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Call for Participants: UoB Postgraduate Symposium Friday 19th May 2017 Department of Drama and Theatre Arts, University of Birmingham, UK Keynote by Professor Deirdre Heddon Registration Now Open: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/university-of-birmingham-postgraduate-symposium-with-keynote-from-professor-deirdre-heddon-tickets-33046933267 https://www.eventbrite.co.…
Continuing the adventures of Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Reasearch Advocate, Ella Hawkins, University of Birmingham 'After lunch, I took a trip down to the strongrooms with Dr Anjna Chouhan – Lecturer in Shakespeare Studies at the SBT – to explore the Bram Stoker Collection in situ. [...] In theory, it offers an in-depth insight into the personal and social lives of some of the most significant figures in the history of Shakespearean performance....…
NTU student Mahtab Hussain was featured in BBC4 Britain in Focus Documentary. Mahtab talks to Eamonn McCabe about Bill Brandt and photography of working classes on #britaininfocus https://twitter.com/hashtag/britaininfocus?src=hash. The programme can be found on the BBC iPlayer http://tinyurl.com/jbqnzmo https://t.co/C75ccyKtgQ.  
Academic Freedom and Society A one-day conference at the University of Warwick, Friday 2 June 2017 How can the history and philosophy of academic freedom and its representations in culture inform us about current debates around the place and function of the academic in society? This conference invites interdisciplinary and transnational perspectives on the question of academic freedom and university autonomy, both historically and in the current moment. Keynotes: Prof. Bruce Gilbert,…
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The Conference will critically examine the progress that must be made to ensure that all people, no matter who they are, are 'free and equal' and will include keynote addresses from the following experts: •        Professor Michael O'Flaherty, Director, EU Agency for Fundamental Rights •        Mr Arvind Narrain, Geneva Director, ARC International •        Professor Javaid Rehman, Professor of Law, Brunel University •        Ms Joanna Whiteman, Co-Director,…
Nominations for SAF elections are now open. Check your emails for details from your SAF representative.   
A response to ‘Krísis: Critical Interventions’ symposium (Friday 29th October 2016) by n0422017@ntu.ac.uk and n0381003@ntu.ac.uk   The art exhibition, Krísis, is curated by Something Human, https://postcolonialstudiescentre.wordpress.com/2016/11/30/critical-interventions-home-belonging-and-krisis-by-sofia-aatkar-and-richard-bromhall/#_edn1[1] and is presented in collaboration with Nottingham Trent University, Bonington Gallery and Nottingham Contemporary.…
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),…

 

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