Department of History
   
   
  

History: teaching, learning, research

The Department of History is a lively research community committed to scholarship of international quality. Its outstanding reputation for innovation in teaching has put it in the top 15 of the UK's 91 history departments according to the Complete University Guide, 2015.

Ross Balzaretti, Head of Department

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Propaganda course nominated for Learning on Screen award

Description
A film created for the online course 'Propaganda and Ideology in Everyday Life' has been nominated for a Learning on Screen award.
Date:
27/04/2016

History alumna presents Radio 4 programme on student life

Description
History alumna Ellie Cawthorne is the presenter of 'Scenes from Student Life' on BBC Radio 4
Date:
25/04/2016

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Our next events

Grand Tourists and Others: Travelling Abroad before the Twentieth Century

Date
29/04/2016 - 07/08/2016
Location:
Nottingham Lakeside Arts, University Park, Weston Gallery
Description
This exhibition, jointly curated by Dr Ross Balzaretti from The Department of History and Manuscripts and Special Collections, will take the visitor on a journey through the history of travel since the sixteenth century drawing on The University of Nottingham's rich archives.

Research seminar, 4 May - The emergence of the Robin Hood legend

Date
04/05/2016
Location:
Machicado Suite, University Park, Willoughby Hall
Description
David Crook on 'The Novelist, the Heiress, the Artisan and the Banker: The Emergence of the Robin Hood Legend at Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire, c.1819 to 1849'

Lecture: Muslims in Europe - Opportunities and Challenges

Date
24/05/2016
Location:
Keighton Auditorium, University Park Campus
Description
Public lecture presented by Professor Akbar Ahmed, Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University, Washington DC and former High Commissioner of Pakistan to the UK, on 'Muslims in Europe: Opportunities and Challenges' at 7pm on Tuesday 24 May in the Keighton Auditorium, University Park Campus.

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Department of History

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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