History invites applications for two postdoctoral Presidential Fellows

We welcome applications for two new postdoctoral Presidential Fellows in History at the University of Manchester. Closing date 3 April 2018. Environmental History ( HUM-011350) http://www.brightest-minds.manchester.ac.uk History seeks to appoint a Presidential Fellow specialising in environmental history. Environmental history is a growing area of research that seeks to understand how people have understood, shaped and been…

Our students win Martin Harris prizes!

A HUGE congratulations from all of us at the History Department to two recent graduates, Bethany Amos and Elena Cotton (both BA Politics and Modern History), who are recipients of this year’s Martin Harris Prizes. To quote the Martin Harris Centre, ‘The 2016 Martin Harris Prize for Cultural Engagement and Social Responsibility has been awarded to…

Manchester BA Dissertation Published

Editors Note: This is an archived blog post from 15/7/2013.   View of the interior of Bautzen II Prison (c) Jürgen Matschle One of the great things about teaching History at Manchester is seeing the excellent and exciting research that so many of our students are engaged in. The BA dissertation, now a staple of…