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Department of Psychosocial Studies

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Department of Psychosocial Studies

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About the BA Psychosocial Studies

Commonwealth Rutherford Fellowships

Postdoctoral researchers from Commonwealth countries invited to visit under fellowship scheme

Scholarship Opportunity for PhD Applicants

ESRC Scholarships in Psychosocial Studies, Sociology and Gender Studies

Book launch: Caring in Crisis? Humanitarianism, the Public and NGOs

A new book by Birkbeck's Dr Bruna Seu provided material for a fascinating conversation between leading members of humanitarian and international development organisations about how the sector can more effectively gain support for their work and promote public engagement.

Money matters for higher education access

Prospective students from lower socioeconomic backgrounds are now "far more likely" to be discouraged from applying to university because of a fear of debt than those with the same grades from wealthier backgrounds.

Research and teaching opportunities

Department recruiting for lecturer and postdoctoral researcher

New MSc War and Humanitarianism

Department contributes to new master's programme

Visit from Giuseppe Cocco

Department to host eminent political theorist, activist and public intellectual in 2017

Birkbeck graduates shine during spring 2017 Graduation Week

Nearly a thousand graduates will celebrate achieving a qualification

Psychoanalysis video

Psychoanalysis at Birkbeck

Psychoanalysis is central to the interests of many members of the Department of Psychosocial Studies. See them and others discuss psychoanalysis at Birkbeck in Spaces of Psychoanalysis, directed by Bartek Dziadosz and produced by Lily Ford. Derek Jarman Lab, 2016.