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.
10 January 2022
Recording now available.
06 December 2021
Critical CAHA is a student-run discussion group focusing on inclusivity and diversity within studying our Ancient and Prehistoric worlds.
22 November 2021
A University of Birmingham researcher has contributed to a new national guidance which supports Decolonisation in Museums.
18 November 2021
Recording of the event now available.
Dr Nathan Cardon writing for The Washington Post.
12 November 2021
Stacey Kennedy, a doctoral researcher in the Department of African Studies and Anthropology, gave a talk on her research into the Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts. Recording now available.
29 October 2021
Recording of roundtable on Wednesday 27 October 2021 - 'Decolonization and Fossil Developmentalism: Energy, Climate, Extractivism and Empire/Nation in the Twentieth Century'
22 October 2021
On Wednesday 20 October, BRIHC and CeSMA hosted a fascinating event titled 'Rethinking the Black Death: Can the Ottoman Plague Experience Offer Us Novel Insights?'
01 October 2021
Dr Zoe Thomas, Senior Lecturer in the History of 19th Century Britain and the Wider World at the University of Birmingham, has won the prize for her first book Women Art Workers and the Arts and Crafts Movement.
28 September 2021
The Department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology and the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies at the University of Birmingham are delighted to announce our autumn research seminar series.
27 September 2021
The BRIHC Seminar Series consists of academic talks from world-leading researchers. It runs across the academic year and reflects the whole scope of scholarly fields represented in the School of History and Cultures.
16 September 2021
Entitled Addressing the climate challenge, the report is the work of nearly 100 contributors spread across five continents – all led by academics from the UoB
More forthcoming events
How we are exploring issues of climate through the arts, humanities and law.
The College of Arts and Law is placed 67th in the Times Higher Education 2022 rankings, making it one of the best places for study and research in this field globally.