News

2 May

Orthodox Easter
By: BRAMS | Published On: 2/05/21 1:42 am

BRAMS Institute wishes all Orthodox Christians a burst of sunshine, peaceful times, and a very happy Easter!

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14 Apr

Dedaena Day
By: BRAMS | Published On: 14/04/21 7:44 am

14 April is Mother Language Day in the Republic of Georgia. Regardless of their first language, all citizens of the country celebrate the day when the nation and its government have united against the Soviet Russian attempt to deprive the state status of Georgian – one of the oldest living languages, still in use almost unchanged since ancient times.

In 1990, 14 April was officially established as Mother Language Day in Georgia, and this date has been celebrated annually ever since – the first example of the possibility to defeat the Kremlin.

 

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9 Apr

Obituary: Prince Philip
By: BRAMS | Published On: 9/04/21 8:33 pm

His Royal Highness Prince Philip, 99, passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.

An announcement about the death of Queen Elizabeth II's husband and her devoted companion for 73 years was made on the Royal Family's social media accounts as well as the Royal Family's official website. According to the tradition, an official notice of his death was posted on the railings of Buckingham Palace. However, it was removed shortly afterwards to avoid too many people gathering at the spot. Still, lots of public mourners head to Windsor Castle to put tribute notes and leave flowers all across the territory.

 

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26 Mar

Independence Day of Bangladesh
By: BRAMS | Published On: 26/03/21 4:39 am

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh's Independence that commemorates the country’s declaration of sovereignty in 1971.

Newham Council hosts an online webinar "Heritage, culture and tradition: being British, Bangladeshi & me" to explore and celebrate the intertwined histories of British Bangladeshi communities and their contributions to the wider social and cultural aspects of British life.

Date: 26 March 2021

Location: Zoom

Time: 18:00 - 19:30

Happy Independence Day, Bangladesh!

 

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26 Mar

80th anniversary
By: BRAMS | Published On: 26/03/21 3:07 am

One of Britain’s leading public intellectuals, Professor Richard Dawkins celebrates his 80th birthday today.

In 1976, his book "The Selfish Gene" was published that established Professor Dawkins as a leading figure in evolutionary theory, which polularised the idea that replicating genes are the central force behind evolution, not individual organisms or species.

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