We really care about making the study of the past available and relevant to as many people as possible.
The Department of History at Reading is unique in its expansive reach across time and space. Our histories of health, religion, culture and revolutions stretch across the Western world, the Middle East, India and Africa.
Explore topics as diverse as medieval medicine, the music of the ‘Arab Spring’ and hidden histories of slavery. Our leading scholars collaborate with the BBC, the British Museum and British Parliament as well as local communities here in Reading.
Get a flavour of our outreach activities and how you can engage with the global expertise in our department: