History syllabus University of London

Index of Intercollegiate Courses

Shortened course titleGroupInstitution
Abraham Lincoln and the Crisis of the Union, 1854-18653UCL
Age of Plague3BkC
The Age of Religious Wars3UCL
The Age of Science: the transformation of European Life2BkC
Alexander the Great3King's
American History in Hollywood Film2UCL
Ancient Warfare: Assyrian and Greek Perspectives3UCL
Animals, Demons and the Boundaries of the Human in the Late Middle Ages3UCL
Antipodean Encounters: Aborigines, Convicts and Settlers in New South Wales, c.1770-18503UCL
Aristocratic Culture and Society in Medieval Europe2King's
The Assyrian Empire3UCL
Athenian Law II2UCL
Augustus: Power and Propaganda3King's
Australia in the Second World War3King's
Behind Closed Doors: Houses, Interiors and Domestic Life, c.1660-c.18303QMUL
Berlin: A European Metropolis from Kaiser to Kohl3RH
The Birth of Modern Germany, 1870-19332BkC
The Black Death2King's
Blasphemy, Irreligion and the English Enlightenment, 1650-17203RH
Britain's Thatcher3King's
British Cinema and the Second World War3QMUL
British Civil Wars and Interregnum 1627-603UCL
British Economic History 1700-19392King's
British Imperial Policy and Decolonisation3King's
Byzantinium and its Neighbours 601-10712RH
Capitalism and Empire: The economics of British Global Expansion2King's
Caribbean Intellectual History, c.1800 to the Present3King's
Carolingian Europe, c.750-9003King's
Causes and Consequences of the Fall of Constantinople3RH
The Central Powers in the First World War, 1914-182GC
Charlemagne and his heirs, c.750-9002King's
China from 1900 to the Present2BkC
City in the Roman World 100 BC-AD 5002UCL
Clash of Powers and Cultures3RH
Christians and Pagans from Constantine to Augustine (AD 306-430)3RH
Church, State and Nation in Britain, 1750-19392King's
Comparing Religious Fundamentalisms in the 19th and 20th centuries3RH
Credit, Money and Crisis in the Global Economy, 1700-19702UCL
Crime and Popular Disorder in Georgian England2UCL
Crisis of the American Republic, 1857-18772UCL
Crowd to Court: Cultures of Politics in Later Hanoverian Britain2King's
Crown, Church and Estates in Central Europe, 1500-17002SSEES, UCL
Crusades and the Eastern Mediterranean, 1095-12912RH
Culture Contact and Culture Change2BkC
Daily Life in Renaissance and Baroque Italian Cities2RH
Death, Ancestors and the Afterlife in Medieval Society2BkC
'Dragon Ladies'? Society, Politics and Gender in Modern China2RH
Dutch Golden Age2UCL
East and West through Travel Writing3SSEES, UCL
An Economic History of Ancient Greece2UCL
Egypt in the Roman Empire3RH
Electoral Politics in Britain, 1868-19452King's
Empire in Victorian Britain c. 1830-18703RH
Empire of Letters: Correspondence in the Roman World2BkC
England in the Reign of Richard II3RH
English and British Political Culture c1595-1606 and the Accession of King James I3QMUL
English Family, c.1350-17202BkC
The Enlightenment3King's
Enlightenment, Catholicism and the State1SSEES, UCL
Europe in the Age of Revolution and Napoleon2King's
European Jewry and the Transition to Modernity2King's
European Revolutions of 18482UCL
Experience, Culture and Identity2RH
Faith, Nation and Empire in Modern East-Central Europe2King's
Faith and Fire: Religious Culture in England c.1375-15253RH
Fall and Rise of the Polish Nation2SSEES, UCL
Fall of the Roman Republic3UCL
Family, Society and Culture in Britain 1832-19183BkC
The First European Union? Christendom 1100-13502UCL
France, 1774-17943BkC
The French Civil War3QMUL
French Civil War, 1934-19702King's
French Revolution3QMUL
Friends. Political Bonds in Late Medieval and Renaissance Italy2King's
From Blood and Guts to the Worried Well: Medicine in Britain, c.1750‐19902RH
From Rakes to Respectability2RH
Gandhi and Gandhism, 1869-19483GC
Genghis Khan and His Empire, 1150-13002RH
Gender and Society in the Non-Western World since 18002RH
Gender in the Middle Ages2BkC
Genocide2RH (Egham)
Great Britain and the American Colonies, 1760-17763UCL
Greek Pottery and Painting, 800-300 B.C.2King's
Greek Sculpture, 750-300 B.C.2UCL
Gregory of Tours and the Merovingian World2King's
Health, Healing and Illness in Africa2

GC

The "Heart of Darkness"? Identity, Power, and Politics in the Congo, c.1870-20103

QMUL

Heresy, Crusade and Inquisition3RH
Heresy, the Occult and the Apocalypse in Early Modern Europe2GC
History and Culture of Korea to the late Nineteenth Century1SOAS
History and Historiography of the Holocaust3RH
History and Memory in the United States2RH
History and Politics of Latin America, c.1930 to the Present1UCL
History of Australia since 17882King's
History of Latin America, c.1830-c.19301UCL
History of Russia, 1598-18561SSEES, UCL
History of Russia to 15981SSEES, UCL
History of the Ancient Near East 1200-330 BC1UCL
History of the Caribbean in the 20th century1UCL
History of the Habsburg Monarchy 1700-19181SSEES, UCL
Ideology, Culture and Society in Latin America from Independence2UCL
Imperialism in Modern East Asia2BkC
The Industrial Revolution2UCL
The Intellectual Landscape of the Late Roman Republic 3UCL
Ireland and the Irish between the Famine and Partition2BkC
Islamic Revival 2RH
Ivan the Terrible and the Russian Monarchy in the 16th Century3SSEES, UCL
Jews and the Classical World1UCL
The Kennedy Years3QMUL
Knowledge, Power and the State in Britain, 1660-18013UCL
Lahore and Istanbul: Modernity in the Muslim Imperial City, 1850-19602RH
Later Medieval London, 1450-15603BkC
Left in Western Europe since 19452QMUL
Life in the Trenches: Perspectives on British Military History, 1914-183GC
Literature, Culture and Society in Britain, 1914-19453BkC
The Lives of Oscar Wilde3QMUL
Living the Empire: Metropole and Colony in the 1830s3UCL
London: Urban Society, 1400-16002RH
Making of a Colonial Regime, Eastern India, 1780-18203King's
Making of the Modern Middle East1SOAS
Malcolm X and African American Islam3RHUL
Making of the Modern Racial Order in South Africa2BkC
Marriage and Monarchy: the Middle Ages from a World Historical Perspective2UCL
Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement, 1955-19682RH
Mass Culture in the Age of Revolution: Russia 1900-19323SSEES, UCL
A Material History of Britain 1900-19503King's
Mayas, Aztecs, Incas, Spaniards2King's
Mechanisms of Power: Running the Roman Empire3UCL
Media, Culture and Society in the Soviet Union from Stalin to 19912SSEES, UCL
Medicine on the Silk Roads: Traditions and Transmissions3GC
Medicine and Society in Medieval Europe2RH
Medieval Monsters: Foreigners and Other Oddities in the Medieval Imagination2GC
Medieval Universe2UCL
Mediterranean Encounters: Venice and the Ottoman Empire2GC
Memory and Modern Europe2RH
Migration, Identity and Citizenship in Modern Britain3RH
Modern and Contemporary Italy2RH
Modern France: from 1918 to the Present2RH
Modern Germany 1815-19901SSEES, UCL
Modern Girls: Women in Britain, c.1914-19842RH
Modern History of East Asia1BkC
Modern Japan1SOAS
Modern Middle East since c.18802RH
Modern Political Ideas2RH
Modern Revolutions in Comparative Perspective3GC
Modern South Asia: Disease, Medicine, Empire and nation c. 1600-19472GC
Modernity and Modernism3UCL
Monarchs and the Enlightenment in Russia and Central Europe3SSEES, UCL
Nationalism, Democracy and Minorities in Central Europe, 1918-19392RH
Near East to 1200 B.C: the Earliest States1UCL
Nobility and Gentry of Medieval England, 1150-15002RH, KCL
Norman Conquest of Britain3King's
Northern Ireland Troubles2King's
Origins of the Civil Rights Movement, 1935-19553RH
Origins of Reformation in England3King's
Ottoman Empire2BkC
Outsiders in the Middle Ages2QM
Passages to Jerusalem: the Crusades and the Medieval World, 1095-12913UCL
Politics and Society in Palestine from 1900 to c. 19483RH
Politics of Sport: Power, Identity and Race in Britain, 1880s-1990s2RH
Pompeii - Beginning to Last Days2BkC
Popes, Caliphs, and Sacred Law, 385-8503UCL
Popular Culture in American History, 1870 to the Present3BkC
Popular Politics in Early Modern Britain2UCL
Poverty, Dress and Identity in Industrial England3GC
Power and Self-Representation in the Greek and Hellenistic Worlds2BkC
Progressivism and Progressive Thought in America3UCL
'The Pursuit of Happiness?' The Creation of American Capitalism, 1763-19143

QMUL

Radicalism during the English Revolution, 1641–16603GC
Reconstruction, Land, and Labour in the United States, 1863-18873RH
Red, White and Blues: Jazz and the United States in the Twentieth Century3KCL
Reform and Rebellion in England 1215-12673King's
Reformation and Revolt in the Low Countries3UCL
Reinventing Ourselves: Psychology, Sex and Chemistry in Modern Britain3QMUL
Religion and Politics in Archaic and Classical Greece2King's
Religion, Magic and Society in Late Antiquity2BkC
Religious & Political Space in Classical & Hellenistic Greek World2BkC
Religious Reformation and Popular Piety 1450-16502UCL
Renaissance Rome 1430-15303QMUL
Responses to Rome from the 19th century to the present2BkC
Revolting French3RH
Rise and Fall of Yugoslavia2SSEES, UCL
Rise of US Imperialism in Latin America and the Caribbean3UCL
Roman Army3RH
Roman Britain2King's
Roman Britain2RH
Roman Democracy: Myth or Reality?2UCL
Roman Family2UCL
Romans and Barbarians: The Transformation of the Roman West 350-7003King's
Rome AD 300-10002UCL
Russia and Europe: 1700 to the Present2BkC
The Russian Empire in the Age of Reform and Revolution 1856-19172RH
Russian Revolution3SSEES, UCL
Saladin, Richard the Lionheart & the Third Crusade3QMUL
Seleukid Empire, c.312-145 BC2UCL
Scotland: the Making of the Medieval Kingdom3King's
Sex and the African City: Gender and Urbanisation in Southern Africa3GC
Sexuality and Gender in Modern Britain2King's
Social History of Latin America since 18902UCL
Society and Culture in Twentieth-Century Africa1SOAS
Soviet Union and Russia 1945-20002King's
Spain in Conflict, 1931-19392RH
Successors to the Habsburgs: East-Central Europe, 1914-19452SSEES, UCL
Theme of Degeneration3WCHM
Themes in Early Modern Cultural History2King's
Themes in the Study of Contemporary Africa2King's
This Side of the Taurus: Seleukid Kings3UCL
Tudor England: Politics, Religion and Culture 1485-16032King's
Tudor England and the Italian Renaissance: Reactions and Comparisons3UCL
Twentieth-Century Medicine, State and Society in the United States and United Kingdom3King's
Understanding the Early Mesopotamian World2UCL
Urban Culture and Modernity3SSEES, UCL
Utopian Visions: The Soviet Experience through the Arts2GC
When Kings were Gods: Early Modern Islamic Political Ideas3RH
Victorian Intellectual History3QMUL
Victorian Social and Political Thought3RH
War and Society in Ancient Greece, 750-350 BC3UCL
War of Ideas in Post-Revolutionary England, 1660-17402BkC
Western Powers in East Asia2RH
Witchcraft and Society, 1450-17502BkC, RH
Women and Gender in Early Modern England3King's
World History: Power and Inequality (1500-1900)2King's

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