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Birkbeck Nineteenth-Century Forum

Don’t forget that you can come along and discuss this month’s instalment (January 1865) with Prof. Michael Slater (Birkbeck, University of London) and Dr. Holly Furneaux (University of Leicester) tomorrow evening. 61 more words

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10 things that change when you move abroad

I left Finland behind in 2011 when I moved to England and started my studies at the University of London. Last autumn I moved back to Helsinki, but many things had changed. 1,352 more words

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Come and read Our Mutual Friend with us!

Birkbeck Forum for Nineteenth-Century Studies

Wednesday 28 January 2015, 6.00–8.00pm

Keynes Library (room 114), Birkbeck School of Arts, 43 Gordon Square, WC1.

The first event of the spring term for the Birkbeck Forum for Nineteenth-Century Studies will feature Professor Michael Slater (Birkbeck, University of London) and Holly Furneaux (University of Leicester) discussing the latest instalment of… 42 more words

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Goldsmiths media top research Uni

Goldsmiths Media and Communications department has been rated top in the UK university rankings for research intensity.

The department is famous for its iconic media professors James Curran, Dave Morley, Sara Ahmed, Angela McRobbie and Sue Clayton among many others. 129 more words

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Era Of The 'Selfie'

It might seem a bit irrelevant on this blog, but I don’t think so!

The ‘selfie‘ fever across the world has definitely hit students and broadly education as well. 320 more words

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Mais uma bolsa de estudo em Londres!

Começando o Ano Novo com boas notícias para você que é professor e quer trabalhar como pesquisador na melhor Faculdade de Educação de uma das melhores universidades do mundo! 141 more words

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Month 9 (January 1865): ‘Say something plain.’ Speech and Suppression in the January Number

This month’s post was contributed by Joanna Robinson, AHRC Collaborative PhD Candidate at King’s College London and the Museum of London.

The reader may be forgiven for imagining that Pleasant Riderhood would be a haughty and imperious woman, as her refusal to ‘be regarded in a certain light’ precedes her into the text, accompanied by Mr Venus’s mournful lamentations. 1,274 more words

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