Research centres

Research centres bring together a range of academics working in the same subject, time period or geographical area. Visit the centre’s websites to find out about their research, seminars, blogs or other news. 

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We integrate cutting-edge and world-leading research on Africa with distinctive inter-disciplinary teaching
Birmingham 18th Century Centre

Birmingham Eighteenth Century Centre
BECC brings together researchers with an interest in the long eighteenth century. 

Birmingham Seminar for Environmental Humanities

Birmingham Seminar for environmental Humanities
A cross-disciplinary network of scholars interested in environmental research within the humanities.

Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies

Bringing together Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies in Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology within a single unit.

Centre for Modern and Contemporary History

Centre for Modern and Contemporary History
The Centre aims to be the principal focus for reasearch on the history of Britain, Europe and the wider world since WW1.

Centre for Printing History and Culture

Centre for Printing History and Culture
Encouraging research into all aspects and periods of printing history and culture, as well as education and training.

Centre for Reformation and Early Modern Studies

Centre for Reformation and Early Modern Studies
Interdisciplinary research into the history of the Reformation and early modern Britain and Europe.

Centre for the Study of the Middle Ages

Centre for the Study of the Middle Ages
CeSMA facilitates academic research into the Middle Ages, from c.300 to c.1500 AD.

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Centre for War Studies
Researching global warfare from the Middle Ages to the Contemporary Period.

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Centre for West Midlands History
Creating a forum for research into and study of the history of the region. 

Modern British Studies

Modern British Studies
Providing new ways of thinking about the transformation of British society, cultures, politics and economy from the 19th century to the present.