School of History, Archaeology and Religion

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

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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

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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

Society of Antiquaries of London comes to Cardiff

27 February 2017

Cardiff archaeologists give Views of an Antique Land lecture

CU graduate Joanna Natasegara and Orlando von Einsiedel at the 74th Annual Peabody Awards

Oscar for Cardiff graduate

27 February 2017

Joanna Natasegara wins Academy Award for Syrian documentary

Up the Revolution

10 February 2017

Leading historians from three capitals lead revolution-themed week in Russian Revolution centenary commemorations

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The human cost of war

10 February 2017

New AHRC study looks at memories of English Civil Wars and early modern systems of charity

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Helping make the leap to higher study

6 February 2017

University’s inspiring history teaching shapes new guide for next generation of students