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School of Arts, Birkbeck, University of London

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Historic building with 21st Century facilities

Find out more about our Georgian building, award-winning cinema and newly refurbished gallery...

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...

Visit our Research Centres

See some of the activity and events being organised by research centres in the school.

Birkbeck Curatorial Research Lab at Peltz Gallery

The Peltz Gallery has launched a two-term initiative aimed at foregrounding curatorial research activity.

Applications for AHRC CHASE PhD studentships now open

The School of Arts at Birkbeck College, University of London is now accepting applications for the 2019-20 AHRC CHASE PhD studentships.

History of Art academics receive Historians of British Art book accolades

Kate Retford, Professor of History of Art at Birkbeck and Honorary Research Fellow, Lucy Peltz have each earned awards from the Historians of British Art book prize committee.

Mara Polgovsky Ezcurra receives honour from College Art Association

The College Art Association bestowed its Art Journal Award to Mara Polgovsky Ezcurra, lecturer in Contemporary Art in the Department of History of Art at Birkbeck.

30 March 2020 - 18:00: KRASZNA-KRAUSZ LECTURE 2020

KRASZNA-KRAUSZ LECTURE 2020:Photography and Cinema, from A to Z presented by David Campany.

24 April 2020 - 11:00: The Friday Club

Join us every last Friday of the month for The Friday Club group writing sessions.

28 April 2020 - 09:00: Spring Graduation 2020

Birkbeck Spring Graduation, April 2020

30 April 2020 - 12:30: Reclaim the Lunch Hour

Bring your lunch to the Research Hub at Peltz Gallery, meet, discuss and share ideas. Every Thursday in Summer Term.

30 April 2020 - 14:00: Corkscrew Collection Drop In

Drop in session on practice as research.


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