Department of History

The Department of History covers a wide range of British, European and world history from the early medieval period to the present. Whatever your interest – whether cultural, social, political, economic history – there is someone doing that kind of history in the department.


Posted 04 December 2017

BRIHC at Being Human

Public enthusiasm for engaging the insights that arts and humanities researchers can bring to contemporary matters of concern is as high as ever. As a small band of University of Birmingham historians recently discovered when they took part in this year's Being Human Festival.

Posted 16 November 2017

Must bankers be bad?

Tom Cutterham, lecturer in United States History, discusses the moral complexities behind the University of Birmingham's event 'Must bankers be bad?'

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