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Birkbeck Gender & Sexuality (BiGS)

BiGS provides a forum for innovative interdisciplinary collaboration and exchange in gender and sexuality studies. Under the Director, Kate Maclean, it brings together scholars working in the arts and humanities and the social sciences and encourages dialogue with practitioners in the creative industries as well as with non-academic constituencies.

BiGS fosters postgraduate teaching and research in gender and sexuality studies.

BiGS is home to Birkbeck's College Gender Group and regularly organizes a wide range of events including workshops, conferences, guest lecturers and an artists and activist seminar.