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Dr Jakub Beneš has received the 2017 Barbara Jelavich Prize

Description
His first book book, Workers and Nationalism: Czech and German Social Democracy in Habsburg Austria, 1890-1918 has received the 2017 Barbara Jelavich Prize from the Association of Slavic, East European, & Eurasian Studies.
Date:
20/10/2017

Criminal Justice Reform in Comparative Perspective - Workshop Report

Criminal Justice Reform in Comparative Perspective -  Workshop Report
Description
Delegates from the USA, Europe and, of course, the University of Birmingham, met for a number of panels on key criminal justice reform issues on the 24th and 25th of August 2017.
Date:
19/10/2017

Call for Papers - Re-imagining EU Law: Brexit and the Law School

Description
Birmingham is hosting a workshop for academic and professional colleagues to reimagine the teaching of EU Law.
Date:
19/10/2017

Teaching the Archive

Teaching the Archive
Description
CLEMT's first research seminar of 2017/18 brought together colleagues from across the historical span of literary studies to share their experiences of using archival materials and methods in undergraduate teaching.
Date:
19/10/2017

University of Birmingham Hosts Africa Writes Event

University of Birmingham Hosts Africa Writes Event
Description
The Africa Writes festival is an annual celebration of contemporary literature from Africa and the diaspora brought to you by The Royal African Society. This year the University of Birmingham hosted a strand of the Africa Writes Festival last week
Date:
19/10/2017

Watch Lisa Bortolotti's talk at TEDxBrum

Watch Lisa Bortolotti's talk at TEDxBrum
Description
Watch Lisa Bortolotti speak at TEDxBrum last week on irrationality, unusual beliefs and stigma (start from 5:58:40 on the video).
Date:
18/10/2017

ELAL Exchange Programme student Q&A

ELAL Exchange Programme student Q&A
Description
ELAL student, Alys Haswell, shares her experiences during her student exchange at the University of Adelaide.
Date:
18/10/2017

Grant to fund research into metaphysics and higher-order logic

Grant to fund research into metaphysics and higher-order logic
Description
Birmingham Fellow Dr Nicholas K Jones has been awarded a Leadership Fellowship (value £226,000) by the by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), for the project 'Higher-Order Metaphysics'.
Date:
17/10/2017

Dr Hugh Houghton gives keynote in Nottingham

Dr Hugh Houghton gives keynote in Nottingham
Description
Dr Hugh Houghton gave an invited presentation at the Faculty of Arts Digital Day last week on "Challenges and Opportunities in Digital Textual Scholarship and Electronic Editing".
Date:
17/10/2017

Olivia Winteringham, RSC guest artist, on working with MA students from the Shakespeare Institute

Olivia Winteringham, RSC guest artist, on working with MA students from the Shakespeare Institute
Description
Each year, the RSC invites a guest artist to collaborate on the Shakespeare and Society module of the Shakespeare Institute's MA Shakespeare and Creativity. Olivia Winteringham, co-artistic director of KILN theatre company, talks about her experience of working with students on the programme.
Date:
17/10/2017
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