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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 2019), ranked 7th in the UK (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020) and 6th in the Complete University Guide 2020. 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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Postgraduate

Events

Wed
26
Feb

Perceptions of administrative violence in the early Islamic empire

*SEMINAR POSTPONED* Part of our spring research seminar series

Fri
28
Feb

From Margins to Centre? Undergraduate Conference on Marginalised Histories

A one day conference specifically designed by and for undergraduate students to explore marginalised histories and the intersectionality between them

Wed
4
Mar

A "great present" for the Tsar: The English carriage in Anglo-Muscovite diplomacy of 1604

*SEMINAR POSTPONED* Part of our spring research seminar series

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Research

Gender equality

‌We hold a Bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to gender equality.

Athena SWAN Bronze Award

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