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Department of History, Classics and Archaeology, Birkbeck, University of London

A Centre of Original and Influential Research

Our consistently strong performance in the Research Excellence Framework places the the Department among the top in the UK.

A Great Place to Study

Our academic staff are recognised internationally as authorities in their field and deliver stimulating teaching programmes at all levels.

SSHP Study Support Workshops

Academic skills workshops for undergraduate students in the School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy


Thursday 19th January 2017 19:30 -21:30

A night of discussion and debate, music and food in the Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square

PhD studentships in the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology

Applications are now being accepted for PhD studentships for October 2017 entry.

The Postgraduate Student Experience at Birkbeck
Exile, Imprisonment, or Death

New book by Prof Julian Swann examines the politics of disgrace in Bourbon France

Eric Hobsbawm Postgraduate Scholarships

Three full-fee scholarships for MA study in the department of History, Classics and Archaeology

Birkbeck marks World AIDS Day 2016

Prof Cook's inaugural lecture and the display of the UK AIDS quilt on 1 December

Funding for Research Students

ESRC, Bonnart Trust and Stuart Hall PhD studentships

Why Study for a BA in History at Birkbeck, University of London