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8 November - 13 December 2017: Conceiving Histories

Free exhibition in our Peltz Gallery exploring un-pregnancy in history.

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Find out about some of the research projects undertaken by academics in the department

The temperament of memory: Award-winning author Julian Barnes visits Birkbeck

Winner of the 2011 Booker prize, author Julian Barnes spoke to students and staff at Birkbeck about his novel ‘The Sense of an Ending’ at the annual Man Booker event.

The National Theatre announces West End transfer for Beginning- a play by Birkbeck’s David Eldridge

The critically acclaimed, sold-out play, Beginning, written by Birkbeck’s David Eldridge will transfer from the National Theatre to the Ambassadors Theatre in the West End for ten-weeks in January.