School of History, Archaeology and Religion

Orkney

Fluctuating fortunes of one of UK’s world heritage sites revealed

20 September 2017

Picture of Prehistoric Orkney changes through new scientific dating study in internationally-respected journal Antiquity.

Staff and stakeholders around information sign

Hidden Hillfort connects people with the past

14 September 2017

Mark Drakeford AM and Cardiff University’s Vice-Chancellor launch major community project

Michaelston Community College pupils and retired residents, with Dr Stephanie Ward and Dr Dave Wyatt

Our World War – Cardiff suburb reclaims lost heritage

13 September 2017

Community-led research project reveals homes fit for heroes and the lasting effects of the First World War on a corner of Wales

Ancient stone inscription

Ancient Athens revealed through its inscriptions

5 September 2017

Attic inscriptions in UK collections to be made accessible in new project

Lording over Time

16 August 2017

This year’s leading Theoretical Archaeology Conference comes to Wales

Shell-Shock: Investigating the medical response to psychological breakdown in the wake of the First World War

5 July 2017

A Cardiff historian has written a thought-provoking reassessment of medical responses to war-related psychological breakdown in the early twentieth century.

Women gathered around map

Uncovering Cardiff’s Hidden Hillfort

28 June 2017

Heritage Lottery Fund supports Cardiff community to reveal its amazing prehistoric past

Captain at ship's helm

The religious lives of international seafarers

23 June 2017

New research examines experience of seafarers, port chaplains and welfare workers

Aerial shot of archaeological dig

Hebridean Norsemen

14 June 2017

New exhibition shares decades of archaeology from the Outer Hebrides for the first time

Soldiers in front of the sphinx and pyramid at Giza

The First World War in the lands of the Pharaohs

4 May 2017

For the last two years, Dr Steve Mills and Professor Paul Nicholson have been collecting images of Egypt and Palestine taken during the First World War.

The Cult of the Modern

27 April 2017

New book reveals new face of 19th century France as trans-Mediterranean society

Aramaic incantation bowl from Nippur (modern day Iraq)

Demons deciphered

6 April 2017

Early Jewish & Christian interpretation research announced as University scholar awarded Arts and Humanities Research Council grant

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TEDxCardiff

5 April 2017

Sharing inspirational research and inspiring a global audience

Black and White image of Welsh socialists

Uncovered: the lost pioneers of Welsh socialism

30 March 2017

Cardiff University historian publishes first full-scale study of origins of socialism in Wales

In Dark Times: the importance of speech and resistance

24 March 2017

Hotly debated question posed at public Philosophy ‘Anti-Lecture’

Crowd at festival

Spotlight on festivals

17 March 2017

Cardiff University events asks if festivals are big business or memories for a lifetime

In Our Time

The Battle of Salamis: a turning point for Western civilization?

16 March 2017

Cardiff University historian joins In Our Time discussion on battle between ancient Greece and Persia

2017 Medieval History Colloquium at historic Gregynog Hall

Medieval travel and migration focus at historic colloquium

13 March 2017

Every year academic lecturers, postgraduates and undergraduates from across Wales come together for the Medieval History colloquium.

Reader in Asian Religions Dr James Hegarty meeting HM The Queen

UK-India year of culture launch

13 March 2017

University academics attend high profile event at Buckingham Palace

Newly discovered exposure multiple prints

Rare prehistoric footprints redefined as 7,000 years old

28 February 2017

Ancient footprints paint a picture of early inhabitants on the Gower Peninsula and hint at climate change millennia ago