University of London/Birkbeck

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Formation1823
FounderGeorge Birkbeck
HeadquartersLondon, UK
A constituent college of the University of London

Birkbeck, University of London is a constituent college of the University of London. Established in 1823 as the London Mechanics' Institute by its founder, Sir George Birkbeck, and its supporters, Jeremy Bentham, J. C. Hobhouse and Henry Brougham,

Birkbeck is one of the few universities to specialise in evening higher education in the United Kingdom. Birkbeck offers over 200 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes that can be studied either part-time or full-time, though nearly all lectures are given in the evening.

 

Alumni on Wikispooks

PersonBornDiedNationalitySummaryDescription
Luciana Berger13 May 1981PoliticianFormer Labour MP Liverpool Wavertree, former Chair of Labour Friends of Israel. After parliament started working for PR-company Edelman.
Ed Davey25 December 1965Politician
Alan FreemanEconomist
Emine IbrahimPolitician
Oliver Kamm1963Author
Journalist
Robert Lambert1952UKSpook
Academic
Police officer
"Terror expert"
Undercover policeman turned "terror expert"
Ramsay MacDonald12 October 18669 November 1937UKJournalist
Denis MacShane21 May 1948Politician
John McDonnell8 September 1951Politician
Seumas Milne1958UKJournalist
Propagandist
Claude Moraes22 October 1965UKPoliticianA member of the European Parliament
Mike SmallAuthor
Journalist
Publisher
Sidney Webb13 July 185913 October 1947UK


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