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Department of Politics, Birkbeck, University of London

Late@BBK Thursday 19th January 2017 19:30 -21:30

This event is open to all current and past staff and students in the School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy. Join us for an informal social gathering with an opportunity to meet other members of the SSHP community.

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

Find out more about the scholarships available for Home and International students

Postgraduate Loans

The Student Loans Company administers the new Postgraduate Loan for Master’s degrees for all eligible students who live in England.

Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life

A research centre based in the Department of Politics, the CSBPPL hosts a regular schedule of lectures, seminars and debates.

Westminster Watch: The Year in Review

Dr Dermot Hodson and Dr Ben Worthy review British politics in 2016 and look ahead to 2017.

Westminster Watch: Episode 24

Dr Dermot Hodson and Dr Ben Worthy discuss the Investigatory Powers Act and Boris Johnson’s comments on Saudi Arabia.

Westminster Watch: Episodes 22 and 23

The Rumble in Richmond, the Joint Ministerial Committee, Article 50 and Trump.

Ending in Failure? The Performance of ‘Takeover’ Prime Ministers 1916–2016

This article analyses how such takeover leaders perform, concluding that May is likely to face greater obstacles and enjoy fewer advantages than if she had been popularly elected.

The US election and the 'Special Relationship'

Rob Singh on UK-US relations in a post-Brexit, post-election world.

Eric Kaufmann's research in the Guardian newspaper

Birkbeck Professor's research on community cohesion cited on front page of the Guardian.

Westminster Watch: Episodes 20 and 21

Westminster Watch discusses Tony Blair's second coming among other topics.


Westminster Watch Vodcast