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Recent PhD graduates will run a Wikipedia edit-a-thon to highlight the women who were instrumental in the setting up and running of the first Foundling Hospital.

10 September 2018

Creative writing lecturer Toby Litt leads for the College in a wide-ranging £8 million project.

07 September 2018

We invite proposals for 20-minute papers in response to the theme of Dickens and family and warmly encourage Dickensians and scholars of all backgrounds and career stages to apply.

26 March 2018

College achieves high placings for many of its subjects in 2018 world tables.

02 March 2018

Professor Eve will use the €30,000 grant from OpenAIRE to expand his work on open access publishing in the humanities.

02 March 2018

A creative writing graduate from Birkbeck has been awarded a fellowship with the Writers Guild of America (WGA) that will help to carve her career in screenwriting.

14 February 2018

The Representation of the People Act, passed on 6 February 1918, gave women the right to vote in the UK for the first time. Birkbeck academics celebrate this centenary and look at how we can make further strides towards equality.

06 February 2018

Leading literary agency Aitken Alexander has created a new scholarship in Creative Writing at Birkbeck, aiming to find and nurture literary talent from groups underrepresented in publishing.

05 January 2018

Professor Rose will be a judge of the prestigious fiction award as it enters its 50th year.

20 December 2017

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.

28 November 2017