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HIU33001 Researching History: Concepts and Theories

  • Duration:
    • Michaelmas term 
  • Contact Hours:
    • 2 hours per fortnight
  • Weighting:
    • 5 ECTS
  • Assessment:
    • 100% essay

This module explores advanced issues in historiography, which may include questions of theory and/or method, and may relate to historical sub-disciplines or the challenges of particular historical periods or themes. Readings may combine theoretical or methodological articles or books with works chosen as particularly innovative, controversial, or esteemed within the field under review.

Themes for 2021-22 include:

  • Art and Culture (Dr Molly Pucci)
  • History of Ideas (Dr Robert Armstrong)
  • The Premodern Globe (Dr Benjamin Savill)
  • Social Movements (Dr Daniel Geary)
  • Social Class in the Modern World (Dr Carole Holohan)
  • Women, Gender, and Sexuality (Professor Ruth Karras)