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Modules (2021-2022)

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.

For information regarding module selection and allocation, please refer to our module process page.

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

HI260Nation and Memory in Russia, Poland and Ukraine, 1800 to the Present
Convenor: Christoph Mick
Type
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI277Africa and the Cold War
Convenor: David Anderson; Dan Branch
Type
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI281Being Human: Human Nature from the Renaissance to Freud
Convenor: Claudia Stein
Type
Early Modern
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI290History of Germany from Bismarck to the Berlin Republic
Convenor: Colin Storer
Type
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI2A5Individual, Polis and Society: Philosophical Reflections in History (History and Philosophy Students Only)
Convenor: Mark Philp
Type
Early Modern
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI2A6Urban Catastrophes: Disasters and Urban Reconstruction from 1906 to the Present
Convenor: Pierre Purseigle
Type
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI2A7A Global History of Food
Convenor: Rebecca Earle
Type
Early Modern
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI2B1America in Black and White? Contemporary US Race Relations in Historical Context
Convenor: Lydia Plath
Type
CATS
15
Term
Term 1
HI2B2Go-Betweens: Crossing Borders in the Early Modern World
Convenor: Guido van Meersbergen
Type
Early Modern
CATS
15
Term
Term 1
HI2B8Caravans and Traders: Global Connections, 1200-1500
Convenor: Anne Gerritsen
Type
Early Modern
CATS
15
Term
Term 1
HI2C1Galleons and Galleys: Global Connections 1500-1800
Convenor: Maxine Berg
Type
Early Modern
CATS
15
Term
Term 2
HI2C6Sex and the US Military: from Cold War to “War on Terror”
Convenor: Susan Carruthers
Type
CATS
15
Term
Term 2
HI2D2Corruption in Britain and its Empire 1600-1850
Convenor: Mark Knights
Type
Early Modern
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI2D4Race, Ethnicity, and Migration in Modern Britain
Convenor: Simon Peplow
Type
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI2E1Historiography I: Methods and Theories in their Historical Context, 1750-c.1990
Convenor: Aditya Sarkar
Type
CATS
15
Term
Term 1
HI2E2Historiography II: Recent and Emerging Trends in History Writing, 1990 to today
Convenor: Charles Walton
Type
CATS
15
Term
Term 2
HI2E4Research Project
Convenor: Susan Carruthers
Type
CATS
15
Term
Term 2
HI2E5The Supernatural in Early Modern Britain
Convenor: Martha McGill
Type
Early Modern
CATS
15
Term
Term 1
HI2E7A History of Modern Mexico
Convenor: Benjamin Smith
Type
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI2E9Crossing Boundaries and Breaking Norms in the Medieval World
Convenor: Aysu Dincer Hadjianastasis
Type
Early Modern
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI2F4Modern China in Eight Events
Convenor: Song-Chuan Chen
Type
CATS
15
Term
Term 1
HI2F6Science in the Early Modern World
Convenor: Michael Bycroft
Type
Early Modern
CATS
15
Term
Term 1
HI2F7British Women and the Politics of Italian Unification
Convenor: Sarah Richardson
Type
CATS
15
Term
Term 1
HI2G3Radical Politics in Europe II (1929-1945)
Convenor: Joachim Haeberlen
Type
CATS
15
Term
Term 2
HI2G4Radical Politics in Europe I (1917-1929)
Convenor: Joachim Haeberlen
Type
CATS
15
Term
Term 1
HI2H3Out of the Ghetto: Jewish history of culture and life from 1650 to today
Convenor: Anna Hajkova
Type
Early Modern
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI2H4Global History of Sport
Convenor: Roger Fagge; Tim Lockley
Type
CATS
15
Term
Term 2
HI2H6Freedom Fighting: Race, Slavery and War in the Revolutionary Caribbean, 1790-1812
Convenor: David Lambert
Type
Early Modern
CATS
15
Term
Term 1
HI2H5Race and Science: Histories and Legacies
Convenor: James Poskett
Type
Early Modern
CATS
15
Term
Term 1
HI3S9Space, Place and Movement in Atlantic Slave Societies: Brazil, Cuba and West Africa, 1791-1888
Convenor: Camillia Cowling
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3S7From the Blues to Hip Hop
Convenor: Roger Fagge
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI31JThe French Revolution, 1774-1799
Convenor: Charles Walton
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI31RThe Elizabethan Reformation
Convenor: Peter Marshall
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI31XFeminism, Politics, and Social Change in Modern Britain
Convenor: Laura Schwartz
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI32BKenya's Mau Mau Rebellion, 1952-60
Convenor: David Anderson
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI33YThe Historical Film
Convenor: J.E. Smyth
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI34IMedicine, Empire and the Body, c.1750-1914
Convenor: Elise Smith
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI390The World of the Tavern in Early Modern Europe
Convenor: Beat Kümin
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI399Britain in the 1970s: Between New Society and No Society (VENICE STREAM ONLY)
Convenor: Mathew Thomson
CATS
30
Term
Term 1
HI3G5Conquest, Conflict and Co-existence: Crusading and the Crusader Kingdoms
Convenor: Aysu Dincer Hadjianastasis
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3G7Amity, Antagonism and Appeasement: Anglo-German Encounters, 1871-1945
Convenor: Colin Storer
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3G9Venice in the Renaissance (VENICE STREAM ONLY)
Convenor: Luca Mola
CATS
30
Term
Term 2
HI3J1Empire and Oil: BP and the Building of Global Oil Industry in Iran
Convenor: Katayoun Shafiee
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3J3Arts and Society in Early Modern Europe (VENICE STREAM ONLY)
Convenor: Luca Mola
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3J7Socialist Bodies: Dreams and Realties of the Physical in Soviet Russia
Convenor: Claire Shaw
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3J9Whiteness: An American History
Convenor: Lydia Plath
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3K2A Global History of Travel: Odyssey to Aeroplane
Convenor: Guido van Meersbergen
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3K3A History of Human Rights in Latin America
Convenor: Rosie Doyle
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3K4Crime and Punishment in Early Modern Europe (VENICE STREAM ONLY)
Convenor: Jonathan Davies
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3K6India And The Problem of Postcolonial Democracy: A History Of Events
Convenor: Aditya Sarkar
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3S2Dissertation
Convenor: Lydia Plath
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3S3China Travel: Seeing the Chinese Empire Through Travellers Eyes (VENICE STREAM ONLY)
Convenor: Anne Gerritsen
CATS
30
Term
Term 1
HI3S8Statues must fall? Remembering and forgetting slavery in the Atlantic world
Convenor: David Lambert
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3S6Science, Technology, and Global Politics, 1900 to Present
Convenor: James Poskett
CATS
30
Term
Full Year
HI3K9The Chinese Port of Canton in Global-Historical Time
Convenor: Song-Chuan Chen
CATS
30
Term
Full Year