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Welcome to TCD History

The Department offers evening & short courses, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in History. Committed to the pursuit of excellence in both research and teaching, students of all backgrounds and levels are welcome into a challenging but friendly environment in which experienced and committed teachers and supervisors will enrich your experience of studying the past.

For further enquires, please call to room 3133 on the third level of the Arts Building (nearest access: Nassau Street Gate), Mondays to Fridays, from 10.30am to 12.30pm and again from 2.30pm to 4.30pm, or contact the department directly.


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News & Events

'From Colonisers to Slaves – the Irish in Barbados 1640-1659', Dr David Brown (TCD).
24/7, 5pm, Neill Lecture Theatre
Trinity Centre for Early Mdern History Research Seminar Series

TCEH is delighted to announce that a Yale University-based project that Dr Francis Ludlow (Dept of History) is a Co-Principal Investigator on has received National Science Foundation funding for the project Volcanism, Hydrology and Social Conflict: Lessons from Hellenistic and Roman-Era Egypt and Mesopotamia. This project examines the link between explosive volcanic eruptions and the annual Nile river summer flooding in antiquity.

Trinity and Columbia University Dual BA Programme in the arts and humanities
The new Dual BA Programme is unique in that students will graduate from the two leading universities with two degrees over the course of four years. The inaugural cohort will pursue a rigorous undergraduate education in the areas of the arts and humanities, spanning the two continents.

Last updated 20 September 2018 History (Email).