School of History


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.