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Joanna Bourke appointed Chair of 2018 PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize panel

Birkbeck historian and orator Professor Joanna Bourke will chair the judging panel for a prize that recognises an exceptional work of historical non-fiction, published in Britain.

Wolf Wayne Research Fund for Graduate Students

A research expense fund for taught postgraduate students in the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology

Celebrating the Life of Patrick McGurk

A memorial service was held on Saturday 4 November 2017 at the church of St Thomas of Canterbury, Woodford Green, for Patrick McGurk, a member of this department from 1953 until his retirement in 1988.

Birkbeck History Short Courses: bringing London's history to life in 2018

Two new short courses, run in partnership with the Charterhouse and the London Metropolitan Archives, offer deep insight into London’s history and the forces which have shaped the city.

Boughton Studentship awarded to exceptional History PhD candidate

The Department of History, Classics and Archaeology has selected Željka Oparnica for the newly established Margery Boughton Studentship, funded by a generous legacy donation from its namesake's late alumna.