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

- 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 (

- Events

- Seminar directory

- Podcasts

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

The Raphael Samuel History Centre (

- Events

- Seminars

The Guardian

- The Higher Education Network

- Postgraduate Students

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