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Department of History, Classics and Archaeology, Birkbeck, University of London

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Department of History, Classics and Archaeology

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A Centre of Original and Influential Research

Our consistently strong performance in the Research Assessment Exercise places the the Department among the top five in the UK.

A Wide Range of Research Opportunities

Our Department offers expert supervision by world-class academics.

A Great Place to Study

Our academic staff are recognised internationally as authorities in their field and deliver stimulating teaching programmes at all levels.

Clearing at Birkbeck

Staff are available to speak to students throughout Clearing 2014

World War One Centenary: examining shellshock and the impact of war

Professor Joanna Bourke spoke about shellshock as part of a global series of events about World War One

Historian Professor Joanna Bourke elected as Fellow of the British Academy

Prize-winning scholar Professor Joanna Bourke was elected today as a Fellow of the British Academy