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Talking Europe

This series, hosted by Department of PoliticsDr Dionyssis G. Dimitrakopoulosseeks to provide easily accessible expert commentary on key political, social, economic and other events and processes that are currently unfolding in Europe. In doing so, it seeks to showcase the Europe-related research that Birkbeck-based academics are currently conducting.

Participants are based in a broad range of Birkbeck's academic departments including PoliticsHistory, Classics and ArchaeologyPsychosocial StudiesLawEconomicsGeography, as well as Birkbeck’s Centre for the Study of Internationalism. So, although this series operates under the auspices of Birkbeck’s MSc programme in European Politics and Policy, it is very much a collective effort. It will take the form of regular podcasts or short vlogs focusing on major events or processes (including Brexit, EU-level developments, elections in major European countries, as well as new academic publications etc.) or video clips from the several Europe-related events organised at Birkbeck.


Westminster Watch

In this podcast series, members of Birkbeck's Department of Politics discuss current issues in British politics. It is aimed at those with an interest in British politics in general and students on Birkbeck's BA Politics module, Contemporary British Politics, in particular.

You can hear the latest podcasts and find past casts on the Department of Politics' Soundcloud channel.

London Philosophy Talk

This series, hosted by Department of Philosophy's Dr Florian Steinberger, is directed at the philosophically curious, students, as well as fellow academics, and aims to have informal philosophical discussions with experts in a range of different topics. Among them are the philosophy of fiction, the status of moral intuitions, as well as questions surrounding reference in the philosophy of language and whether many of us are too incompetent to deserve a right to vote, and much more.