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Undergraduates joining us in Autumn 2023

For all students joining us in Autumn 2023, we are very pleased to welcome you to the History Department.

Please visit the Undergraduate handbook for more information and a welcome message from the Head of Department, Professor Tim Lockley, MBE.

Wed 13 Sep 2023, 10:07 | Tags: Undergraduate Announcement

My-Parish virtual platform update

The Churchwardens' Accounts of England and Wales on the My-Parish virtual platform, co-ordinated by the History department's Professor Beat Kümin, have been updated and are as complete as can be.

This will be of particular interest to the Parish Scholars Community. Follow My-Parish on Twitter for updates.

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Thu 17 Aug 2023, 11:18 | Tags: Media Research Announcement

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships applications 2023-2024 now open

The Department of History at the University of Warwick is pleased to announce that the British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship scheme is now open and welcomes expressions of interest. More information available here.

For an outline of the process and required documents visit:

Note that Warwick's internal deadline for receiving the materials is 28th August.

Wed 09 Aug 2023, 10:21 | Tags: Postdoctoral Competition Announcement Faculty of Arts

PhD Scholarship: The Right-Wing Press and the British World, 1780-1830

An exciting opportunity is available for this PhD Scholarship funded as part of the Monash Warwick Alliance. The studentship will be jointly supervised by Professor David Lambert (Warwick) and Professor Gordon Pentland (Monash).

For full details and how to apply visit Jobs at Monash. Closing Date: Sunday 3 September 2023, 11:55pm AEST

Monash PhD

Tue 08 Aug 2023, 14:44 | Tags: Postgraduate Announcement

A very warm welcome to the 20 Ukrainian Students visiting the department

The History Department are delighted to be co-hosting 20 students from the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv with the English Department, from 12 - 25 June. Professor Christoph Mick has helped organise a Summer School for the students with lots of amazing teaching and social events planned.

The students have arrived on campus for their first day and we hope they have a wonderful few weeks in the Faculty!


Mon 12 Jun 2023, 14:05 | Tags: Announcement Faculty of Arts

Roberta Bivins and Mathew Thomson to give the Ben Pimlott Memorial Lecture 2023

Professor Roberta Bivins and Professor Mathew Thomson will present this year's Ben Pimlott Memorial Lecture 2023 on an NHS theme in July.

Anniversary Fever? History and the Culture of Celebrating the Age of the NHS will take place on Thursday 6th July 2023, 6pm-8.30pm BST at Anatomy Theatre & Museum, Strand London, WC2R 2LS

For tickets and more information, please visit the event page.

About the Ben Pimlott Memorial Lecture

The Ben Pimlott Lecture is hosted by Twentieth Century British History, OUP Journals and King's Contemporary British History. This lecture series was established in 2006 in honour of the late Ben Pimlott and in association with the Institute of Contemporary British History, with which Ben had close ties. Each lecture is published in the journal and is available free online.

Tue 06 Jun 2023, 14:29 | Tags: Lecture Announcement Faculty of Arts

Horizons shortlisted for the 2023 BSHS Hughes Prize

Horizons: A Global History of Science (Penguin, 2022) by Dr James Poskett has been shortlisted for the 2023 British Society for the History of Science Hughes Prize.

 The Hughes Prize "is awarded every two years to the best book in the history of science (broadly construed) published in English which is accessible to a wide audience of non-specialists.”

Horizons Hughes Prize poster

Tue 23 May 2023, 12:04 | Tags: Announcement Publication Faculty of Arts

Student article on the impact of Black role models and Black creative spaces

Xaymaca Awoyungbo, a final year undergraduate student studying History at Warwick, has written an article for Lacuna magazine. Xaymaca speaks with author Sandra A Agard and explores Britain’s young Black creative networks.

You can read the full piece here.

Wed 17 May 2023, 10:30 | Tags: Media Undergraduate Announcement

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