A new exhibition, curated by Mike Berlin from the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology, will tell the story of the Partisan Coffee House - widely considered to be the spiritual home of the British New Left.

The exhibition will run from 5 - 27 May 2017 at Four Corners Gallery, Bethnal Green.

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A new exhibition curated by Mike Berlin from the Department of History

Rediscovering the radical Partisan Coffee House — Birkbeck, University of London

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[#BBKblogs] Dr Vicki Squire recently gave a talk at the Birkbeck Institute for Social Research on how the treatment of people on the move in Europe has provided a new lens through which we can understand why there has been no sustainable and humane policy implementation from European leaders, or more pressure from the wider public to address the current migration crisis. Read more -...
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Crossing the Mediterranean sea by boat: human dignity and biophysical violence

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Nearly a thousand graduates will celebrate achieving a qualification during this spring’s Graduation Week.

Against the backdrop of the Art Deco splendour of Senate House’s Beveridge Hall, graduates will be personally congratulated by Professor David Latchman, CBE, Master of Birkbeck, and President of the College Baroness Bakewell, over three days of ceremonies next week. Illustrating the...
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Nearly a thousand graduates will celebrate achieving a qualification during this springs

Birkbeck graduates shine during spring 2017 Graduation Week — 25-27 April

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#BirkbeckVoices: Jocelyne Saab is a journalist, photographer, artist, scriptwriter, producer and film director. She has spent more than four decades documenting conflict and deprivation, especially the civil war in her native Lebanon in the 1970s and 1980s. Her Beirut Trilogy was a highlight of the #EssayFilmFestival’s 2017 programme. Listen now > bit.ly/2p5YUY0
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Jocelyne Saab's Beirut Trilogy at the Essay Film Festival

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An insight into one of the ways data analysis can help us make sense of the world. A look into the “Rongorongo” writing system of Rapanui of Easter Island and how Martyn Harris, a researcher at Birkbeck looks at classifying the inscriptions according to their shared text patterns.

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We know that data is out there, but how do we manage it? Birkbeck Institute for Data Analytics provides a platform for research that combines data from different domains to enable identification of meaningful patterns in data and gain new insights that lead to new knowledge and societal impact.

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#BBKresearch: Traditional screen time has been linked to sleep problems in children, but as portable touchscreens become increasingly ubiquitous this effect may now be being seen in children as young as six months old. Researchers at Birkbeck and King’s College London questioned 715 parents about their child’s daily touchscreen use and sleep patterns. They found that babies and toddlers who...
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BBKresearch Traditional screen time has been linked to sleep problems in children

Babies and toddlers who use touchscreens sleep less

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#BirkbeckExplains: Autism is a developmental condition affecting social development and communication that affects up to 1 in 100 children in the UK. Dr Emily Jones works at the Birkbeck Babylab where their research looks into better understanding how babies learn and develop, particularly during the first 2 years of life. They are also interested in understanding why and how some children...
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The earliest autism intervention study in the world has suggested that a video-based therapy for families with babies with a high likelihood of autism may reduce the severity of emerging signs of autism. This study is the first of its kind to work with babies in their first year of life who have a sibling with autism and are therefore at higher risk of developing the condition. Read more about...
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The earliest autism intervention study in the world has suggested that a

Parent-mediated therapy may help babies at risk of developing autism

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A beautiful explosion of greenery walking through St. George's Gardens on the way to Birkbeck this afternoon. Imagine what it will be like when the tree leaves come out to play. Another tranquil oasis in Bloomsbury to enjoy.

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A beautiful explosion of greenery walking through St Georges Gardens on the
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Birkbeck, University of London has committed to maintaining fees for students from the European Union at the same level as those for UK home students, for those starting courses in the academic year 2018/19. The commitment will also extend to holding fees for students from the European Union at the same level as UK home students for the entire duration of their course, for both new and...
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Birkbeck holds fees at home levels for European Union students

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Marina Warner, Professor of English and Creative Writing at Birkbeck, has been elected as the 19th President of the Royal Society of Literature (RSL). She will be the first woman to hold this position since the Society was founded in 1820.

Professor Warner said on the appointment: “It is a huge honour and a great surprise to become President of the RSL. Literature has been my life – reading,...
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Marina Warner Professor of English and Creative Writing at Birkbeck has been

Professor Marina Warner elected first female President of the Royal Society of Literature

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A sunny walk across the Thames on the way in to Birkbeck today. On 'holiday' from classes but unfortunately the essay won't write itself.

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#BBKScienceWeek: A day in the life…Dr James Hammond in Chile

As part of Birkbeck Science Week 2017, Dr James Hammond from the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences gives an insight into a day in the life of a scientist. Read more - bit.ly/2nHMfWL

Science Week concludes this evening with a series of three talks:
- Mechanisms for keeping the Earth habitable
- Triggering the radiation of...
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[#BBKblogs] Birkbeck MPhil/Phd Economics student, Veronika Akhmadieva discusses global debt: "In 2015, global debt hit a record high of $152 trillion (225% of world GDP), raising the possibility of a new global financial crisis striking the economy in the near future. That prompted the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to conduct an in-depth analysis of global debt and economic growth. The...
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BBKblogs Birkbeck MPhilPhd Economics student Veronika Akhmadieva discusses globa

Inaugural BCAM Policy Talk: Fiscal Buffers, Private Debt & Stagnation: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

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[#BBKblogs] Birkbeck MA Renaissance student Michael Willis reflects on his internship at the Globe: "Every Tuesday began with a wintery riverside walk from Embankment to Bankside to work with an early modern treasure trove of books and archival material at Shakespeare’s Globe. The vast spectrum of material that I was exposed to fed my intellectual curiosity as an early modern theatre...
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An early modern treasure trove

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[Discover our research] Birkbeck's Dr Carl-Henrick Bjerström explores the curious case of Alfonso Laurencic, a designer of psychologically disorienting torture cells on behalf of the Republicans during the Spanish Civil War.

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Discover our research Birkbecks Dr CarlHenrick Bjerström explores the curious case of

'Enhanced Interrogation’ in the Spanish Civil War

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#BBKScienceWeek: A day in the life…Dr Emma Meaburn

As part of Birkbeck Science Week 2017, Dr Emma Meaburn from the Department of Psychological Sciences at Birkbeck gives an insight into a day in the life of a scientist. Read more - bit.ly/2n7am5E

Birkbeck Science Week continues this evening with the talk: On the Source of Human Irrationality - 5.30pm

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MeeTwo, a new social media app founded by Birkbeck PhD candidate Suzi Godson and her business partner Dr Kerstyn Comley, has won a prestigious £15,000 Teach First Innovation Award. The app is designed to help teenagers deal with stress and anxiety, which experts from the mental health charity Sane are now describing as a "slow-growing epidemic." MeeTwo enables teenagers to safely and...
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MeeTwo a new social media app founded by Birkbeck PhD candidate Suzi

Anxiety support app for teenagers wins Teach First Innovation Award

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#BBKScienceWeek A day in the life….Dr Anthony Roberts

As part of Science Week 2017, Dr Anthony Roberts from the Department of Biological Sciences gives an insight into a day in the life of a scientist at Birkbeck. Read more - bit.ly/2nOieG5

Birkbeck Science Week starts this evening with - Microbes in the Real World - a talk, film screening and panel discussion:

Talk: The Interactions...
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