Birkbeck, University of London
Birkbeck, University of London
Examining crime and punishment in the past can serve a valuable purpose. Exploring these histories can help us understand the very different nature of British society before the modern era. It can also make it easier to understand today’s concerns about violence and problems in the justice system. at Birkbeck, University of London

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Get Inspired - History: Crime and punishment from the Tudors to today

University event offered by Birkbeck, University of London

Event Summary:

Examining crime and punishment in the past can serve a valuable purpose. Exploring these histories can help us understand the very different nature of British society before the modern era. It can also make it easier to understand today’s concerns about violence and problems in the justice system.

Full Event Details:

Crime and punishment from the Tudors to today

Studying history, especially titillating topics such as murder and mayhem, is often interesting for its own sake. However, examining crime and punishment in the past can also serve a valuable purpose. Exploring these histories can help us understand the very different nature of British society before the modern era. It can also make it easier to understand today’s concerns about violence, ‘anti-social behaviour’ and problems in the justice system.


Birkbeck University of London Get Inspired Programme

Birkbeck is a world-class research and teaching institution offering evening higher education. We are now offering the opportunity to join our vibrant centre of academic excellence for a series of inspirational taster lectures lead by our experienced and friendly academic staff.

The sessions are aimed at those looking to study at undergraduate level for the first time and wanting an insight into what it would be like to study a particular subject area at Birkbeck, University of London.

Each session is designed to give students a better understanding of a specific subject area being taught at Birkbeck and to outline some of the academic skills required to study at a university level. Please note: not all sessions are directly linked to current school curriculum study; outlines of each session will be available in advance.

You can expect the following from a Get Inspired Workshop:

Stimulating sessions delivered by experienced and knowledgeable Birkbeck tutors
An overview of the application and admissions process
Meet a Birkbeck student
A chance to ask questions



Booking is required and based on a first come, first served system. For group bookings please contact Patrice Buddington [email protected] 020 7 380 3107


* The event will start promptly at the designated time so please arrive early to get seated and ready before then.

Please note that the main entrance is off Torrington Square.


To book your place - please visit our website:

http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/event/8191662483








Suitable For:
Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)
Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)

Duration: Short Session

Min. Students: 1

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