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Why we still believe in Christmas miracles … according to philosophy

Why we still believe in Christmas miracles … according to philosophy
Description
Professor Yujin Nagasawa writes for the Conversation on why we still believe in miracles, especially around Christmas.
Date:
15/12/2017

Lecturer in Music has work released on Ablaze Records

Lecturer in Music has work released on Ablaze Records
Description
Ablaze Records has released a recording of Ryan Latimer's Mills Mess: an energetic single-movement work for chamber orchestra.
Date:
13/12/2017

Professor Helen Abbott - Baudelaire in Song 1880-1930

Professor Helen Abbott - Baudelaire in Song 1880-1930
Description
Oxford University Press has published a new book by Professor Helen Abbott, Department of Modern Languages - Baudelaire in Song 1880-1930.
Date:
12/12/2017

Stylistic variation in the @realDonaldTrump Twitter account

Stylistic variation in the @realDonaldTrump Twitter account
Description
Jack Grieve and Isobelle Clarke from the Centre for Corpus Research released a report describing an analysis of stylistic variation on the @realDonaldTrump Twitter account and the stylistic typicality of the "Pled" Tweet
Date:
12/12/2017

Amphetamines and the Second World War

Amphetamines and the Second World War
Description
Dr James Pugh explores the history of amphetamines in Britain between 1935 and 1945.
Date:
12/12/2017

Bah Humbug! - Was Christmas invented in Birmingham?

Bah Humbug! - Was Christmas invented in Birmingham?
Description
Professor Michaela Mahlberg writes for the Birmingham Perspective on the ClicDickens project and the first public reading of 'A Christmas Carol' - in Birmingham on 27 December 1853.
Date:
12/12/2017

Lecturers in Early Modern Literature secure £5,000 grant

Lecturers in Early Modern Literature secure £5,000 grant
Description
The grant will fund the project which is being organised in association with the University's 'Centre for Reformation and Early Modern Studies' and its 'MOSAIC Centre for Research on Multilingualism'.
Date:
12/12/2017

Professor Michaela Mahlberg on A Christmas Carol

Professor Michaela Mahlberg on A Christmas Carol
Description
Professor Mahlberg featured in a video by the Town Hall Symphony Hall to showcase their forthcoming reading of Dickens' classic.
Date:
11/12/2017

The CLiC Dickens Day: celebrating the end of an AHRC-funded project

The CLiC Dickens Day: celebrating the end of an AHRC-funded project
Description
The CLiC Dickens team celebrated the successful conclusion of their AHRC-funded project with the CLiC Dickens Day on 1 December.
Date:
11/12/2017

PERFECT talks: January and February 2018

PERFECT talks: January and February 2018
Description
Researchers from Project PERFECT will be giving a series of talks in January and February 2018.
Date:
11/12/2017
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