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Birkbeck Research Institute

Birkbeck Institute for Social Research

Supporting interdisciplinary, publicly engaged, methodologically innovative social research.

Birkbeck Institute for Social Research


These groups are multidisciplinary bodies formed for the purpose of investigating important areas of knowledge within social research. 

They organise regular meetings, workshops, lectures, film screenings, and seminars for the purpose of furthering and disseminating of the research of the group. Students and members of the public are invited to participate in the working groups' events.  

If you are interested in applying for funding for a new group, take a look at the requirements for setting up a new working group

Past working groups

Take a look at some of the previous working groups supported by Birkbeck Institute for Social Research.