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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

2021/2022 Modules

HI260 Nation and Memory in Russia, Poland and Ukraine, 1800 to the Present
Convenor: Christoph Mick
Type
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI277 Africa and the Cold War
Convenor: David Anderson; Dan Branch
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
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 (History and Philosophy Students Only)
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
HI2B1 America in Black and White? Contemporary US Race Relations in Historical Context
Convenor: Lydia Plath
Type
CATS
15
Term
Term 1
HI2B2 Go-Betweens: Crossing Borders in the Early Modern World
Convenor: Guido van Meersbergen
Type
Early Modern
CATS
15
Term
Term 1
HI2B8 Caravans and Traders: Global Connections, 1200-1500
Convenor: Anne Gerritsen
Type
Early Modern
CATS
15
Term
Term 1
HI2C1 Galleons and Galleys: Global Connections 1500-1800
Convenor: Maxine Berg
Type
Early Modern
CATS
15
Term
Term 2
HI2C6 Sex and the US Military: from Cold War to “War on Terror”
Convenor: Susan Carruthers
Type
CATS
15
Term
Term 2
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: Martha McGill
Type
Early Modern
CATS
15
Term
Term 1
HI2E7 A History of Modern Mexico
Convenor: Benjamin Smith
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
HI2F4 Modern China in Eight Events
Convenor: Song-Chuan Chen
Type
CATS
15
Term
Term 1
HI2F6 Science in the Early Modern World
Convenor: Michael Bycroft
Type
Early Modern
CATS
15
Term
Term 1
HI2F7 British Women and the Politics of Italian Unification
Convenor: Sarah Richardson
Type
CATS
15
Term
Term 1
HI2G3 Radical Politics in Europe II (1929-1945)
Convenor: Joachim Haeberlen
Type
CATS
15
Term
Term 2
HI2G4 Radical Politics in Europe I (1917-1929)
Convenor: Joachim Haeberlen
Type
CATS
15
Term
Term 1
HI2H3 Out of the Ghetto: Jewish history of culture and life from 1650 to today
Convenor: Anna Hajkova
Type
Early Modern
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI2H4 Global History of Sport
Convenor: Roger Fagge; Tim Lockley
Type
CATS
15
Term
Term 2
HI2H6 Freedom Fighting: Race, Slavery and War in the Revolutionary Caribbean, 1790-1812
Convenor: David Lambert
Type
Early Modern
CATS
15
Term
Term 1
HI2H5 Race and Science: Histories and Legacies
Convenor: James Poskett
Type
Early Modern
CATS
15
Term
Term 1
HI3S9 Space, Place and Movement in Atlantic Slave Societies: Brazil, Cuba and West Africa, 1791-1888
Convenor: Liana Valerio
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3S7 From the Blues to Hip Hop
Convenor: Roger Fagge
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
HI32B Kenya's Mau Mau Rebellion, 1952-60
Convenor: David Anderson
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI33Y The Historical Film
Convenor: J.E. Smyth
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI34I Medicine, Empire and the Body, c.1750-1914
Convenor: Elise Smith
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI390 The World of the Tavern in Early Modern Europe
Convenor: Beat Kümin
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI399 Britain in the 1970s: Between New Society and No Society (VENICE STREAM ONLY)
Convenor: Mathew Thomson
CATS
30
Term
Term 1
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
CATS
30
Term
Term 2
HI3J1 Empire and Oil: BP and the Building of Global Oil Industry in Iran
Convenor: Katayoun Shafiee
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3J3 Arts and Society in Early Modern Europe (VENICE STREAM ONLY)
Convenor: Luca Mola
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3J7 Socialist Bodies: Dreams and Realties of the Physical in Soviet Russia
Convenor: Claire Shaw
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
HI3K3 A History of Human Rights in Latin America
Convenor: Rosie Doyle
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: Lydia Plath
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 1
HI3S8 Statues must fall? Remembering and forgetting slavery in the Atlantic world
Convenor: David Lambert
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3S6 Science, Technology, and Global Politics, 1900 to Present
Convenor: James Poskett
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3K9 The Chinese Port of Canton in Global-Historical Time
Convenor: Song-Chuan Chen
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI907 Themes and Methods in Medical History
Convenor: Elise Smith
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: Mathew Thomson
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: Aysu Dincer
CATS
30
Terms
2
Type
Option
Moodle
No
Lecture Capture
No
HI994 Themes and Approaches to the Historical Study of Consumption
Convenor: David Lambert
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: Maxine Berg
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