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.
Posted on Tuesday 4 April 2017
Three academics from the Department of History have each been awarded fellowships from the Leverhulme Trust for their upcoming research.
Posted on Wednesday 29 March 2017
The Department of History is holding a conference on the uses of history in early modern religious controversies on Friday 2 June 2017, 9.30am to 6.15pm.
Posted on Monday 27 March 2017
David Moon, Anniversary Professor in History at the University of York, looks back at the career of Russia's last emperor.