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3 June – 5 July 2019 Refugees, Newcomers, Citizens: Migration stories from Picture Post, 1938-1956

Come along to our free exhibition in the Peltz Gallery.

Historic building with 21st Century facilities

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

Arts Employability Programme 2018/19

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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...

Birkbeck to play leading role in project to transform open access academic publishing

Professor Martin Eve will lead Birkbeck’s part in the project, which has been made possible through a £2.2 million grant from Research England.

Refugees, Newcomers, Citizens

New exhibition celebrates stories of migration from Picture Post 1938-1956

Arts Week: 20-24 May 2019

The annual summer showcase of Birkbeck’s varied arts enterprises is here again.

3 June 2019 - 12:00: Refugees, Newcomers, Citizens: migration stories from Picture Post, 1938-1955

This exhibition explores the Picture Post magazine's stories of refugees and immigrants to Britain from the 1930s to the 1950s.

18 June 2019 - 14:00: Homecare: A Community Engagement Event

A community engagement event focussed upon 'homecare'

18 June 2019 - 18:00: Deleuze and Guattari Reading Group (BRAKC)

Sixth BRAKC reading group this year, all welcome

18 June 2019 - 18:00: Arts Programme: Global Talent

This workshop will include Employer and Alumni-led delivery on overseas opportunities and experiences.

19 June 2019 - 18:00: Luciana Martins Inaugural Lecture

Professor Luciana Martins delivers her inaugural lecture: 'Drawing together: the visual archive of travel in Latin America'


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