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The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities

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BIRKBECK INSTITUTE FOR THE HUMANITIES

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 will take place this year from 22 June to 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.

Find out more about the Summer School and how to apply.

30 January 2020 - 18:30: ELIF SHAFAK - LECTURE AND CONVERSATION WITH PROF. JACQUELINE ROSE

Booker Prize shortlisted author, Elif Shafak, will speak about her work, followed by an 'in conversation' with Prof. Jacqueline Rose

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'.