Empires and Diasporas
This group focuses on imperial and diasporic pasts, taking a regional and transnational approach, and looking both at Europe and the British Empire.
Customs, Cultures, Rituals and Beliefs
Research alliance centred on explorations of the customs, culture, rituals and beliefs that permeate life across chronologies, social strata, gender and region.
Land, Landscape and Memories
Studying the histories of the varied entanglements of landscape, environment and the non-human with human processes and practices.
Maritime, Coastal and Riverine Histories & Cultures
How histories and cultures have been created around, and influenced, riverine, port, coastal and maritime environments.
Medieval Worlds and Medievalisms
An exciting new research area considering the modern representation of the Middle Ages and medieval history as it is represented through and in modern media.
Monarchy, Wars and Diplomacy
Bringing together staff with expertise in military history, the history of formal and informal cross-border relations, cultural diplomacy, and the history of kingship.
Genders and Families
Investigating how gendering and family shape and reflect the experience of migration, power and the construction of masculinity.
Public Histories, Material Cultures and Heritage
Sharing our research and working collaboratively with heritage bodies, organisations and communities.