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.
30 June 2020
A senior Lecturer in Modern History in the Department of History, has been awarded a £167,000 grant from The British Academy to write Vanished, a history of extinction for Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Random House.
25 June 2020
Women Art Workers and the Arts and Crafts by Dr Zoë Thomas.
24 June 2020
In the latest America Unfiltered podcast, Michell Chresfield joins The Clinton Institute's Liam Kennedy and Scott Lucas to discuss Black Lives Matter protests and the UK.
Professor Henry Chapman forms part of the team that discovered the largest prehistoric monument ever in Britain.
11 June 2020
The University’s first Chancellor is the subject of new interest as institutions look into their past to consider how it reflects their present values.
03 June 2020
The Crossroads of Empire, was awarded a Special Mention in the Research category at the European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards 2020.
01 June 2020
Matt Coles writes for The Conversation.
29 May 2020
Dr Steve Hewitt contributes to a new publication looking at the origins and legacies of the 1969 Omnibus Bill in Canada.
19 May 2020
Four joint winners donate prize money to the Highland Food Bank.
18 May 2020
Zoë Thomas makes summer recommendations for undergraduate History degree offer-holders.
Kate Smith makes summer recommendations for undergraduate History degree offer-holders.
Hannah Cornwell makes summer recommendations for undergraduate History degree offer-holders.
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.