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Department of History of Art, Birkbeck, University of London

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Department of History of Art


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Summer in the School of Arts

Conferences, workshops, open evenings and free exhibitions - see what's on this summer.

Student research bursaries and funding

The School of Arts is offering up to 12 fully funded Birkbeck Postgraduate Research Scholarships

Our research centres

Find out more about our research centres and networks, focusing on photography, architecture, Eighteenth-Century Studies, digital technologies and more...

Evening study

We offer evening courses in literature, art history, creative writing, media studies, journalism, European cultures and languages, Latin American studies and much more...

Foundling Museum exhibition curated by Lynda Nead

A major exhibtion focusing on the myth and reality of the ‘fallen woman’ in Victorian Britain, curated by Professor Lynda Nead in collaboration with the Foundling Museum’s curatorial team.

Launch of Architecture Space and Society Centre

The launch of Birkbeck's Architecture, Space and Society Centre takes place on Friday 13 March with Jeremy Till, Central Saint Martins, speaking about Thick Time.

Imperial War Museum: Memory and History Reconsidered

A workshop on the recent re-design of the Imperial War Museum London