School of History, Archaeology and Religion

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Success for Cardiff University in Higher Education ‘Oscars’

1 December 2017

Local and international engagement work secures two major awards

Historical author Ben Kane

Seismic Roman battle reconsidered by popular historical novelist

10 November 2017

One of world history’s most significant defeats gets a combatants' perspective at highlight public lecture

CAER project

Community Project shortlisted for prestigious Archaeology Award

2 November 2017

CAER Heritage Project nominated for 2017 Marsh Award

Flanders and Wales

Flanders and Wales

1 November 2017

Remembering Passchendaele one century on

Conservation students begin work on the African Drumming project for the University's School of Music

Big impact at Institute of Conservation’s first-ever Twitter Conference

12 October 2017

Respected globally, Conservation from the University has made a big impact at the Institute of Conservation’s first Twitter Conference.

Research at Caerleon

How to feed an invading army thousands of miles from home

4 October 2017

Biochemical data used for first time by Cardiff University archaeologists to reveal origin of livestock supplied to the Roman fortress in Caerleon

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.

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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

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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