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Department of History

Department of History



Welcome to the Department of History, ranked 2nd in the Complete 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



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Friday 8 June 2018

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Walking with Pride - Sunday 27 May

Durham Pride - 27 May

Sunday 27 May, is Durham’s 5th Pride and we are expecting it to be the largest to date.

(22 May 2018) » Read more Walking with Pride - Sunday 27 May

New Publication by Professor Michael Prestwich

Publication by Professor Michael Prestwich

A Short History of the Hundred Years War by Professor Michael Prestwich ( has recently been published.

(8 May 2018)


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Durham University
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