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In March...

4 April 2014

Kenneth Austin delivered a paper entitled 'Fear and (Self-)Loathing: Expressions of Religious Anxiety in Early Modern England' at the Mapping Metaphor, at the University of Glasgow on 28 March.

Wired article covers Historical Studies REACT projects

19 March 2014

An article in Wired magazine discusses current REACT projects, two of which include collaborations with members of the Department of History.

In February...

9 March 2014

We interviewed and appointed four new colleagues to join us teaching our students in October. They bring a host of new research and teaching specialisms: from 17th c. political cultures to the birth of 20th c. humanitarianism; from port cities in South East Asia to the politics of water in India and Pakistan.

Historical Studies REACT projects

4 March 2014

We are delighted that colleagues in the department are involved in two of the six REACT projects to receive funding in the latest round.  Victoria Bates and Andy Flack will work on projects that explore the potential of story-telling across distance and allow for personal curation of museum objects.

In January…

4 February 2014

Some of our PhD students have been busy making final plans for the 20th anniversary University of Bristol Centre for Medieval Studies Medieval Postgraduate Conference next month (21-22 February) which is partly sponsored by the department.