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Ralph Waggett MA Studentship in History

The Department of History is pleased to announce the Ralph Waggett MA Studentship as an addition to the Faculty of Arts and Humanities’ postgraduate bursaries and scholarships for 2021-22.
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New blog post by Joe Mulhern (Honorary Fellow)

New blog post written by Joe Mulhern (Honorary Fellow, Durham University History Department)
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New article by Dr Kevin Waite

News article for Slate written by Dr Kevin Waite following the Capitol riots.
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Hatfield Lioness Scholarship 2021-22

Hatfield College Lioness Scholarship applications now open.
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New short article for Leverhulme Trust

Giles Gasper and Nader El-Bizri's research programme will transcend traditional boundaries of scholarship in the humanities by deepening the interconnections with the exact sciences and the arts, while considering their intercultural adaptive transmissions through the history of ideas
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New Publication

New Publication by Professor Philip Williamson and Dr Natalie Mears.
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Doctoral Studentship: The Transmission of Taste

New funded doctoral studentship.
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Durham Historians in Past and Present

Two articles by Durham historians have just been published in Past and Present.
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