School of History and Cultures

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.


29 March 2021

Tzuching Chu: My life as an international history student

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.

23 March 2021

An Ancient History student's recommendations

BA Ancient History student, Elizabeth, gives her recommendations of things to see and do if you already are (or planning to be!) a Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology student at the University of Birmingham.

17 March 2021

Five Reasons to join a society at university

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.

16 March 2021

My year in Ghana: Lydia Hogg

Final year BA African Studies and Anthropology student Lydia took the opportunity to study at the University of Cape Coast in Ghana as part of her year abroad. Here, she tells us about her experience.

26 January 2021

Alasdair Livingstone (29.01.1954 - 18.01.2021)

The department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology was saddened to hear of the death of our former colleague, the assyriologist Alasdair Livingstone, last week.

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