Department of History
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We are running short admissions sessions for offer-holders on 3, 4, 5, 6 and 12 April in Seminar Room 1 - come along to find out more about us!
Welcome to the Department of History
Welcome to the Department of History. We are a successful, expanding department, engaged in teaching and research across an exceptional range of chronological, geographical and thematic areas.
Study with Us
Learn more about our degree programmes using the links below
Durham University historian features in Not Just the Tudors podcastIn an episode of the popular podcast, Not Just the Tudors, Durham University historian Dr Marc W. S. Jaffré talks with Professor Suzannah Lipscomb about France's Louis XIII and his court.
Round table discussion on Ukraine recorded as part of Durham Book FestivalThis round table discussion was recorded by Durham Book Festival in partnership with Durham University in September 2022 and brings a group of leading historians together to explore the history of the current conflict in Ukraine
International physics honour for Durham University historianA leading body representing physicists across the world has presented one of its most prestigious honours to a Durham historian.
Durham University historian features in Not Just the Tudors podcast
In an episode of the popular podcast, Not Just the Tudors, Durham University historian Dr Marc W. S. Jaffré talks with Professor Suzannah Lipscomb about France's Louis XIII and his court.
Round table discussion on Ukraine recorded as part of Durham Book Festival
International physics honour for Durham University historian
Find out more
The History Department at Durham has established itself firmly as one of the top departments in the UK.
Hear from our history students at Durham University.
My Supported Progression journeyHistory student, Liv tells us about the Supported Progression Programme and the opportunities it has created for her at Durham.
24 hours in the life of a 2nd year History studentFind out what it's like being a History student at Durham.
My Supported Progression journey
24 hours in the life of a 2nd year History student
Get in touch
Find out more about our department, courses and support. Contact us by phone or email below.
Department of History
43 North Bailey
+44 (0) 191 334 1048