German postage stamp showing 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin
History at Cardiff is driven by the latest historical research. The Department provides an exciting and stimulating learning environment at one of Britain's leading Universities and plays a key role in University research initiatives, and in developments with collaborators across a wide range of institutions, nationally and internationally.
With an enthusiastic staff, which includes internationally recognised researchers, the Department is known for its research in a wide range of historical approaches and periods, for its friendliness, for its popular undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and for its public engagement activities.
Our popular undergraduate programmes cover a wide range of historical periods from the early Medieval period to the present, with a focus on the histories of Britain, Europe and Asia.
Historians at Cardiff research the histories of Britain, Europe and Asia from the medieval period to the twentieth century, offering a chronological range that covers over a 1000 years of history.
Research Centres / Networks
- Cardiff Centre for the Crusades
- Centre for the Study of Medieval Society and Culture
- Centre for German History
- Collaborative Interdisciplinary Study of Science, Medicine and the Imagination
- Centre for Welsh American Studies
- Families, Identities and Gender (FIG) Research Network
Forthcoming Research Events