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The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities

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Birkbeck, University of London

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The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities (BIH) was established in 2004 to stimulate research, public debate and collaboration among academics and intellectuals on important public issues of our time.

Key to its remit is the promotion of new ideas and forms of understanding in the humanities. As part of this mission, the BIH aims to foster a climate of interdisciplinary research and collaboration among colleagues from three schools (Arts; Law; Social Sciences, History and Philosophy) at Birkbeck, University of London, as well as inviting in other UK-based and international academics and researchers.

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London Critical Theory Summer School 2020

Our internationally renowned Summer School takes place next year from 22 June - 3 July 2020. The Summer School enables graduate students and academics to engage in a two-week course of day-time study with acclaimed critical thinkers. Full details will be added to the website soon.

For more information and details on how to apply, click here

12 March 2020 - 18:00: Feminism and the Politics of Resilience

This lecture continues our series of Feminist Flashpoint events

30 March 2020 - 18:00: Inaugural Lecture Series - Filippo de Vivo

Professor Filippo de Vivo is delivering his inaugural lecture 'Imagining Archives: Early Modern Italy and the World'.