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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Dr Rob Lambert provides live commentary on BBC Springwatch Extra 2016

Description
The University of Nottingham environmental historian and ecotourism academic, Dr Rob Lambert, continued his connection to the hugely successful and popular BBC Springwatch brand, by doing live commentary for BBC Springwatch Extra (Red Button, twitter and online service) in two half-hour timeslots on 15 June 2016.
Date:
23/06/2016

Dr Rob Lambert interviewed live on China Central Television 'World Insight'

Description
?On 8 June 2016, The University of Nottingham environmental historian & ecotourism academic, Dr Rob Lambert, was interviewed about tigers live on 'World Insight' a news and current affairs programme produced by China Central Television (CCTV) in Beijing.
Date:
23/06/2016

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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.

The Viking World 2016 - Diversity and Change

Date
27/06/2016 - 02/07/2016
Location:
University of Nottingham
Description
The Viking World - a major international conference to be held in Nottingham 27 June - 2 July 2016

The End of Coal

Date
30/06/2016 - 01/07/2016
Location:
Highfield House, University Park
Description
This international conference marks the closure in July 2015 of Thoresby Colliery, the last working mine in the Midlands, and, with the closure of Kellingley Colliery last December, the end of deep-coal mining in the UK more generally.

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Department of History

University of Nottingham
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Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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