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Exhibition: Decolonising witchcraft: Portraits of traditional healers in Bolivia

Running in our Peltz Gallery 3-25 March

Our research

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

National Student Survey

Birkbeck in global top 100 in QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017

Birkbeck has been rated within the world’s top 100 institutions for English and Philosophy in the 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject, published today [8 March 2017].

Professor Martin Paul Eve shortlisted for Guardian University Award

Martin Paul Eve, Professor of Literature, Technology and Publishing at Birkbeck, has been shortlisted for a Guardian University Award for Inspirational Leadership.

CFP: Dickens Day 2017 - Dickens and Fantasy

Jointly run by Birkbeck, Cardiff University and the Dickens Fellowship, this one-day conference will explore all aspects of Dickens and fantasy.