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#EverydayLookism campaign at Anti Diet Riot Festival

#EverydayLookism campaign at Anti Diet Riot Festival

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This weekend (19 January 2020) Professor Heather Widdows joined a panel of influencers to discuss 'the politics of ugliness' at Anti Diet Riot Fest.
Date:
Monday 20 January 2020

Metalogic and the Overgeneration Argument

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Paper by Dr Salvatore Florio, Birmingham Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, selected for OUP's Best of Philosophy 2019 collection.
Date:
Tuesday 14 January 2020
New year, new you? Why we think a better body will be a better self

New year, new you? Why we think a better body will be a better self

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Professor Heather Widdows writes for The Conversation.
Date:
Thursday 2 January 2020
Call for papers: Navigating the non/confessional in university Islamic studies

Call for papers: Navigating the non/confessional in university Islamic studies

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Paper for 4th Birmingham Spring Islam Conference in April 2020. Deadline is 17 January 2020
Date:
Friday 20 December 2019
Elsa hears voices: Frozen II and youth mental health

Elsa hears voices: Frozen II and youth mental health

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Lisa Bortolotti explores the issue of self-stigma in youth mental health through Disney's Frozen II
Date:
Monday 16 December 2019
Free broadband: internet access is now a human right, no matter who pays the bills

Free broadband: internet access is now a human right, no matter who pays the bills

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Dr Merten Reglitz writing for The Conversation.
Date:
Tuesday 19 November 2019
FraMEPhys Podcast: Matt Farr, "Do We Need to Explain Initial Conditions?"

FraMEPhys Podcast: Matt Farr, "Do We Need to Explain Initial Conditions?"

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In this podcast Matt Farr from the University of Cambridge outlines his 'C Theory' of time and explores what it might mean to explain the initial conditions of the universe.
Date:
Friday 15 November 2019
Project PERFECT and perceptions of climate change

Project PERFECT and perceptions of climate change

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Video of Dr Sophie Stammers gives the opening talk of the 2017 Arts and Science Festival.
Date:
Tuesday 12 November 2019
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