Be Birkbeck Membership
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Be Birkbeck. Join our membership scheme. Become part of our unique, research-intensive, evening university at the centre of academic London.
Take part in special members’ lectures and learn about the latest developments in research from our leading academics.
Exchange ideas with other like-minded, intellectually curious members. Receive alerts about films, exhibitions, lectures and workshops in Birkbeck.
Gain access to challenging and thought-provoking lectures with priority booking for high-demand events.
Extend your knowledge by listening to our expanding library of podcasts given by our distinguished academics.
Be Birkbeck is open to everyone so you do not have to be a graduate or have any previous affiliation with Birkbeck to join our unique community. Become a member from only £5 a month. Join .
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Be Birkbeck is an exciting membership scheme, designed to give everyone a chance to be part of Birkbeck's academic community. You do not need to have any prior affiliation with Birkbeck to join.
There are three tiers of membership.
At £5 per month, bronze membership will allow you to participate in special members' lectures, receive a newsletter and be invited to a number of collaborative events.
At £15 per month, your silver membership will give you additional onsite and online access to the library.
At £17 per month, your gold membership will give you all of the above, as well as borrowing rights from the library.
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Our lectures are designed to inform and to engage you.
Our theme for this, our third year, is Identities. We have challenged academics from across the College to address this topical and sometimes controversial issue from the perspective of their own research.
23rd April 2015- Ageism, the Economy and Later Life with Dr Penny Vera-Sanso
27th May 2015- Dead Wilde: Magnus Hirschfeld and the Violent Shaping of Modern Queer Culture with Dr Heike Bauer
23rd June 2015- What is work-life balance, and how can you make this work? with Dr Almuth McDowall
19th October 2015- Immigration and National Identity in Britain Since 1945 with Professor David Feldman
Later in the year, colleagues in law and social science will also take up the challenge of addressing the theme of identities through their research.