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School of Arts, Birkbeck, University of London

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Exhibition: Cinephilia and Collecting

Running in our Peltz Gallery 7 October - 27 January: A Museum of the Everyday.

Research at Birkbeck

Read about the Research Excellence Framework and our REF 2014 results.

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...

Historic building with 21st Century facilities

Find out more about our Georgian building, award-winning cinema and newly refurbished gallery...
The Mechanics’ Institute Review to offer exciting opportunities for writers across Britain

Renowned short-story anthology seeks national talent thanks to Arts Council funding

Article published in Birkbeck journal wins prestigious Victorian studies prize

19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Nineteenth Century is part of the Open Library of Humanities

Inaugural Verso Prize for Cultural and Critical Studies awarded for bold, original work

Project explores the question of whether human extinction, in the context of the Anthropocene, can be thought and mapped