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New Peltz Gallery exhibition

Positive Living: Art and AIDS in South Africa focuses on the struggle for self-representation by those affected by the virus during the worst period of AIDS denialism under former President Thabo Mbeki from 1999 to 2003.

Opening the door to the Humanities

Dr Martin Eve explains the significance of the Open Library of the Humanities.

Autumn in the School of Arts

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

Historic building with 21st Century facilities

Find out more about our Georgian building, award-winning cinema and newly refurbished gallery...
Power of art to confront AIDS denialism in South Africa explored in Birkbeck symposium

Senior figures who were at the epicenter of the South African HIV/AIDS crisis in the late 1990s and early 2000s will gather at the Peltz Gallery

Author Ali Smith delights with visit to Birkbeck

Man Booker Prize-nominee Ali Smith, author of acclaimed novel How to be Both, has visited Birkbeck to talk about her life, career and the art of writing.

Fully funded creative writing scholarship launched at Birkbeck

Award-winning writer bestows scholarship funding for budding writer from disadvantaged background