Welcome to the Department of History

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We are proud to be ranked in the top 100 in the world for History (QS World University Rankings 2018) and ranked 7th in the UK (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019). We are 2nd in the UK for research performance (Times Higher Education's ranking of the Research Excellence Framework 2014).

We offer our students a huge choice of modules, ranging around the world and across 2,000 years. Teaching is by world-class experts in their field, reflecting their own groundbreaking research, and has an emphasis on small-group teaching.

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Undergraduate

News

Primary Health Care & Immunization Programme Implementation: History of Health in Zimbabwe

Posted on Wednesday 20 February 2019

This major-one day symposium will draw together different disciplinary perspectives and backgrounds to explore the history of primary health care and immunization in Zimbabwe.

Culture and Health Webinar Calendar 2019 Launched

Posted on Monday 28 January 2019

New webinars in the WHO Culture and Health series announced

Small-Scale Gold Mining in Ghana, 1957-2057

Posted on Monday 21 January 2019

A workshop marks the beginning of a 6-month collaborative project with the University of Ghana on small-scale gold mining

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Postgraduate

Events

Tue
26
Feb

Arts and Humanities Virtual Open Day

Thinking about postgraduate study? Find out more at our Virtual Open Day!

Wed
27
Feb
Thu
28
Feb

An Archaeology of Power: The Use of Fortifications in Desert Spaces since Roman Times

This event is part of the CModS Research Strand "Medievalism and Imperial Modernity", and is co-organized with the York Asia Research Network and the Department of History

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Research

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