Festival of the Humanities

Festival of the Humanities

University of London Institute for Advanced Studies

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African Archaeology Research Day

The 11th African Archaeology Research Day

21-22 November 2014

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Transitions Conference

Transitions: 1945-Present

Research conference

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Glossing the Medieval Liturgy

Glossing the Medieval Liturgy

21-22 May 2015

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About us

BIRTHA logoThe Bristol Institute for Research in the Humanities and Arts (BIRTHA) facilitates research and intellectual exchange across the Faculty of Arts by providing funding opportunities for academics and postgraduates.
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CIAS logoBIRTHA is a member of the Consortium of Institutes of Advanced Study
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Internship scheme

I had the privilege to work with a team of generous and dedicated administrators, while acquiring professional experience and skills that will prove invaluable for a career in academia.

Conny Lippert (2010-11 intern)
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Forthcoming events

  • Fiction writing workshop (1)
    03 October 2014, 10.00 AM Department of English - Autumn term workshop series from Fri 3 October - Fri 28 November
  • Cullin Sound
    03 October 2014, 1.15 PM Sarah Watts (bass clarinet), Laurence Perkins (bassoon)

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