Welcome to Durham University History Department, one of the leading centres in the UK for the study of History. We were ranked as the top UK History Department by the Complete University Guide in 2015 and by the Times and Sunday Times in 2013 and 2014, and second by the Guardian University Guide in 2015. Our research expertise and teaching provision extends from the early Middle Ages to contemporary history; from Britain and Europe (including Russia) to America, Africa and China; and across social, cultural, gender, visual, political and economic history. We know that flexibility and choice are key components of a positive university experience for students, and so we offer a varied range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes that can be tailored to students' interests.
One of the seven departments which make up the Faculty of Arts & Humanities and located in the historic heart of Durham, the History Department is close to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Cathedral and Castle. The University has excellent libraries, with archives and book collections of international significance and which provide access to a huge range of online resources, making us a perfect choice for both undergraduate and postgraduate study.
Tuesday 30 January 2018
- Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Masculinities, Gender and Sport Seminar 5:30pm, Seminar Room, IAS, Cosin's Hall, Palace Green, Alex Channon (Brighton), Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday 31 January 2018
Wednesday 7 February 2018
- Durham Early Modern Group - IMEMS/History Department 4:30pm, Seminar Room 1, History Department, 43 North Bailey, Durham, John Marshall (Johns Hopkins University), Contact email@example.com
Thursday 8 February 2018
- Restructuring Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages: Dr Corisande Fenwick (UCL) 4:15pm to 5:30pm, History Department (43 North Bailey), Seminar Room 2, Dr Corisande Fenwick (University College London), Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday 14 February 2018
- Durham Early Modern Group - IMEMS/Department of History 4:30pm, Seminar Room 1, History Department, 43 North Bailey, Guiseppe Marocci (Exeter College, Oxford), Contact email@example.com
Durham in World Top 30 for Arts and Humanities
Durham University has been recognised as a global leader in Arts and Humanities in a prestigious international league table.
MA in Medieval and Early Modern Studies
This MA programme offers outstanding interdisciplinary training in the study of the medieval and early modern past (AD 300-1700). Teaching is undertaken by an almost unrivalled cluster of subject-specialists, drawn from a range of departments and disciplines including History, Archaeology, Theology, English Studies, Modern Languages, Classics, and Philosophy. Explore a turbulent and exciting world. more...
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