School of History, Archaeology and Religion

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.

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

Stack of books

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

filming for Hannibal on Channel Four

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.