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Research - world-class resources and world-wide collaboration

Durham History’s world-leading research is grounded in its outstanding collections (such as the Oriental Museum, the largest collection of East Asian artefacts outside London, or the Sudan Archive housed in Special Collections), and in extensive international research networks of its staff.

We are always happy to host visiting international researchers.

Visiting researchers policy and procedures.

Durham History has successfully sponsored visiting scholars from all over the world for university-wide schemes, such as the Institute of Advanced Studies.

Fellowships or the range of opportunities offered by the Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies:

Durham History also engages with university-wide programmes, including the Matiriki and Coimbra networks:

We are currently developing close partnerships with Peking University and WWI Munster, and we welcome proposals for further strategic partnerships. Initial inquiries can be addressed to: