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HistoryPart of Humanities

From past to present. Encounter the past from the ancient world to the 21st century: from ancient Egypt to the Space Age to the War on Terror.

Global contexts. We teach and research histories from around the world, from Calcutta to Cape Town, Sarajevo to Southampton.

We are a large department with staff expertise ranging from the ancient world to contemporary global history, and focusing upon gender history, the history of warfare, imperial history and social and political history.

We are ranked 3rd in the UK for the quality of our research (REF 2014). As well as writing new and challenging histories, our staff advise governments, the media, and cultural institutions. Southampton History research happens at the university, but goes far beyond it.

Join the debates at Southampton on our wide-ranging undergraduate degrees and stimulating post-graduate programme.

5 November 2015

Faculty of Humanities, University of South...

The University of Southampton’s Faculty of Humanities is delighted ...

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6 October 2015

Call for Papers

Monday 18 January 2016

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History at Southampton

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  • 8 December 2015

    The Montefiore Lecture 2015

    Part of the Parkes Institute annual lecture series and is the oldes...

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  • 18 January 2016

    Collecting Knowledge

    CMRC Study Day

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