The School of History and Cultures offers a unique range of undergraduate, postgraduate study and research opportunities. It builds on the strengths of its constituent Departments: History, African Studies and Anthropology, Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology and the Ironbridge Centre for Heritage.
23 May 2022
On 9th May, children and their parents, carers, and teachers from schools across Birmingham visited The Exchange for a prize-giving ceremony.
10 May 2022
This is only one of many new sites and unexpected patterns of prehistoric activity detected at Stonehenge by the Ghent-Birmingham research team
07 April 2022
For a degree centred on the past, History creates the ultimate graduate for uncertain futures but what is history for?
07 March 2022
A new BBC Radio 4 play, based on Professor Nick Crowsons research into homelessness, discovers the stories of those criminalised for being homeless.
15 February 2022
The Birmingham Research Institute for History and Cultures (BRIHC) and the Centre for West Midlands History (CWMH) were joined by researchers from the Black Country Living Museum.
10 February 2022
Hear more about Frank Uekotter's recent tour through Germany.
Frank Uekötter was a guest on Late Night Live with Phillip Adams, Australian public intellectual and radio host.
26 January 2022
Co-hosted with the Centre for the Birmingham Research Institute for History and Cultures (BRIHC) and the Centre for the Study of the Middle Ages (CESMA).
10 January 2022
Recording now available.
06 January 2022
Emeritus Professor Dimitris Tziovas has been longlisted for the prestigious Runciman Award.
21 December 2021
William Mack writing for the Bulletin of the Council of University Classical Departments [pdf].
16 December 2021
Professor Uekötter recently spoke with Horizons: The EU Research and Innovation Magazine. He discussed the historical developments which contributed to the rise of monocultures.
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.