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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.

21 January 2020 - 15:00: Tactics at the Bakery


21 January 2020 - 18:00: Get Started: Postgraduate Study

Would you like to apply for any of our postgraduate Masters or postgraduate diploma/certificates courses?

23 January 2020 - 16:00: Deleuze and Guattari Reading Group (BRAKC)

Deleuze and Guattari Reading Group #1 2020

23 January 2020 - 18:00: Q&A: Transition of a start-up idea to commercial reality

The ambition for start-up entrepreneurs is to grow their business. Yet research shows fewer than 3% of start-ups survive for a decade.


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