Monthly Archives: December 2013

Non-state humanitarianisms

Save the children fund appeal for Russian children

You may have missed the week of posts over on Saving Humans recently written by staff and postgrads involved with the Non-State Humanitarianism research network, an AHRC-funded initiative. Take a look:

Click image for source (a post on the Save the Children blog)

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Week 11—no seminar

Our seminar this week is cancelled owing to ill health. Instead, here are the Coasters, with Shoppin’ for clothes (1960).


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Casualty medical care – a personal history

Our colleagues in the History of Medicine unit have their annual John Ash Lecture this afternoon. The speaker is Paul McMaster, who as well as having a long surgical career here in Birmingham has more recently been involved with Médecins sans frontières. Details are below; the lecture starts at 4pm and is followed by a reception.

History of Medicine unit bham John Ash Lecture

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Week 10 seminar

Our seminar speaker this week is Wendy Ugolini, from the University of Edinburgh, and her paper title is ‘Wales England Wed’: English-Welsh hybridity in the two world wars. Poster below—do join us on Wednesday afternoon.

Ugolini poster

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