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REMA Award Winner 2024

Congratulations to Dr Angela McShane, Department of History Honorary Reader, and Professor Christopher Marsh, Queens University Belfast, who were named winners at the REMA Awards ceremony. Every two years REMA puts under the spotlight the projects that reflect the vision and versatility of today's Early Music sector.

Dr McShane and Prof Marsh's '100 Ballads' project, which identified 100 of the biggest musical hits from 17th-century England, was named Interdisciplinary Project of the Year.

Mon 10 Jun 2024, 11:12 | Tags: Award Announcement

Emeritus Professor Robin Okey posthumous book award

Emeritus Professor Robin OkeyLink opens in a new window (1942-2023) has been awarded Jesus College's Francis Jones Prize for the best book on Welsh history published in 2023. This was Robin's last book before his passing in December 2023.

Extracts from the notification sent by Thomas Charles-Edwards, Jesus Professor of Celtic (Emeritus):  

'The committee has decided that the prize for 2023 should be awarded to Robin Okey for his book, Towards Modern Nationhood: Wales and Slovenia, c. 1750–1918. That he died shortly after it was published makes no difference: the book deserves the prize..... The prize is £1,000...... Quite apart from the prize itself, we very much hope that the family (and his former colleagues) will be pleased that Robin’s last book has been honoured in this way.'

Mon 13 May 2024, 11:42 | Tags: Award Announcement Publication

Dr James Poskett wins the 2023 Jerry Bentley Prize in World History

Horizons: A Global History of Science (Penguin, 2022) by Dr James Poskett, Associate Professor of the History of Science, has been awarded the 2023 Jerry Bentley Prize from the American Historical Association, which is for "the most outstanding book on world history".

Previous winners include Professor Priya Satia (Stanford), Professor Adam Clulow (UT Austin), and Professor Erika Rappaport (UC Santa Barbra).

Wed 25 Oct 2023, 09:19 | Tags: Award Announcement Faculty of Arts

James Poskett awarded British Academy / Wolfson Fellowship

Dr James Poskett, Associate Professor in the History of Science and Technology, has been awarded a British Academy / Wolfson Fellowship.


The British Academy / Wolfson Fellowships support early career researchers “who show outstanding talent in both research and public engagement and will communicate their research to a global audience.”


As part of the fellowship, Dr Poskett will be working on a research project titled, “The Scientific Revolution as Global History, 1200–1800”.

Wed 10 May 2023, 13:43 | Tags: Award Announcement

Congratulations to final year student Ruth Adesanya

Ruth Adesanya, one of our final year students, has been awarded the Kinder-BrANCH MA Fellowship. Full details can be found in the BrANCH NewsletterLink opens in a new window. Please join us in congratulating Ruth and wishing her all the best during her time in Missouri!

Ruth Adesanya

Wed 18 Jan 2023, 15:10 | Tags: Award Undergraduate Announcement

Fully-Funded PhD Studentship (fees and maintenance) to be held at the Department of History, University of Warwick

Metallic Empire: Science, Energy, and Industrial Imperialism in the John Percy Collection, 1817–89

AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership PhD Studentship

University of Warwick and Science Museum, London

Applications are invited for a fully-funded PhD studentship (fees and maintenance) to be held at the Department of History, University of Warwick and the Science Museum, London. The studentship is funded through the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s Science Museums and Archives Consortium Collaborative Doctoral Partnership (CDP) scheme. The project will be supervised jointly by Dr James Poskett (Warwick), Dr Katayoun Shafiee (Warwick), Dr Richard Dunn (Science Museum), and Mr Ben Russell (Science Museum). Deadline for Applications: Friday 29th April 2022, 17:00 (BST)

Thu 10 Mar 2022, 10:20 | Tags: Award Postgraduate Funding

Karé Adenagen wins 2 Silver Medals at Tokyo Paralympics 2020

Congratulations to History student Karé Adenagen on winning 2 silver medals at the Tokyo Paralympics

Tue 07 Sep 2021, 11:01 | Tags: Award Undergraduate Announcement

Dr Somak Biswas to join History Department as an Honorary Fellow

Dr Biswas will join the department as an honorary fellow on 1st September 2021 for 3 years.

Wed 25 Aug 2021, 14:44 | Tags: Award Research Announcement

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