German postage stamp showing 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin
Historians at Cardiff research and teach the histories of Britain, Europe, America and Asia from ancient Greece and Rome to the twentieth century. The Department is notable for its research strengths in social and cultural history, warfare and the Crusades, gender, medicine and the body, transnationalism, and Wales in global contexts.
The Department provides research-led undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in a wide range of historical approaches and periods that cover diverse parts of the globe from America, India, China and Japan, through Russia, Germany and France, to Britain, Wales and Cardiff.
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Our undergraduate programmes addresses a wide range of historical periods from ancient Greece and Rome to the late twentieth century, with a focus on the histories of Britain, Europe, America and Asia, and our courses explore many different topics from ancient warfare and the crusades of the Middle Ages to fascism, gender and class relations in modern Europe.
Historians at Cardiff research the histories of Britain, Europe, America and Asia from the medieval period to the twentieth century, offering a chronological range that covers over a 1000 years of history.
Research Centres / Networks
- Cardiff Centre for the Crusades
- Centre for the Study of Medieval Society and Culture
- Centre for German History
- Collaborative Interdisciplinary Study of Science, Medicine and the Imagination
- Centre for Welsh American Studies
- Families, Identities and Gender (FIG) Research Network
Forthcoming Research Events