20 August 2015
History and Philosophy student John Brooker combines his studies with world-class sailing. A paralympic sportsman, he sails a 2.4mR boat against world class competition at regattas and enjoys the challenge of open waters.
12 August 2015
Results of this year’s National Student Survey (NSS) published today (Wednesday 12th August) show an overall increase in satisfaction levels of students at the University of Southampton.
28 July 2015
Experts on the Battle of Agincourt gathering at the University of Southampton to mark its 600th anniversary will hear new evidence suggesting Henry V’s naval fleet, used to transport troops, was much smaller than previously thought.
26 June 2015
A new online, interactive map has been launched which tracks the development and history of the UK antiques trade during the 20th century.
24 June 2015
Seven University of Southampton History students have worked with Wightlink Ferries and Island historians to examine what happened on the Isle of Wight during World War II, then produced a display of their findings.
22 June 2015
Dr Mark Levene has won the Institute for the Study of Genocide (Global Liberal Studies, New York University)’s Lemkin Book Award 2015 for his two-volume work, The Crisis of Genocide, published by Oxford University Press in 2013.
16 April 2015
Many thousands of people from around the world will discover more about one of Britain’s most famous military leaders and politicians from leading historians at the University of Southampton this summer. Academics are preparing a Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) on the Duke of Wellington’s victory at the Battle of Waterloo 200 years ago.
12 March 2015
Applications are invited for a Southampton Marine and Maritime Institute Doctoral Award hosted by the Faculties of Humanities at the University of Southampton. The project will focus on HMS Victory after the Battle of Trafalgar.
12 March 2015
Applications are invited for a fully-funded Doctoral Studentship under the Leverhulme Trust’s ‘Understanding Maritime Futures’ Doctoral programme. This will be tenable in the Faculties of Humanities and Geography and the Environment (Disciplines of History and Geography) and be fully-linked with activities of the Southampton Marine and Maritime Institute.
11 March 2015
Applications are invited for a fully-funded interdisciplinary PhD studentship as part of the Music and the Holocaust website project.