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Research reveals Henry V's Agincourt naval fleet much smaller than previously believed

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.


Tracking the fortunes of the UK antiques trade online

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.


Ferry passengers learn more about the Isle of Wight’s wartime history

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.


Dr Mark Levene wins Lemkin Book Award 2015

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.


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.