Get to know some members of staff of the Department of History and find out more about their work and research interests.
Meet Professor Rebecca Clifford
Rebecca Clifford is Professor at the Department of History at Durham University. In this video you can learn more about her interest in European and Transnational History and her recent research which looks at children who survived the Holocaust and their lives afterwards.
Meet Leverhulme Early Career Fellow Catherine Hailstone
Catherine Hailstone is Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at Durham University's Department of History. In this video she explains how architecture, design, sights, sounds, smells and light were used in late antique France, northern Germany, and Italy to create atmospheres of power in churches and basilicas.
Tom Hamilton is Associate Professor at Durham University's Department of History. In this video you can learn about his main field of research, the history of France and Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries. Get to know how he makes use of criminal archives and criminal interrogations to find out more about the experiences of ordinary people during early modern history.
Rachel Johnson is Assistant Professor at the Department of History at Durham University. Her main research interest lies in the modern history of South Africa, in particular on the involvement of young people in the anti-apartheid movements from the mid-1970s onwards.
Natalie Mears is Professor in Early Modern British History at Durham University's Department of History. Find out how she uses sources like graphic novels, video games, and Japanese manga and anime to learn how different people reimagine the reign of Elizabeth I.