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A major grant will enable Dr Rebecca Darley to produce the first ever study of the Western Indian Ocean in Late Antiquity.

17 October 2019

Professor Nikolaus Wachsmann will advise on the content of the UK Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre, an initiative backed by all former British Prime Ministers.

15 October 2019

The exhibition at the Jewish Museum London, developed in partnership with the Pears Institute for the Study of Anti-Semitism at Birkbeck, confronts and debunks deeply held stereotypes surrounding Jews and money.

04 October 2019

'Maoism: A Global History' by Professor Julia Lovell has been shortlisted for the Al Rodhan Prize, the Cundhill History Prize, and the Baillie Gifford Prize.

20 September 2019

The programme of Orientation and course induction events are a great chance for students to meet new classmates and to prepare as well as possible for the start of term.

20 September 2019

Historians and novelists Philippa Gregory and Stella Tillyard joined Birkbeck to discuss narrative, writing and finding the balance between fact and fiction.

17 September 2019

If a general election is called this autumn, students who are registered to vote elsewhere will need to apply for a postal vote or register at their new address.

16 September 2019

Birkbeck’s Department of History, Classics and Archaeology will open its doors to the public with a series of free events exploring histories ranging from ancient to modern.

13 September 2019

A warm welcome to all students collecting their exam results today and beginning their journeys at Birkbeck. There are still places left on many courses through clearing - go to or call 020 3907 0700 to apply, and come along to our Clearing Open Day on Saturday to see why more people are choosing evening study at Birkbeck.

14 August 2019

Professor Bourke’s free lecture series, 'Exploring the Body', will examine the changing social, cultural, and political meanings given to the material body and reveal unexpected insights into what it means to be human.

13 June 2019