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Department of History

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Our research is at the heart of what we do, informing our teaching and public engagement.


A round-up of published books from our academics:

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Forthcoming one-off events will be listed here when they occur.

In the meantime, view details of regular seminars, conferences and Blackwell Lectures.

About us Detail of the Department of History at 9 Woodland Road

Rigorous research underpins everything we do as a department. Read more about us.

Engaging the public Professor Ronald Hutton

We involve the public in our research, sharing the results with them in creative ways.

My time in the History Department gave me the skills to succeed, allowed me to choose the right job, and offered me the opportunity to get it. Oh, and it was hugely enjoyable along the way.

Alex, BA and MA History - now working in TV production