College of Arts and Law

Postgraduate study

We encourage creative thinking at Masters and Doctoral levels, via different modes of study.

Research

Links to research centres, department research and our latest research awards.


NEWS

Census 2021

Multiple faces in frames

Tumbling numbers of people identifying as Christian should be no surprise, says Dr Michala Hulme.

George Orwell’s Gandhi

Composite image of George Orwell side by side with a photograph of Ghandi

Professor Douglas Kerr spoke at the Centre for Modernist Cultures in November on Orwell’s response to the life and politics of anti-colonial campaigner Gandhi.

Internships in St Lucia

Birmingham Law School building

Our Law students share their experiences on their month-long internships in St Lucia.

Innovation in the arts at Birmingham

A seminar taking place in the College of Arts and Law

Exciting new degree programmes have launched in Law, English and History at the University’s campuses in Birmingham and Dubai.

Alumna faith leader returns to campus

Shermara Fletcher speaking

Alumna Shermara Fletcher (BA Drama and English Literature) was one of the faith leaders who spoke at HM The Queen’s funeral. She reflects on her recent visit.

Interview with Dr Alex Mayhew

Students on campus

We met with Dr Alex Mayhew, our new Assistant Professor in the Department of History, to talk about his teaching, his research and his academic background.

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EVENTS

Writing the good city: coping, restoration and repair in urban environments

Writing the good city: coping, restoration and repair in urban environments
Date
07/12/2022
Description
Organised by the Centre for Urban Wellbeing, Mental Health Humanities Network and Department of English Literature at the University of Birmingham. Registration is free and includes lunch and refreshments.

New Directions for a Science of Consciousness

New Directions for a Science of Consciousness
Date
07/12/2022
Description
We ask three experts to tell us about recent developments in the science and philosophy of consciousness.

Rethinking populism in Europe: an interdisciplinary roundtable on populist movements in history and today

Rethinking populism in Europe: an interdisciplinary roundtable on populist movements in history and today
Date
07/12/2022
Description
This roundtable argues that to understand its contemporary manifestations, we need to study populism's historical roots, its engagement with other political movements and its impact on political structures.
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Everything to Everybody

A collaboration with Birmingham City Council will revive the fortunes of the Birmingham Shakespeare Memorial Library