History news

8 Aug 2017

New St Andrews Studies in French History and Culture OA mini-monograph

The Centre for French History and Culture of the University of St Andrews is pleased to announce the publication of a new volume in its series “St Andrews Studies in French History and Culture”. The eighth volume in the series is:

In Search of the gentilshommes campagnards: Noble Diversity and Social Structure in Burgundy, 1682-1789
By Susan Carr (Executive Secretary, Royal Historical Society)
(St Andrews, 2017)
ISBN 978-1-907548-14-7 [paperback]; ISBN 978-1-907548-15-4 [e-book]

18 Jul 2017

Centre for English Local History Thesis Collection

A new website makes available all the PhD theses completed by students at the Centre for English Local History, University of Leicester. The collection comprises 100 theses covering subjects from medieval moats to hunting in Northamptonshire. The full text is available to read and download in the majority of cases.

23 Jun 2017

A History of Public Health in Post-War Britain

Understand where public health has come from, why it looks the way it does today and where it might go next.


A new Mass Open Online Course (MOOC) on the history of public health in post-war Britain will start on the 26th of June 2017. The course is run by the Centre for History in Public Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and FutureLearn.

4 Jun 2017

A Date with History: Did You Say Europe?

The French Embassy and the Institut français du Royaume-Uni are extending a special invitation to UK postgraduate and undergraduate students studying an aspect of French history to attend the one day conference on Europe at the York Festival of Ideas: A Date with History .

For further information, please see: https://uk.ambafrance.org/Call-for-UK-students-in-history-A-Date-with-History-9-June