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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.

Read more from our blog. 

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

Summer concert series

Our summer events included a series of concerts, all available on Youtube here. See also Maxine Berg's blogpost on Musical Culture and Empire in Eighteenth-Century Britain.

Forthcoming Events