Welcome to the History Department!
Our areas of specialist research are diverse, and span a variety of fields. We have concentrations of expertise in European, Asian, American and Russian history as well as in thematic histories with an inter-disciplinary orientation such as health and medicine, childhood and youth, social and cultural history, gender, heritage and urban history.
A key strength, and one distinguishing us from other History departments is our collective engagement with methodologies and approaches foregrounding international and transnational perspectives, and histories of connections between Asia and other parts of the world. These give our department its quite distinctive identity.
Prof. David Pomfret
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