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Our research

Birkbeck is a world-class research and teaching institution and a vibrant centre of academic excellence.

Internationally respected research

The Department of Cultures and Languages at Birkbeck brings together a community of scholars with shared interests in interdisciplinary topics and transnational phenomena, covering French, German, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish-speaking cultures from the Renaissance to the 21st century

Get a feel for research in the Department by:

  • Browsing our academic profiles for full details of publications, research interests and areas of supervision
  • Looking at some of our current research projects
  • Visiting our research centres and networks
  • Reading research blogs by academics in the School of Arts
  • Listening to podcasts by academics in the School of Arts