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Modules (2022-2023)

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 handbooksLink opens in a new window for information on policies concerning modules.

For information regarding module selection and allocation, please refer to our Module Information pageLink opens in a new window.

Syllabus

It is essential all students familiarise themselves with the degree course syllabiLink opens in a new window. This will tell you which modules you must take as core requirements of your degree as well as how many optional modules you may choose.

First Year

HI111-30 A History of the United StatesLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  
HI112-30 Mongols, Ming and Manchu: China, 1500-1800Link opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  
HI113-30 Europe in the Making, 1450-1800Link opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  
HI115-30 Latin America: Themes and ProblemsLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  
HI153-30 Making of the Modern WorldLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  
HI176-30 Mind, Body, and Society: The History of Medicine and HealthLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  
HI177-30 A History of Africa from 1800Link opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  
HI178-30 Farewell to Arms? War in Modern European History, 1815-2015Link opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  
HI179-30 Deviance and Nonconformity in Early Modern EuropeLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  
HI180-30 Britain in the Twentieth Century: A Social HistoryLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  

Second Year

HI242-30 Reformation, Politics & Rebellion in Sixteenth-Century GermanyLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Early Modern
HI275-30 The British Problem: Empire, Conflict and National Identities, 1558-1714Link opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Early Modern
HI277-30 Africa and the Cold WarLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  
HI281-30 Being Human: Human Nature from the Renaissance to FreudLink opens in a new window  30 CATS Full Year Early Modern
HI289-30 History of Russia since 1881Link opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  
HI290-30 History of Germany from Bismarck to the Berlin RepublicLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  
HI2A5-30 Individual, Polis and Society: Philosophical Reflections on HistoryLink opens in a new window  30 CATS Full Year Early Modern
HI2A6-30 Urban Catastrophes: Disasters and Urban Reconstruction from 1906 to the PresentLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  
HI2A7-30 A Global History of FoodLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Early Modern
HI2D2-30 Corruption in Britain and its Empire, 1600-1850Link opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Early Modern
HI2D4-30 Race, Ethnicity and Migration in Modern BritainLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  
HI2E7-30 A History of Modern MexicoLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  
HI2E9-30 Crossing Boundaries and Breaking Norms in the Medieval WorldLink opens in a new window  30 CATS Full Year Early Modern
HI2A8-15 The Formation of American Culture, 1929-2019Link opens in a new window  15 CATS Term 1  
HI2B8-15 Caravans and Traders: Global Connections, 1200-1500Link opens in a new window  15 CATS Term 1 Early Modern
HI2C9-15 War, Sex & Gender in the United States: from Civil War to WWIILink opens in a new window  15 CATS Term 1  
HI2E1-15 Historiography I: Methods and Theories in their Historical Context, 1750-c.1990Link opens in a new window 15 CATS Term 1  
HI2E2-15 Historiography II: Recent and Emerging Trends in History Writing, 1990 to todayLink opens in a new window 15 CATS Term 2  
HI2E4-15 Research ProjectLink opens in a new window 15 CATS Term 2  
HI2H5-15 Race and Science: Histories and LegaciesLink opens in a new window  15 CATS Term 1 Early Modern
HI2H6-15 Freedom Fighting: Race, Slavery and War in the Revolutionary Caribbean, 1790-1812Link opens in a new window 15 CATS Term 1 Early Modern
HI2H7-15 Measuring Society: Social Sciences and Social Problems in Twentieth-Century BritainLink opens in a new window 15 CATS Term 1  
HI2H9-15 Surveillance States: Biometrics from the Border to the BathroomLink opens in a new window 15 CATS Term 1  
HI2H8-15 Carceral Spaces: Histories of Modern Punishment and ConfinementLink opens in a new window 15 CATS Term 1  
HI2J1-15 Sovereignty and Statehood in Modern HistoryLink opens in a new window 15 CATS Term 2  
HI2C1-15 Galleons and Galleys: Global Connections, 1500-1800Link opens in a new window 15 CATS Term 2 Early Modern
HI2E5-15 The Supernatural in Early Modern BritainLink opens in a new window 15 CATS Term 2 Early Modern
HI2B1-15 America in Black and White? Contemporary US Race and Racism in Historical ContextLink opens in a new window 15 CATS Term 2  

Final Year

HI3S2-30 History DissertationLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  
HI3G9-30 Venice in the RenaissanceLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Term 1

Venice (Assessed)

HI3J3-30 Arts and Society in Early Modern EuropeLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Venice (Assessed)
HI3K4-30 Crime and Punishment in Early Modern EuropeLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Venice (Assessed)
HI31X-30 Feminism, Politics, and Social Change in Modern BritainLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Term 2 Venice (Assessed)
HI3S3-30 China Travel: Seeing the Chinese Empire through Travellers' EyesLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Term 2 Venice (Assessed)
HI3T4-30 From Fireplace to Cyberspace: The Folklore of Europe from Prehistory to the PresentLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Term 2 Venice (Applied)
HI31E-30 Stalinism in Europe, 1928-1953Link opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Examined
HI31J-30 The French Revolution, 1774-1799Link opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Assessed
HI31R-30 The Elizabethan ReformationLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Examined
HI31X-30 Feminism, Politics, and Social Change in Modern BritainLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Assessed
HI31Z-30 Reinterpreting the Holocaust: Sexualities, Ethnicity, ClassLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Assessed
HI32B-30 Kenya's Mau Mau Rebellion, 1952-1960Link opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Examined
HI3G5-30 Conquest, Conflict and Co-existence: Crusading and the Crusader KingdomsLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Assessed
HI3G7-30 Amity, Antagonism and Appeasement: Anglo-German Encounters, 1871-1945Link opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Applied
HI3H6-30 Postwar: Aftermaths of WWIILink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Examined
HI3H7-30 Foreign Bodies, Contagious Communities: Migration in the Modern WorldLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Applied
HI3J9-30 Whiteness: An American HistoryLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Applied
HI3K2-30 A Global History of Travel: Odyssey to AeroplaneLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Assessed
HI3K6-30 India and the Problem of Postcolonial DemocracyLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Assessed
HI3S6-30 Science, Technology, and Global Politics, 1900 to PresentLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Applied
HI3S8-30 Statues Must Fall? Remembering and Forgetting Slavery in the Atlantic WorldLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Applied
HI3S9-30 Space, Place, and Movement in Atlantic Slave Societies: Brazil, Cuba, and West Africa, 1791-1888Link opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Assessed
HI3T3-30 The Early Modern BodyLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Assessed
HI3T2-30 Empire, Environment and Representations: The British and the Making of the Modern Middle EastLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Examined
HI3T5-30 Value in the Age of ReasonLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Assessed