Ukraine Summer School
The History Department were honoured to co-host 20 students from the Ukrainian Catholic University (UKU) in Lviv with the English Department, from 12 - 25 June 2023. Read about the visit in a UKU article published back in July.
Meet the students and find out what was involved in setting up the Summer School:
- Ukraine Summer School: Student Perspectives: https://youtu.be/S9HxR7af6Do?si=D8bS-YCCTasP3m4e
- Organising the Ukraine Summer School: https://youtu.be/OLV4gYyJbrs?si=AmDny6in8QS5QU0w
Global History Prize dissertation 2021-22 published
The International History Review journal has published an article by History alumnus Sam Matthews Boehmer, winner of the Global History Prize dissertation from 2021-22.
Read the full article "Questionable Allies: British Collaboration with Apartheid South Africa, 1960–90" here.
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: https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/DBE888/british-academy-postdoctoral-fellowship
Note that Warwick's internal deadline for receiving the materials is 28th August.
Inaugural Eutopia Summer School on the history of violence in Dresden
The inaugural Eutopia Summer School on the history of violence is taking place at TU Dresden from 2-8 July 2023. The school is aimed primarily at undergraduates about to enter their final year of study and will enable exploration of themes such as:
- Historiography of Violence
- Gendered Violence
- Colonial Violence
- Violence in Political Discourse
- Representing Violence
- Drink-Related Violence
Born out of the longstanding relationship between Warwick and Dresden, the summer school is run by scholars from both institutions, providing students access to world-class research and teaching. An amazing opportunity and we wish them well this week!
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!
Roberta Bivins and Mathew Thomson to give the Ben Pimlott Memorial Lecture 2023
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.
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.”
Warwick Awards for Teaching Excellence good news!
Congratulations to James Poskett and Niels Boender for making the 2023 shortlist for the Warwick Awards for Teaching Excellence (Arts Faculty & PGR). Well deserved recognition of brilliant teaching! The winners will be announced on 27 June 2023.