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Birkbeck Inspires

Welcome to Birkbeck Inspires, our free online events, activities and resources programme, which has been designed to inspire learning, provoke thought, and entertain and excite curious minds.

Our Birkbeck Inspires videos below will go live at the advertised times and we’ll keep them open for you to view after. You can also sign up for events below. We will be adding more videos and events in the coming days and weeks.

Follow us on Facebook for regular updates on the series, including the timings for live events, and join in the conversation using #BirkbeckInspires. Keep up to date with the latest news from the College about our research, staff, student and alumni achievements.

Coronavirus updateWe are posting updates and information for applicants and students in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. Read the College's latest updates on coronavirus.


Birkbeck's experts provide perspectives on a range of thought-provoking and topical issues, including COVID-19.


Book now onto the upcoming events seen below. All events are free to attend and take place online. At the end of each event there is an opportunity for a question and answer session with the speaker(s).


The College's community of academics, alumni and students provide practical advice, guidance and suggestions about how to help ourselves and each other, while social distancing.