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Department of History

Department of History

 

 

Welcome to the Department of History, ranked 2nd in The Complete University Guide (2019) and The Guardian University Guide (2019). We are a successful, expanding department, engaged in teaching and research across an exceptional range of chronological, geographical and thematic areas.

Sarah Davies, Head of Department

 

 

Wide Range of PhD and MA Funding Available

Applications are open until early January 2019, view our full funding details and deadlines here.


Events and Seminars

Monday 7 January 2019

Wednesday 16 January 2019

Tuesday 22 January 2019

Wednesday 30 January 2019

Thursday 31 January 2019


 

Our top stories

Athena Swan Bronze Award

Athena Swan Bronze Award

In October 2018 the Department of History was delighted to achieve the 'Athena Swan Bronze Award' recognising our commitment to advancing women's careers in academia, progressing our students into academia and improving our work environment for all staff. For more information please follow link.

(31 Oct 2018)


Congratulations to Eleanor Barraclough

The winners of the Excellence in Learning and Teaching Awards have just been announced, following a number of high-calibre applications.

Congratulations to Eleanor Barraclough who has been awarded an Excellence in Learning and Teaching Award https://www.dur.ac.uk/news/newsitem/?itemno=34856

(6 Jun 2018)


New Publication by Professor Michael Prestwich

Publication by Professor Michael Prestwich

A Short History of the Hundred Years War by Professor Michael Prestwich (https://www.dur.ac.uk/directory/profile/?id=405) has recently been published.

(8 May 2018)



 

Contact Us

Department of History
Durham University
43 North Bailey
Durham
DH1 3EX


Tel: +44 (0) 191 334 1048

Athena Swan Award

In October 2018 the Department of History was delighted to achieve the 'Athena Swan Bronze Award' recognising our commitment to advancing women's careers in academia, progressing our students into academia and improving our work environment for all staff. Find out more information here.