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The VPP (Virtual Postgraduate Platform) is a collaborative platform for the AHRC and M3C funded Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership. It is a single online space for Midlands3Cities Doctoral Researchers, Supervisors, Site Directors and Administrators.

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19th and 20th October 2016 The conference will bring together the new intake of postgraduates, current PhD students and academic staff from different backgrounds, providing a fantastic opportunity to present and discuss their work in a supportive environment. We welcome proposals for presentations of research from all disciplines within arts and humanities. We are particularly excited to request proposals for creative activities or workshops. Deadline for submission: 17.00 (GMT),…
27&28 Oct 2016 RSA Student and Early Career Conference 2016, Newcastle, UK  Plenary Speakers: Sally Hardy, Regional Studies Association, UK Charlie Rapple, Kudos, UK Andy Pike, CURDS, UK Gary Bosworth, University of Lincoln, UK Joyce Liddle, Aix Marseille University, France Abstract submission and registration Registration and abstract submission for the Student & Early Career conference 2016 is open. Deadline for abstract submission is 4th September 2016.…
13&27 Oct 2016 The National Archives has opened booking for October workshops that will introduce TNA’s collections and related research skills – the first past of the PAST programme. A small charge will be applied to the sessions this year, which will include refreshments and lunch. Details can be found on TNA’s website http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/about/our-role/research-and-scholarship/postgraduate-archival-skills-training-past/introduction-days-level-1/,…
14&15 Sept 2017 The  National Maritime Museum (NMM), together with University College London (UCL), the Royal Society, the National Portrait Gallery  (NPG) and other project partners, is delighted to have been awarded an Arts and Humanities Research Council Network Grant on ‘Joseph Banks, Science, Culture and the Remaking of the Indo-Pacific World’. The Network will bring together interdisciplinary and international groups of scholars from universities, libraries,…
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The 10th October marked the World Day against the Death Penalty and, to commemorate this, the FCO arranged a round table meeting with those who work in government and academia alike to discuss Sharia law and the death penalty. The United Kingdom maintains a firm stance against the death penalty and actively encourages those countries who still administer the death penalty to move towards abolition. The speakers at the meeting were Professor Jon Yorke (Birmingham City University),…
By Amna Nazir https://vpp.midlands3cities.ac.uk/display/amnanazirbcuacuk/Welcome and Alice Storey https://vpp.midlands3cities.ac.uk/display/AliceStoreybcuacuk/Alice+Storey (M3C funded PhD researchers) The United Nations Human Rights Council (UN HRC) was established in 2006 through resolution 60/251 http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/hrcouncil/docs/A.RES.60.251_En.pdf of the UN General Assembly and, along with it, the Universal Periodic Review http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/UPR/Pages/UPRMain.…
Alice Storey and Amna Nazir, PhD Researchers, Birmingham City University IMG_3297.JPG The United Nations Human Rights Council (UN HRC) was established in 2006 through resolution 60/251 http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/hrcouncil/docs/A.RES.60.251_En.pdf of the UN General Assembly and, along with it, the Universal Periodic Review http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/UPR/Pages/UPRMain.aspx (UPR) mechanism was created. Through the UPR,…

 

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