School of History


Professor Dan Todman on BBC Radio 4
27 August 2019

Head of the School of History and Professor of Modern History Dan Todman appeared on BBC Radio 4 last week. Dan was speaking on the political economy of France on the programme World War 2: The Economic BattleYou can listen to the full programme on the BBC Sounds website

School of History alumna named as one of this year’s Women to Watch
18 July 2019

Monica Chadha, Vice-Chair of Queen Mary’s Council and a School of History alumna, is featured in the annual Women to Watch supplement. The 2019 edition features fifty Black, Asian and other Minority Ethnic (BAME) women, showcasing inspiring professionals who come from backgrounds historically under-represented in senior leadership roles.

Former student wins major book prize
28 June 2019

Former School of History PhD student Helen Parr was awarded The Longman-History Today Book Prize 2019 for her book 'Our Boys: The Story of a Paratrooper'. Helen, who was supervised by Dr James Ellison during her time with us, has won a number of prizes for the book. The full list of which can be viewed on the book's website. 

Katie Ebner Landy writes for The Guardian
5 June 2019

One of our PhD students, Katie Ebner Landy, wrote for the Guardian last month. Katie's piece on theatre and the European aesthetic can be read in full on the Guardian website.