Birkbeck Fellow awarded Companion of Honour
Dame Stephanie ‘Steve’ Shirley received the accolade as part of the Queen’s most recent Birthday Honours List. She is the first Birkbeck alumna to receive this honour.
Launching the first art school MBA
This week, Birkbeck and Central Saint Martins celebrated an innovative new collaboration with the launch of their joint MBA programme.
Birkbeck psychologists receive Preyer Award
Professors Mark Johnson and Annette Karmiloff-Smith were awarded in recognition of their contributions to a better understanding of human development.
Practice as Research Corkscrew Conversations: Ruth Solomons (Birkbeck) and Katrine Hjelde (Chelsea College of Arts)
Keynes Library, Birkbeck School of Arts
No booking required
Book launch: Novel Politics. Democratic Imaginations in Nineteenth-Century Fiction by Professor Isobel Armstrong
Keynes Library, Birkbeck School of Arts, 46 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD
Free entry; booking required
Birkbeck AS Philosophy Conference
Birkbeck College, Central London
Free entry; booking required
Motherhood in UK Prisons
Birkbeck's Lisa Baraitser recently spoke on the importance of addressing the experiences of women who parent and are in prisons as a pressing feminist issue. She cited the need to reflect on what incarcerating mothers does to women, to children and to communities.
The Seasons in Quincy UK release
The Seasons in Quincy is the first feature-length documentary to be produced by the Derek Jarman Lab, Birkbeck’s audiovisual hub, and was made by graduate students there in collaboration with Tilda Swinton, Christopher Roth, Simon Fisher Turner and Colin MacCabe.
General election results: Birkbeck comments
The shock of a hung parliament following what only a few weeks ago looked certain to be a landslide victory for the Conservative Party has made this election one of the most unpredictable in recent generations.
Since the election was announced, Birkbeck academics have been using their expertise to offer insightful analysis of the unfolding political developments.
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