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What can Philosophy offer Higher Education?

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The Department of Philosophy is excited to launch the Nottingham branch of the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain, a joint venture between The University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University.
Date:
05/02/2016

Music student shortlisted for prestigious arts journalism award

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First-year music student Madeleine Pettit has been shortlisted for the prestigious Observer/Anthony Burgess Prize for Arts Journalism.
Date:
02/02/2016

Maiken Umbach blogs on German publication of 'Mein Kampf'

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Professor Maiken Umbach has written about the recent publication in Germany of Hitler's 'Mein Kampf'
Date:
26/01/2016

The University of Nottingham hosts renowned Austrian composer Karlheinz Essl

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The newly-established Forum for Artistic Research at the Department of Music are happy to host renowned Austrian composer Professor Karlheinz Essl from the Vienna University of Music and Performing Arts.
Date:
21/01/2016

PhD student Peter Auker produces London concert

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PhD student Peter Auker produces a concert at a major London cabaret venue.
Date:
21/01/2016

Richard Hornsey co-curates Boots No7 exhibition

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Richard Hornsey has co-curated a new exhibition, 'Inspiring Beauty: No.7 – 80 years of making up the modern woman'
Date:
18/01/2016

Harry Cocks on lonely hearts and online dating

Description
Harry Cocks appeared on BBC Radio 4's 'The Long View' programme on 12 January, discussing the origins of the the lonely hearts ad
Date:
18/01/2016

Professor Judith Mossman giving a series of talks in the USA

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Judith Mossman, Professor of Classics, will be giving a series of talks at prestigious Ivy League universities in the US between 23-29 February.
Date:
15/01/2016

We welcome Rebecca Usherwood to the Department of Classics

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Rebecca, a former student in the department from BA to PhD level, will be joining us on 18 January as Teaching Associate in Classical Studies.
Date:
13/01/2016

Dr Simeon Zahl joining the Department of Theology and Religious Studies

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Dr Simeon Zahl will be joining the department on 1 April as Assistant Professor in Systematic Theology, replacing Dr Simon Oliver.
Date:
06/01/2016
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Department of Classics Research Seminar

Date
09/02/2016
Location:
A3, Humanities Building
Description
Emma Griffiths (University of Manchester): 'Menander, Alexander, and early Hellenistic mythopoesis'

Department of Classics Research Seminar

Date
16/02/2016
Location:
A3, Humanities Building
Description
Andy Merrills (University of Leicester): 'Invisible Men: Mobility and Change on the Late Roman frontier in Africa'

Local history seminar - Saturday 20 February 2016

Date
20/02/2016
Description
Two sessions, the first on the influenza pandemic of 1918–19, and the second on 19th-century Methodism in south Nottinghamshire.

Postgraduate Conference - 'Magic'

Date
20/02/2016
Description
This study day looks to foster the aims of the Centre for Bible, Ethics and Theology among postgraduate students from all areas of theological study, as well as from the broader academic community. With the theme of 'Magic', papers will interact with a biblical text(s) through the lens of the student's primary discipline.

Department of Classics Research Seminar

Date
23/02/2016
Location:
A3, Humanities Building
Description
Edmund Stewart (Nottingham): 'Greek Tragedy and Travel: The Case of Euripides' Phrixus Plays' and Will Leveritt (Nottingham): 'Wine, women and whipsm - re-interpreting a Priapus-sarcophagus through narrative presence'

Department of Classics Research Seminar

Date
01/03/2016
Location:
A3, Humanities Building
Description
Carsten Lange (Aalborg University); 'The Logic of Violence in Roman Civil War: The Tale of Young Caesar'

Department of Classics Research Seminar

Date
08/03/2016
Location:
A3, Humanities Building
Description
Christopher Whitton (University of Cambridge): 'Quintilian In Brief: From Institutio To Epistles, And Back Again'

Department of Classics Research Seminar

Date
15/03/2016
Location:
A3, Humanities Building
Description
Carl Buckland (Nottingham): ' "History became legend; legend became myth" - The Influence of Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings on the Depiction of the Ancient World in Film' and Rebecca Usherwood (Nottingham): 'The 'damnatio' of Constantine II and its Implications'

Local history seminar - Saturday 19 March 2016

Date
19/03/2016
Location:
Lenton Grove, University of Nottingham, University Park

Firth Memorial Lecture 2016: Rowan Williams, Baron Williams of Oystermouth and former Archibishop of Canterbury

Date
11 - 12/04/2016
Location:
University of Nottingham
Description
Rowan Williams wlll deliver the 2016 Firth Lectures, 11th and 12th April 2016
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