News in Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music

Two Marie Curie Fellowships secured

Two Marie Curie Fellowships secured
Description
The College of Arts and Law has secured two European Commission Marie Curie Individual Fellowships, totalling £150,000.
Date:
19/02/2018

HEFi Awards success

HEFi Awards success
Description
A number of colleagues in the School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music have been honoured at the 2017/18 HEFi Awards for Educational Enhancement and Innovation.
Date:
14/02/2018

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

UoB Voices mark 100th anniversary of Bernstein with City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

UoB Voices mark 100th anniversary of Bernstein with City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Description
University of Birmingham Voices were pleased to perform this month with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and conductor, John Wilson, at Symphony Hall, Birmingham in a gala performance celebrating the 100th anniversary of American composer, Leonard Bernstein.
Date:
24/01/2018

University Women's Choir to commission music by Paul Mealor for 2018

University Women's Choir to commission music by Paul Mealor for 2018
Description
After a hugely successful 2017 for all choirs at the University of Birmingham, University Women's Choir are pleased to announce a new choral commission from composer, Paul Mealor, for performance in their 2018/19 season.
Date:
19/01/2018

"Like stepping into another world": Professor of Music produces ground-breaking recording of music from the 100 Years' War.

"Like stepping into another world": Professor of Music produces ground-breaking recording of music from the 100 Years' War.
Description
A recording of fifteenth-century music made by the Binchois Consort conducted by Barber Professor of Music Andrew Kirkman has been making waves on BBC Radio 3 and in Gramophone magazine
Date:
18/01/2018

Christopher Haworth performs 'The Restitution of Complexity'

Christopher Haworth performs 'The Restitution of Complexity'
Description
Dr Haworth collaborated with Khadija von Zinnenburg Carrol and Nikolaus Gansterer on 'The Restitution of Complexity', a live improvisation involving layers of sound and projection using objects, drawings, spoken word and actions.
Date:
22/12/2017

Christopher Haworth participates in Digital Design Weekend at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Christopher Haworth participates in Digital Design Weekend at the Victoria and Albert Museum
Description
Dr Haworth led a 'show and tell' installation on a series of interactive music projects he has created in collaboration with Gascia Ouzounian (University of Oxford) and Peter Bennett (University of Bristol).
Date:
22/12/2017

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
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