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.
22 April 2021
University of Birmingham historian receives a prestigious Advanced Grant from the European Research Council of £1.74M (€2M) for his project, The Making of Monoculture: A Global History.
21 April 2021
BA History student Mia Fitzgerald tells us about studying at the University of Birmingham, including her favourite modules and the Societies she has been involved in.
20 April 2021
BA History student Olivia Saunders tells us about her time studying at the University of Birmingham, including her favourite modules and the Societies she has been involved in.
15 April 2021
Matt Cole reflects on mourning and the passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
02 April 2021
Report and recording of the Centre for the Study of North America event that took place on 3 March 2021
30 March 2021
Lauren Novelli is a third year undergraduate BA History and Theology student. Here she shares the reasons why she chose to study at the University of Birmingham for her degree.
29 March 2021
Tzuching is currently in his final year of his BA History degree at Birmingham. As an International student from Hong Kong, Tzuching writes about his experiences about life as an international student in Birmingham.
24 March 2021
University of Birmingham Modern Languages and History graduate Freya Hoppe tells us about the year abroad she spent in Seville Spain, from September 2018 - June 2019.
22 March 2021
As a BA History student at the University of Birmingham, Mia Fitzgerald gives you her recommendations of places to visit in Birmingham whilst studying your undergraduate degree with us.
Event report by undergraduate student Jasmine Sandhar on "The Profits of Slavery and the Wealth of the Universities," hosted earlier this month by the Centre of the Study of North America.
17 March 2021
Olivia Saunders is one of our third year BA History students and is on the committee for the History society at Birmingham. Here she gives us five benefits of joining a society at University.
10 December 2020
The College of Arts & Law has been awarded a total of three highly prestigious Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowships.
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.