What were the meanings of social and political relations, such as gender, family and friendship? How should we explore the history of emotion, the self and the body?
Our cultural historians will help you to compare regions and societies across time in order to understand why each one is unique, and why they are relevant to the world today.
Your modules will cover a range of exciting concepts, across a wealth of topics and periods.
Staff teaching in this specialist area include:
- Thomas Dixon
- Mark Glancy
- Colin Jones
- Kate Lowe
- Miri Rubin
- Barbara Taylor
- Dan Todman
- Amanda Vickery
- Christina von Hodenberg
- Daniel Wildmann
Each year students will be offered a range of optional modules both in the School of History and in other Schools in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. These options are dependent upon the availability of specialist teachers, and therefore they change year by year. The availability of each optional module is also dependent upon student interest.
The modules you can choose may include the following:
- HST7202 Women and Gender in Georgian England
- HST7329 Modern Girls?
- HST7330 Selfhood and Enlightenment in the Long Eighteenth Century
- HST7333 Church and Clergy in Late Medieval London
- HST7335 Culture and Identity in Renaissance Italy
- HST7607 Cultural History: Europe and America
- HST7406 The Holocaust and Beyond
- HST7331 Consumer Cultures: The United States from the 1760s to the 1960s
- HST7327 Islam in Medieval and Early Modern Iberia
- HST7402 Modern Jewish History and Culture
- HST7405 Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust
For more information, see our complete list of modules.