The Universal Language of Iconicity

October 25, 2022 PR Team

Dr Marcus Perlman delivers a University of Birmingham taster lecture for our undergraduate English Language degree courses. The objectives for the lecture are to: – Define the terms iconicity, arbitrariness and ideophone – Explain the bouba-kiki effect – Describe examples…

What if data-intensive technologies’ ability to mould habits with unprecedented precision is also capable of triggering some mass disability of profound consequences? What if we become incapable of modifying the deeply-rooted habits that stem from our increased technological dependence? Join…

The little-known Independent Custody Visiting Scheme enables people to make unannounced visits to police stations and to check on the welfare of detainees. Custody visitors are the only outsiders to see detainees in their cells: the visitors could play a…

Join us for our annual China Institute Li Siguang Lecture, which this year will be delivered by Prof Yan Zheng, Chair Professor, School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology. The lecture will be followed by…

Music undergraduate Open Day talk 2021

September 27, 2021 PR Team

Interested in studying BMus Music? Join Dr Ben Curry, Lecturer in Music and student Eloise to hear all about the course, the campus, and the opportunities available to you at the University of Birmingham. 00:00 Intro 01:03 Why study Music?…

Interested in studying History and politics? Join Dr. Thomas Brodie, Lecturer in 20th Century European History and History student Gabriella to hear all about the course, the campus, and the opportunities available to you at the University of Birmingham. 00:00…

Interested in studying LLB Law? Join Dr. Ben Warwick, Senior Lecturer in Law and student Alura to hear all about the course, the campus, and the opportunities available to you at the University of Birmingham. 00:00 Intro 00:12 Overview 01:39…

Interested in studying BMus Music? Join Dr Ben Curry, Lecturer in Music and student Eloise to hear all about the course, the campus, and the opportunities available to you at the University of Birmingham. 00:00 Intro 01:03 Why study Music?…