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June 2014


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Challenges for Early Modern Women's History
Wednesday 18 June 4.30–5.30pm

We are delighted that Professor Lisa Jardine will be joining us on campus to discuss Challenges for Early Modern Women's History. Wednesday 18 June 4.30–5.30pm. Lisa will be in conversation with IAS Distinguished Visiting Fellow Dr Nadine Akkerman, hosted by Hugh Adlington, School of English, Drama and American and Canadian Studies. The event is free but booking is essential.


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IAS Distinguished Visiting Fellowships
Would you like to nominate an outstanding academic operating at the cutting edge of their disciplines to work collaboratively with colleagues at the University of Birmingham? If this collaboration would focus on new and existing areas that are timely, relevant to national and international priorities and cross disciplinary boundaries then this is a reminder that the next deadline for proposals is 11 July. Full details of how to make a proposal. IAS DVF programme.


Opportunities

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The British Council
The British Council has re-opened the call for workshop proposals under the Researcher Links initiative. Leading Researchers are invited to propose themes for bilateral workshops to be held in one of the 18 partner countries which will bring together early-career researchers to discuss their research and start to build international relationships. Full details can be found at Researcher Links initiative.


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Piirus
Connecting researchers.
Crossing boundaries.

Piirus helps you to connect with other researchers – it’s as simple as that. If you want to make contacts, or find a collaborator, within your field or from a different discipline, then Piirus is a quick and easy tool to help you get in touch. If you would like to participate in a pilot of this service or would like to find out more please visit PIIRUS pilot.


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The Valuing Nature programme
Discipline-hopping fellowships available in the Valuing Nature programme The Valuing Nature programme is a five year interdisciplinary NERC-led research programme in collaboration with ESRC, BBSRC, AHRC and Defra. On behalf of the programme funders, NERC are inviting applications from early-career researchers who wish to develop their research expertise in a different discipline. Full details.


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(R2HC) Programme
Second call for proposals open. The overall aim of the Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises (R2HC) programme is to improve health outcomes by strengthening the evidence base for public health interventions in humanitarian crises. Full details on R2HC website.


Newly agreed and upcoming workshops

If you’d like to propose a workshop we welcome applications at any point during the year. Please contact Sue Gilligan s.gilligan@bham.ac.uk for guidelines.

You can view further details and who to contact to attend workshops at the IAS Workshops page.


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