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Professor Yossef Rapoport wins top book prize at Middle East Medievalist Society awards
28 November 2019

OUr very own Professor Yossef Rapoport has been awarded the 2019 Middle East Medievalist Society Book Prize for his book, Rural Economy and Tribal Society in Islamic Egypt: A Study of al-Nābulusī’s Villages of the Fayyum (Brepols, 2018).


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. 

Dr Robert Saunders on Channel 4 News
22 February 2019

Last night (21 February 2019), Senior Lecturer in Modern British History Dr Robert Saunders appeared on Channel 4 News. 


Professor Julian Jackson awarded prestigious Duff Cooper Prize
21 February 2019

Professor Julian Jackson, Head of the School of History, has won the Duff Cooper Prize for his biography of Charles De Gaulle, A Certain Idea of France: The Life of Charles De Gaulle.

Student Surveys 2019
18 February 2019

The National Student Survey (NSS) and the UK Engagement Survey (UKES) are now open to submissions. 

Winter Update 2019
31 January 2019

A winter update on the School of History from Director of Education, Dr Dan Todman:

Winter Update 2018
4 January 2018

A winter update on the School of History from Director of Taught Programmes, Dr Dan Todman:

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