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Peltz Gallery Exhibition 5 - 23 September 2016: ABSORB

Working with the notion of permanence and impermanence, instability and uncertainty, photographs, films and books of the rivers of Argentina become an allegory for the passage of time.

Opening the door to the Humanities

Dr Martin Eve explains the significance of the Open Library of the Humanities, launching this week.

Our research

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

Birkbeck student uses experience of cancer to develop show for Edinburgh Festival

Theatre and Drama student Karen Hobbs was diagnosed with cancer during her studies, and used the experience to develop a show for the Edinburgh Fringe

Research internship placements at Shakespeare's Globe

Birkbeck students taking MA Renaissance and other Birkbeck postgraduates working in the early period are invited to apply for two research internship placements offered byGlobe Education at Shakespeare's Globe.

Birkbeck and the European Union

Birkbeck will continue to welcome students, staff and visitors from across the EU and further afield

29 August 2016 - 09:00: Summer Bank Holiday

08 September 2016 - 18:00: Get Started - September 2016

08 October 2016 - 11:00: Get Started - October 2016

03 November 2016 - 18:00: Get Started - November 2016

03 December 2016 - 11:00: Get Started - December 2016