School of History, Archaeology and Religion

Cardiff ScienceHumanities enters next stage of development

7 December 2018

Wellcome Trust grant enables focus on Populations, Energies and Healthy Futures

Walls of hope

5 December 2018

Historian and eye witness to fall of Berlin Wall contributes to a new television series looking at some of the world’s most iconic walls.

Improving diversity in the profession of conservation

20 November 2018

Conservation alumnae join the debate

Making Connections: Stonehenge in its Prehistoric World

20 November 2018

Archaeologist undertaking PhD tells story of links between the British Isles and Europe in new exhibition at world famous heritage site

OldAgeSlavery

Old Age and American Slavery

14 November 2018

Historian undertaking research for new book project

Cesare Baronio

New project examines early modern Catholicism between Rome and its northern heartlands

13 November 2018

Cardiff historian to make accessible the letters of four key sixteenth-century figures in Rome

Frankentein's monster

Halloween fun

17 October 2018

Celebrating 200 years of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein at Cardiff FrankenFest

Glauberg dig team

Unearthing new skills

10 October 2018

Passion for archaeology sets retired science teacher on new path of discovery

Prof Mary Heimann

Historian speaks at major international book fair

3 October 2018

Ground-breaking book Czechoslovakia: The State That Failed to be published for first time in Czech

SHARE with Schools

Shaping aspiration

1 October 2018

Students break down barriers to university with SHARE with Schools project

Marshall Bloom

1968 the year of revolution

11 September 2018

Cardiff historian gives talks at major US universities

Oliver Davis

New learning opportunities for CAER Heritage Project

4 September 2018

Drive to raise the profile of ancient Cardiff hillfort site

Sandcastle

Hillfort in the sand

15 August 2018

Beach fun for all at Barry Island

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Passion for the past at Eisteddfod 2018

6 August 2018

There’s a local flavour to Cardiff University’s activities at the 2018 National Eisteddfod – with experts in Archaeology and History sharing their passion for the past too.

Civil War Petition

Counting the cost of Britain’s most damaging conflict

27 July 2018

Project to shed new light on how the welfare of wounded soldiers, widows, and orphans was managed during and after the British Civil Wars

Excavation at Cosmeston

Experiencing the past first-hand: Students head across the UK and overseas on placements

13 July 2018

More than 100 students of Archaeology and Conservation at the University are now on placement in the hands-down favourite element of the degrees.

Contesting Slave Masculinity

Resistance, negotiation, survival: Just what did it mean to be a man and a slave in the American South?

13 July 2018

First book by Cardiff historian challenges ideas of united slave community to reset views of masculinity among enslaved men

 Statue of Lenin outside the Luzhniki Olympic Stadium, Moscow.  Statue of Lenin outside the Luzhniki Olympic Stadium, Moscow.

Goodbye to all that? From Lenin to Putin

27 June 2018

Russia’s ruling elites past and present examined in Russian Revolution Centenary by Cardiff historian

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.