five-year project to reinvigorate the discipline of literary studies by looking at non-European approaches and focusing on texts from Islamic cultures.
Date:
22/09/2017

Queer Italia Network

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A series of AHRC-funded international workshops in the UK and abroad.
Date:
01/08/2017

Prize winners in LCAHM

Prize winners in LCAHM
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The School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music is delighted to announce their 2017 prize winners.
Date:
20/07/2017

Deal or no deal: Why Brexit makes learning German more important than ever

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Dr Nicholas Martin talks about the importance of learning German for a post-Brexit UK in the latest Birmingham Perspective.
Date:
06/07/2017

Storming Utopia

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Dr Ita Mac Carthy performs in Storming Utopia, a research-led theatrical experiment in practical utopianism.
Date:
29/06/2017

Book launch of Writing the Real: A Bilingual Anthology of Contemporary French Poetry

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27 June saw the launch at the Enitharmon bookshop in London of Writing the Real: A Bilingual Anthology of Contemporary French Poetry (Enitharmon, 2016), co-edited by Emma Wagstaff from Modern Languages and Nina Parish of the University of Bath.
Date:
28/06/2017
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