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Modules

If you are a non-History student interested in History modules, please contact HisModApplications@warwick.ac.uk

Introduction

Please note that the modules listed are those we intend to run based on the latest information regarding staff availability, but that teaching staff availability can change, e.g. retirements, parental leave, or ill health, which may require the withdrawal of modules at a later point. If that is the case, students will be notified accordingly.

Please refer to the handbooks for information on policies concerning modules, including the registration process.

Syllabus

It is essential all students familiarise themselves with the degree course syllabi. This will inform you what modules you must take as core requirements of your degree as well as how many optional modules you may choose.

Module Lists

2022/2023 Modules

HI242 Reformation, Politics & Rebellion in Sixteenth-Century Germany
Convenor: Beat K├╝min
Type
Early Modern
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI275 The British Problem: Empire, Conflict and National Identities, 1558-1714
Convenor: Naomi Pullin
Type
Early Modern
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI277 Africa and the Cold War
Convenor: David Anderson
Type
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI281 Being Human: Human Nature from the Renaissance to Freud
Convenor: Claudia Stein
Type
Early Modern
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI289 History of Russia Since 1881
Convenor: Christoph Mick
Type
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI290 History of Germany from Bismarck to the Berlin Republic
Convenor: Colin Storer
Type
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI2A5 Individual, Polis and Society: Philosophical Reflections in History
Convenor: Mark Philp
Type
Early Modern
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI2A6 Urban Catastrophes: Disasters and Urban Reconstruction from 1906 to the Present
Convenor: Pierre Purseigle
Type
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI2A7 A Global History of Food
Convenor: Rebecca Earle
Type
Early Modern
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI2A8 The Formation of American Culture, 1929-present
Convenor: J. E. Smyth
Type
CATS
15
Term
Term 1
HI2B1 America in Black and White? Contemporary US Race Relations in Historical Context
Convenor: Lydia Plath
Type
CATS
15
Term
Term 2
HI2B8 Caravans and Traders: Global Connections, 1200-1500
Convenor: Guido van Meersbergen
Type
Early Modern
CATS
15
Term
Term 1
HI2C1 Galleons and Galleys: Global Connections 1500-1800
Convenor: Guido van Meersbergen
Type
Early Modern
CATS
15
Term
Term 2
HI2C9 War, Sex & Gender in the United States: from Civil War to WWII
Convenor: Susan Carruthers
Type
CATS
15
Term
Term 1
HI2D2 Corruption in Britain and its Empire 1600-1850
Convenor: Mark Knights
Type
Early Modern
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI2D4 Race, Ethnicity, and Migration in Modern Britain
Convenor: Simon Peplow
Type
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI2E1 Historiography I: Methods and Theories in their Historical Context, 1750-c.1990
Convenor: Aditya Sarkar
Type
CATS
15
Term
Term 1
HI2E2 Historiography II: Recent and Emerging Trends in History Writing, 1990 to today
Convenor: Charles Walton
Type
CATS
15
Term
Term 2
HI2E4 Research Project
Convenor: Susan Carruthers
Type
CATS
15
Term
Term 2
HI2E5 The Supernatural in Early Modern Britain
Convenor: Lucy Clarke
Type
Early Modern
CATS
15
Term
Term 2
HI2E7 A History of Modern Mexico
Convenor: Rosie Doyle
Type
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI2E9 Crossing Boundaries and Breaking Norms in the Medieval World
Convenor: Aysu Dincer Hadjianastasis
Type
Early Modern
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI2H5 Race and Science: Histories and Legacies
Convenor: James Poskett
Type
Early Modern
CATS
15
Term
Term 1
HI2H6 Freedom Fighting: Race, Slavery and War in the Revolutionary Caribbean, 1790-1812
Convenor: David Lambert
Type
Early Modern
CATS
15
Term
Term 1
HI2H7 Measuring Society: social sciences and social problems in twentieth-century Britain
Convenor: Andrew Burchell
Type
CATS
15
Term
Term 1
HI2H9 Surveillance States: Biometrics from the Border to the Bathroom
Convenor: Roberta Bivins
Type
CATS
15
Term
Term 1
HI2J1 Sovereignty and Statehood in Modern History
Convenor: Anna Ross
Type
CATS
15
Term
Term 2
HI31E Stalinism in Europe 1928-1953
Convenor: Christoph Mick
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI31J The French Revolution, 1774-1799
Convenor: Charles Walton
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI31R The Elizabethan Reformation
Convenor: Peter Marshall
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI31X Feminism, Politics, and Social Change in Modern Britain
Convenor: Laura Schwartz
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI31Z Reinterpreting the Holocaust: Sexualities, Ethnicity, Class
Convenor: Anna Hajkova
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI32B Kenya's Mau Mau Rebellion, 1952-60
Convenor: David Anderson
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3G5 Conquest, Conflict and Co-existence: Crusading and the Crusader Kingdoms
Convenor: Aysu Dincer Hadjianastasis
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3G7 Amity, Antagonism and Appeasement: Anglo-German Encounters, 1871-1945
Convenor: Colin Storer
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3G9 Venice in the Renaissance (VENICE STREAM ONLY)
Convenor: Luca Mola; Jonathan Davies
CATS
30
Term
Term 1
HI3H6 Postwar: Aftermaths of World War II
Convenor: Susan Carruthers
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3H7 Foreign Bodies, Contagious Communities: Migration in the Modern World
Convenor: Roberta Bivins
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3J3 Arts and Society in Early Modern Europe (VENICE STREAM ONLY)
Convenor: Luca Mola
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3J9 Whiteness: An American History
Convenor: Lydia Plath
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3K2 A Global History of Travel: Odyssey to Aeroplane
Convenor: Guido van Meersbergen
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3K4 Crime and Punishment in Early Modern Europe (VENICE STREAM ONLY)
Convenor: Jonathan Davies
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3K6 India And The Problem of Postcolonial Democracy: A History Of Events
Convenor: Aditya Sarkar
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3S2 Dissertation
Convenor: Simon Peplow
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3S3 China Travel: Seeing the Chinese Empire Through Travellers Eyes (VENICE STREAM ONLY)
Convenor: Anne Gerritsen
CATS
30
Term
Term 2
HI3S6 Science, Technology, and Global Politics, 1900 to Present
Convenor: James Poskett
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3S8 Statues must fall? Remembering and forgetting slavery in the Atlantic world
Convenor: David Lambert
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3S9 Space, Place and Movement in Atlantic Slave Societies: Brazil, Cuba and West Africa, 1791-1888
Convenor: Camillia Cowling
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3T2 Empire, environment and representations: The British and the Making of the Modern Middle East
Convenor: Guillemette Crouzet
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3T3 The Early Modern Body
Convenor: Sophie Mann
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3T4 From Fireplace to Cyberspace: The Folklore of Europe from Prehistory to the Present (VENICE STREAM ONLY)
Convenor: Jonathan Davies; Colin Storer
CATS
30
Term
Term 2
HI3T5 Value in the Age of Reason
Convenor: Michael Bycroft
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI907 Themes and Methods in Medical History
Convenor: Roberta Bivins
CATS
30
Terms
1
Type
Core (History of Medicine)
Moodle
No
Lecture Capture
No
HI961 Dissertation
Convenor:
CATS
60
Terms
2
Type
Core
Moodle
TBC
Lecture Capture
TBC
HI989 Theories, Skills and Methods (TSM)
Convenor: Claudia Stein
CATS
30
Terms
1
Type
Core (History MA); Outside Option
Moodle
TBC
Lecture Capture
TBC
HI991 Matters of Life and Death: Topics in the Medical Humanities
Convenor: Roberta Bivins
CATS
30
Terms
2
Type
Core (History of Medicine); Option
Moodle
No
Lecture Capture
No
HI992 Themes in Early Modern History
Convenor: Peter Marshall
CATS
30
Terms
1
Type
Core (Early Modern History)
Moodle
No
Lecture Capture
No
HI993 Themes and Approaches to the Historical Study of Religious Cultures
Convenor: Naomi Pullin
CATS
30
Terms
2
Type
Option
Moodle
No
Lecture Capture
No
HI994 Themes and Approaches to the Historical Study of Consumption
Convenor: Rebecca Earle
CATS
30
Terms
2
Type
Option
Moodle
No
Lecture Capture
No
HI995 Themes and Approaches to the Historical Study of Empire
Convenor: Guido van Meersbergen
CATS
30
Terms
2
Type
Option
Moodle
No
Lecture Capture
No
HI996 Themes and Approaches to the Historical Study of Gender and Sexuality
Convenor: Laura Schwartz
CATS
30
Terms
2
Type
Option
Moodle
TBC
Lecture Capture
TBC
HI997 Themes in Global and Comparative History
Convenor: Rebecca Earle
CATS
30
Terms
1
Type
Core (Global and Comparative History)
Moodle
TBC
Lecture Capture
TBC
HI998 Themes in Modern History
Convenor: Laura Schwartz
CATS
30
Terms
1
Type
Core (Modern History)
Moodle
No
Lecture Capture
No
HI999 Themes in the History of Science, Technology, Environment and Society
Convenor: James Poskett
CATS
30
Terms
2
Type
Option
Moodle
No
Lecture Capture
No