Useful links

Birkbeck, University of London (

The School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy

The Department of History

Department of History staff directory

MPhil/PhD student directory

MPhil/PhD resources (guides to funding; regulations; code of practice; progress/upgrade review etc)

The Early Modern Intelligencer of the Birkbeck Early Modern Society

Birkbeck’s Institute for Social Research

The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities

The Department of History, Classics and Archaeology on Facebook

РBirkbeck History Society

Birkbeck Students’ Union: welfare and student counselling

MyBirkbeck (workshops; support, enrolment etc)

University of London (

Bloomsbury Postgraduate Skills Network at UCL (helps research students with the essential skills needed to manage their career and apply successfully for jobs – Birkbeck students get free entry)

History research blogs and websites

Blogging for Historians (answers questions about historical research blogging)

History Workshop Online (“a forum, laboratory, and virtual coffeehouse devoted to the practice of radical history”)

The Many-Headed Monster (English society and culture in the early modern period)

Dandelion (a postgraduate arts journal and research network)

PhD2Published (hints and tips for early-career academics on how to get published)

The Institute of Historical Research (


Seminar directory


History Lab (a national network for postgraduate students in history and related disciplines)

The Raphael Samuel History Centre (



The Guardian

The Higher Education Network

Postgraduate Students

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