Centres and research groups
Discover our departmental projects
Our research centres
Centre for the History of Medicine
Our centre seeks to understand medical ideas, practices and institutions in their broad social and cultural contexts.
Early Modern and Eighteenth Century Centre
Our centre works on major research projects covering the period 1450 to 1850.
European History Research Centre
We bring together European history research activities to advance the field of study and facilitate academic collaboration.
Global History and Culture Centre
With expertise in Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe, our members' interests span the globe.
Centre for the Study of the Renaissance
The centre's aim is to promote learning and research in the history and culture of the Renaissance.
Yesu Persaud Centre for Caribbean Studies
The centre aims to stimulate teaching and research on the Caribbean, particularly in an Atlantic context.
Food Global Research Priority (GRP)
The Food GRP explores environmental impacts of food production and consumption, including how the world's population can eat sustainably, regularly and well.
Habitability Global Research Priority (GRP)
Our Habitability GRP considers the relationships between life and environment - both on and beyond planet earth.
Research groups, reading groups, and seminars
Early Career Writers
Convened by the early career postdoctoral staff from the History Department
Hosted by the History Department and associated with the Centre for the Study of Women and Gender
Convened by the early career researchers from the History Department
History of Violence
We provide a focus for all areas of research into personal, social, political, and cultural violence.
History Research Seminar Programme
Complementing the rich variety of research in the History Department
Medieval Seminar Series
An interdisciplinary research seminar based in departments across the humanities, sponsored by the Humanities Research Centre.
Convened by researchers from a variety of disciplines who are interested in oral history research
Queer History Warwick
We provide a forum for scholars to discuss queer history in an intellectually rigorous but supportive context.
Warwick Network for Parish Research
Founded in 2003, we host the My-Parish platform and related research initiatives.
History of Science and Technology Hub
We cover the full range of scientific disciplines, from physics to anthropology to economics, and the technologies associated with them.
Black Studies Reading Group
A multidisciplinary reading group for students and staff to engage with pioneering work on Black history, culture and politics.
Modern British History Reading Group
The Modern British History Reading Group offers discussions of Modern British History