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), 14th in the UK for History in the 2018 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

Man Booker longlist success

Posted on Friday 28 July 2017

PhD student Fiona Mozley has debut novel 'Elmet' longlisted for prestigious prize


Medical History: William Bynum Essay Prize

Posted on Sunday 23 July 2017

'Diagnosing the Kaiser: Psychiatry, Wilhem II and the question of German war guilt' wins prize


Dr Harry Wilson obituary

Posted on Monday 17 July 2017

Founding member of department remembered


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Postgraduate

Events

Sat
16
Sep

University Open Day

Thinking of a History degree? Come and visit us!

Sun
17
Sep

University Open Day

Thinking of a History degree? Find out what makes us special!

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Research

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