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.
Our top stories
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
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)
Professor Paul Bailey contributes to a pioneering new volume on the Chinese women's press in the twentieth century (published by Cambridge University Press, 2018)
Drawing on the latest research by an international team of scholars, Women and the Periodical Press in China's Long Twentieth Century: A Space of Their Own? (eds. M.Hockx, J.Judge, B.Mittler), examines the relationship between the Chinese women's periodical press and global modernity in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries.