Welcome to the Department of History

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We are proud to be one of the finest history departments in the world, combining groundbreaking research with teaching that offers incredible chronological breadth, and geographic and thematic scope. We have more than 45 academic staff, and a vibrant community of students.

We were rated 2nd nationally for the quality of our research in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF), 10th in the UK for History in the 2017 Complete University Guide, and rank as the 51st history department internationally according to the QS World University Rankings 2017.

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Undergraduate

News

Prestigious MA scholarship opportunity

Posted on Thursday 9 March 2017

History taught MA applicants eligible for £5,000 award


New editorial role

Posted on Monday 6 March 2017

Dr Tara Alberts becomes Book Reviews editor for 'Medical History'


The Daniel Pinfold MA Dissertation Prize

Posted on Wednesday 1 March 2017

New award in memory of former student


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Postgraduate

Events

Tue
25
Apr

Medieval psalters as witnesses to liturgical song

Medieval studies lecture on the Iberian case

Thu
27
Apr

Lines of sight: visions of Senegalese public health

Free lecture on visual ways of transmitting health knowledge in Senegal

Wed
17
May

Fraud and veracity in early modern observations of generation

Free lecture on the difficulties of combatting fabrication and fraud in early modern science

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Research

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