Cultural history

Cultural History

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.

Teaching staff

Staff teaching in this specialist area include:


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:

For more information, see our complete list of modules.