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21 September – 27 October: Day for Night: Landscapes of Walter Benjamin

Come along to our free exhibition in the Peltz Gallery.

Evening study

We offer evening courses European cultures and languages, Latin American studies and much more...

Historic building with 21st Century facilities

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

New Publication: Narratives in Motion - Journalism and Modernist Events in 1920s Portugal

Dr Luis Trindade, Senior Lecturer in Portuguese Studies, has just had his book on Portuguese journalism and modernism in the 1920s published by Berghahn.

CFP: Replacement

This conference is about modes of personal haunting, looking both forward and back, and may focus on any of the three main positions in the drama of replacement: the ‘replacement’ child or partner; the never-entirely-dead predecessor; or the effect on the empowered or disempowered person whose desires move between these two others.

New publication: Contemporary Japanese Women’s Theatre and Visual Arts: Performing Girls’ Aesthetics

Dr Nobuko Anan, Lecturer in Japanese studies, has recently had her book on the history of 'girls' aethetics' in Japanese art published by Palgrave.

18 August 2018 - 11:00: Get Started - August 2018 (Central Campus)

Would you like to apply for any of our undergraduate degree courses ? It doesn't matter if it's still just an idea or if you've found

18 August 2018 - 12:00: Clearing Open Day

Our Clearing Open Day is an excellent opportunity for students interested in applying through Clearing to find out more about Birkbeck.

28 August 2018 - 18:30: Get Ahead: Your first year of Undergraduate study

Build your confidence, demystify your 1st year of university and learn the skills required to succeed throughout your UG studies at Birkbeck

29 August 2018 - 18:30: Get Ahead: Building your Postgraduate study skills

Learn how to reflect on and inspect your academic skills ready for postgraduate study at Birkbeck.

30 August 2018 - 18:30: Get Ahead: Building your Postgraduate study skills

Learn how to reflect on and inspect your academic skills ready for postgraduate study at Birkbeck.