Department of History

QS World University Rankings 2023 History Top 100The 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.


06 January 2023

Enjoying one’s Middle Ages!

Dr Chris Callow explores the connections between the medieval past, the public perception of the past, and Birmingham’s undergraduate History programmes.

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Growing Up in Manchester

Birmingham historian launches new exhibition on what life was like for children in Manchester in the 19th and 20th centuries.