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 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.
23 March 2021
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.
22 March 2021
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.
16 March 2021
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.
10 March 2021
Dr Kate Skinner writes for the Democracy in Africa blog
05 March 2021
Full schedule of our regular research seminars
27 January 2021
The Department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology (CAHA) is delighted to announce its spring research seminar series.
26 January 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.
13 January 2021
Two people from the University of Birmingham have been recognised in the New Year Honours 2021.
30 November 2020
Ten important differences between Trump's leadership and fascism.
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.