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A new curriculum for a new nation

1 February 2024

History at Cardiff University is working with university departments across South Sudan to re-design history programmes after the new nation’s civil wars.

Two men standing on stage accepting an award from a man

Hidden Hillfort project clinches top award

18 January 2024

Archaeology bringing people together

Royal Historical Society MA History scholarships

Royal Historical Society scholarships success

8 January 2024

Two of six Masters’ Scholarships awarded to Cardiff applicants

Students surrounding grave and excavating the area

Evidence of ancient medieval feasting rituals uncovered in grounds of historic property

4 January 2024

Rare site offers new insights into what life was like in early Wales

Seven researchers are photographed in Cardiff University's Main Building

Showcasing Cardiff University’s African research

14 December 2023

Event brings together University staff to inspire further African work

participants at Sikhism event

Celebration of Sikhism founder

7 December 2023

UK celebration takes place at Cardiff University

History and Archives in Practice partners with Cardiff University

13 November 2023

High-profile national collaboration between researchers, archives and communities makes unique Welsh connection

Learned Society of Wales Award for humanities and creative arts

26 October 2023

Cardiff historian awarded prestigious Dillwyn Medal

When gaming meets Cardiff history

23 October 2023

Using video games to engage with the history and heritage of Cardiff and southeast Wales

History roll call of honour

19 October 2023

Reader in History and Professor of Conservation become latest in line of prestigious Royal Historical Society Fellows