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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Grassmoor school visit June 2016

Grassmoor School pupils had the chance recently to learn more about the First World War and how digital technology can help with humanities-based learning. Find out more about their visit on the Centre for Hidden Histories website.

The Tranfield Scholarship

The Tranfield Scholarship kindly offers to support one full-time student on the MA in History in the Department of History at the University of Nottingham. The Scholarship has a value of £6,220 for the 2016-2017 academic session.

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Our next events

Grand Tourists and Others: Travelling Abroad before the Twentieth Century

29/04/2016 - 07/08/2016
Nottingham Lakeside Arts, University Park, Weston Gallery
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.

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Department of History

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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