The History department researches, teaches and publishes locally, nationally and internationally. The latest QS rankings has us among the top 200 history departments in the world. We offer a wide range of undergraduate courses in British, European, global and New Zealand history. Themes across our teaching include crime and criminality, cultural, environmental, intellectual, medical, medieval, political, propaganda, social, transnational, women's, gender and feminist history. Students can study aspects of New Zealand, Medieval European, Indian, American, German and Soviet history at all levels.
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News, events and seminars
UC's School of Humanities and Creative Arts and the Disarmament and Security Centre have created a new website focusing on Cantabrians' untold WWI stories.
A new exhibition uses archival material from UC's Macmillan Brown Library collection to mark 30 years since the Homosexual Law Reform Bill was passed in New Zealand.
History is located in
Karl Popper, Level 5