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Sunil Gupta: In Pursuit of Love

Exhibition in our Peltz Gallery 20 September - 31 October 2017

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Professor Martin Paul Eve awarded Medal of Honour in the Humanities and Social Sciences

The Medal of Honour is awarded to laureates of exceptional academic or social distinction, who make a unique contribution to the mutual relationship between faculties and universities.

Birkbeck launches nationwide short-story anthology

The Mechanics’ Issue 14 includes stories by award-winning established authors as well as featuring new voices from Birkbeck and beyond.

Professor Marina Warner awarded British Academy Medal

The Medals are awarded for landmark academic achievement in any of the humanities and social science disciplines supported by the Academy.