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Discovering Archives and Collections: A Day in Pictures
10/2/2023 11:00 AM

Within the Department of History, we are lucky enough to work with some fantastic partners in the archives and collections sector. Each year, a small and eager cohort of part 3 students embark on one of our placement modules: Discovering … Continue reading

Asian and Middle Eastern History Day 2023
9/18/2023 11:00 AM

On Friday 15th September, the Department of History hosted students from the Blessed Hugh Faringdon Catholic School, for our Asian and Middle Eastern History Day. Students were treated to a diverse set of talks from academics in our department, and had some dynamic, interesting discussions about who is remembered in history, who is left out, and why... Continue reading

Long Read: Little Known Historical Leisure Activities to try, by Dr Jacqui Turner and Prof David Stack
8/31/2023 8:00 AM

If you enjoyed our piece in The Conversation this month and would like to hear more, here is the long read which also includes a little more history and things not to do … Leisure is an essential component of modern … Continue reading

Pirates of the Caribbean: Exploring the Historical Elements of the Franchise, by Luke Walters
8/22/2023 8:00 AM

Luke Walters, one of our Pirate PhD students, has continued from Christos Giannatos’ investigation of the historical accuracy of the Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl, with two short videos. Pirates Codes (From Pirates of the Caribbean: … Continue reading


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