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History lovers throughout the world to learn more about Waterloo and the Duke of Wellington from University of Southampton academics

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.


Applications are invited for a SMMI Doctoral Award focusing on HMS Victory after the Battle of Trafalgar.

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.


Applications are invited for a fully-funded Doctoral Studentship under the Leverhulme Trust’s ‘Understanding Maritime Futures’

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.


PhD Studentship in Music and the Holocaust

11 March 2015

Applications are invited for a fully-funded interdisciplinary PhD studentship as part of the Music and the Holocaust website project.


Professor Mark Stoyle - On 'Making History'

9 March 2015

University of Southampton historian Professor Mark Stoyle took part in a studio discussion with Tom Holland and Dr Natalie Mears on BBC Radio 4's popular historical magazine programme 'Making History' on Tuesday 3 March 2015.


Call for Papers

2 March 2015

CMRC's Reuter Lecture and Masterclass 2015

The Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Culture at the University of Southampton invites applications from second and final year phD students, and recent postdocs to take part in the 2015 Reuter Masterclass.


The Agincourt Scholarship - postgraduate applications now open

5 February 2015

Applications are invited for a three-year PhD studentship in the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Southampton, funded by The Gosling Foundation in commemoration of the 600th anniversary of the battle of Agincourt (25 October 1415).


Boldrewood Innovation Campus

University of Southampton awarded one million pounds to help address global marine and maritime challenges

13 January 2015

The Southampton Marine and Maritime Institute (SMMI) at the University of Southampton has been awarded over one million pounds to develop students who will help tackle global marine and maritime challenges.


History at Southampton in top 3 for UK research

19 December 2014

According to the UK’s Research Excellence Framework (2014) results, released on 18 December 2014, the Department of History at Southampton is ranked third in the UK for the overall quality of its research.


Faculty of Humanities 2015-16 Postgraduate funding

20 October 2014

The University of Southampton’s Faculty of Humanities is delighted to announce a range of studentships.