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Dr Jamie Rann on BBC 5Live

Dr Jamie Rann on BBC 5Live
Description
On Thursday January 26th Dr Jamie Rann, Teaching Fellow in Russian, spoke to Adrian Chiles on his BBC 5Live show about the difficulties and beauties of the Russian language.
Date:
05/02/2018

Imagining the Body in France and the Francophone World'

Description
Antonia Wimbush, Doctoral Researcher in the Department of Modern Languages shares her report about her latest conference, 'Imagining the Body in France and the Francophone World'.
Date:
01/02/2018

How Birmingham research into cultures of empire feeds into worldwide debates about Colonialism

How Birmingham research into cultures of empire feeds into worldwide debates about Colonialism
Description
Dr Berny Sèbe talks about the recent controversy surrounding a provocative article in Third World Quarterly by Professor Bruce Gilley on 'The Case for Colonialism'.
Date:
22/12/2017

Inaugural lecture: Professor Helen Abbott

Inaugural lecture: Professor Helen Abbott
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Watch a recording of "Baudelaire in Song"
Date:
21/12/2017

Dr Anissa Daoudi featured by BBC Extra

Dr Anissa Daoudi featured by BBC Extra
Description
Dr Anissa Daoudi, Lecturer in Arabic and Translation Studies and Language Co-ordinator for Arabic, Department of Modern Languages gave a one hour interview with BBC Extra (Radio) in Arabic.
Date:
06/12/2017

Día de los muertos

Día de los muertos
Description
Students and staff commemorated Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) in November as part of our Cultural Calendar of events
Date:
06/12/2017

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

Description
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

Description
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
Description
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
Description
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
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