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On December 3rd, Aston University are welcoming two politicos to Birmingham to hear about current political affairs in the U.S. In their talk, American political consultant, pollster and “public opinion guru” Frank Luntz and Democratic pollster Darius Baxter will deliver a bipartisan, balanced programme providing a postmortem of the […]

The Midlands chapter of the British-American Business Council (part of Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce) has named Professor Julian Beer as its new president. The deputy vice chancellor of Birmingham City University is succeeding Harry Reilly who is now honorary chairman of BABC Midlands. Professor […]

Councillor Mike Leddy, Lord Mayor of Birmingham, has just returned from a visit to Washington and Chicago. His visit focused on the showcasing of Birmingham’s culture and progressing our Sister City relationship with Chicago. In Washington the Lord Mayor accompanied the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group […]

Representatives of Birmingham City Council, Birmingham City University, University of Birmingham and West Midlands Police visited Chicago in November 2013 to progress various elements of the current work programme agreed between the 2 cities.  In essence engagement between Birmingham and Chicago is stronger now than […]