About Senate House Library

We are the central library for the University of London and the School of Advanced Study. One of the UK's largest academic libraries for arts, humanities & social sciences.

  • 2,000,000 : Over 2 million books
  • 50 : 50 Special Collections
  • 1,800 : 1,800 archival collections

Current exhibition and events

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Writing in Times of Conflict

This free exhibition and events season gives you the chance to explore some of the world's most notable conflicts through the eyes of people that were there and consider some of the world’s biggest questions…Is the pen mightier than the sword? Can there ever be world peace?

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