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Department of Politics, Birkbeck, University of London

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New Programme Launch: MSc War and Humanitarianism

Click here for more information and how to apply. Programme to commence in October 2018.

International scholarships

We offer a number of scholarships specifically for international students. Some are offered directly by Birkbeck; others are offered in partnership with other organisations.

Funding for Research Students

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Professor Rob Singh writes about US-UK relations for The American Interest

Politics academic Rob Singh has written an article about Brexit's potential impact upon US-UK relations

Forthcoming Conference Appearance

Politics academic to speak at Utrecht University

Department launches new podcast and vlog series, Talking Europe

A podcast and vlog series looking at European political issues

Politics academic gives public talk at the University of Toronto

The Department's Dr Lisa Tilley has spoken at the University of Toronto

Politics Academic Co-authors New Journal Article

Dr Lisa Tilley co-edits a special issue of Asia Pacific Viewpoint

New Article by Professor Rob Singh

Professor Singh has written an article for US foreign policy journal Orbis 63 (1) Winter 2019

27 May 2020 - 18:00: Global Political Economy Webinar

Join us for a webinar to learn more about the MSc Global Political Economy courses at Birkbeck.

28 May 2020 - 18:00: Surveillance, big data and behavioural science: governing population in the age of COVID-19

The next event in the Department of Politics' series of debates around politics and Covid-19

29 May 2020 - 18:00: Global Politics & International Relations Webinar

Join us for a webinar to learn more about the BA Global Politics and International Relations course at Birkbeck.

2 June 2020 - 18:00: Get Started: Money at University – Financial Support and Budgeting

A free workshop for prospective students, demystifying student loans, taking you through how to set up a student budget and more!

3 June 2020 - 18:00: Ancient History and Archaeology Webinar

Join us for a webinar to learn more about the BA Ancient History and Archaeology courses at Birkbeck.