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History Global History and Culture Centre

About Us

With expertise in Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe, the interests of the Global History and Culture Centre's members span the globe, and it is the connections between these different regions that are the main focus of the Centre's activities.

Established in 2007, the Centre forms an important part of the Department of History and the wider University. The Centre is at the fore of the development of global history as an integral part of the field of history.

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Research Focus

The Centre also hosts many other research projects and fellowships supported by a variety of funding bodies. We engage in teaching, graduate research, academic publications, host visiting academic fellows, participate in research networks, and organise symposia, conferences, and seminar series, such as a conference on micro- and global history. The AHRC-funded network on Global Microhistory has resulted in the publication of a Past and Present supplement. Berg's ERC-funded project

David Washbrook (1948 - 2021)

It is with great sadness that we have learned that David Washbrook, great historian of India, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, the 25th of January 2021 after a relatively brief illness. Read more here.

Memories from colleagues, read here

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