School of History, Archaeology and Religion

70 years on: Berlin Blockade remembered

20 June 2018

This month marks the seventieth anniversary of the start of the Berlin Blockade that saw the Allied Forces divided into two groups following the end of the Second World War, in what became known as the Cold War.

Hitler’s Circle of Evil – a historian’s perspective

14 May 2018

Expert in the life of Nazi propagandist-in-chief Joseph Goebbels, historian Dr Toby Thacker has contributed extensively to a drama-documentary series examining the interpersonal relationships and power dynamics of key members of the Nazi party.

Yousef Abdul Latif Jameel

Philanthropist funds scholarships to study Islam in the UK

10 May 2018

Yousef Jameel’s investment in University’s Islam-UK centre tops £2.5m since 2009

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Czechoslovakia 100 Years On

8 May 2018

Lessons of statecraft born out of the First World War to be shared at historic event marking the centenary of the creation of Czechoslovakia

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Milestone for literature and science research

30 April 2018

Respected international journal celebrates ten years

Series heralding hidden histories of Britain’s towns draws on University expertise

29 March 2018

Leading Roman archaeologist acts as historical consultant

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CAER Studio to nurture a new generation of artists

20 March 2018

Creative project inspired by historic hillfort site has been given a funding boost

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Teaching excellence

6 March 2018

History academics lead the way in undergraduate studies

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Hannibal’s Elephant Army – how did an audacious stratagem became one of history’s greatest military feats?

21 February 2018

Expedition seeks evidence of the outlandish route that took Carthage into Rome’s heartlands

Alumnus Andrew Holbrook working on exhibit

Fatberg! The highs and lows of Conservation

20 February 2018

Alumnus’ latest challenge calls on principles honed in Conservation degrees

House reconstruction Durrington Walls

Workshops to give people a real taste of cooking, the Neolithic way

9 February 2018

What did the people who built Stonehenge eat? Those with an appetite for archaeology will be able to find out first-hand in a series of events taking place across the UK

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The Oscars of Higher Education

7 February 2018

Engagement project scoops major award at the Times Higher Education Awards

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Ritual and Religion explored through the lens of organic materials

29 January 2018

New book co-edited by Cardiff archaeologist examines latest bioarchaeological evidence from across Europe

Answering the big contemporary issues effectively: Shaping best practice for Sciences and Humanities Collaborations

15 January 2018

Experts across the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University are working together to identify best practice to help government and third sector organizations think in innovative ways about interdisciplinary collaboration.

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Success for Cardiff University in Higher Education ‘Oscars’

1 December 2017

Local and international engagement work secures two major awards

Historical author Ben Kane

Seismic Roman battle reconsidered by popular historical novelist

10 November 2017

One of world history’s most significant defeats gets a combatants' perspective at highlight public lecture

CAER project

Community Project shortlisted for prestigious Archaeology Award

2 November 2017

CAER Heritage Project nominated for 2017 Marsh Award

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Flanders and Wales

1 November 2017

Remembering Passchendaele one century on

Conservation students begin work on the African Drumming project for the University's School of Music

Big impact at Institute of Conservation’s first-ever Twitter Conference

12 October 2017

Respected globally, Conservation from the University has made a big impact at the Institute of Conservation’s first Twitter Conference.

Research at Caerleon

How to feed an invading army thousands of miles from home

4 October 2017

Biochemical data used for first time by Cardiff University archaeologists to reveal origin of livestock supplied to the Roman fortress in Caerleon