School of History

Research Centres

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History Centres

 

Centre for the History of the Sciences

The Centre for the History of the Sciences belongs firmly to a new era of research into the making of scientific knowledge.

The Centre, together with the School of History offers a range of taught programmes and research supervisory specialisms.

Centre for the Study of War, Media and Society

The Centre for the Study of War, Media and Society is committed to a systematic study of war and propaganda on an interdisciplinary basis and in its widest possible historical context and aims to promote a greater understanding of war and propaganda theory and practice, and to become a major focus for postgraduate study and research.

The Centre, together with the School of History offers a range of taught programmes and research supervisory specialisms.

 

Centre for the History of Medicine, Ethics and Medical Humanities

The Centre for the History of Medicine, Ethics and Medical Humanities is committed to a vision of the history of medicine, history of medical ethics and medical humanities which is chronologically expansive, thematically and geographically diverse, and which draws upon a wide range of sources, disciplines and expertise.

The Centre, together with the School of History offers a range of taught programmes and research supervisory specialisms.

Centre for the History of Colonialisms

The Centre for the History of Colonialisms highlights the dynamicity of the history of colonial worlds; it uses history as a creative tool to understand the past as well as the contemporary realities of Asian, African and Latin American countries and, in the process, seek to refine the craft of writing history itself.

The Centre, together with the School of History offers a range of taught programmes and research supervisory specialisms.

Centre for the Political Economies of International Commerce

The Centre for the Political Economies of International Commerce (PEIC) analyses the political features of international trade from the early modern period to the present day.

The Centre, together with the School of History offers a range of taught programmes and research supervisory specialisms.

 

 

 

Affiliated Centres

 

American Studies

The interdisciplinary Centre for American Studies is supported by a range of Americanists across the university with lecturing posts in Politics, History, English, Film Studies and Latin American Studies.

Together, we run a teaching and research Centre dedicated to the study of the United States and Latin America.

Medieval & Early Modern Studies

The Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies is an interdisciplinary Centre within the Faculty of Humanities offering postgraduate teaching and research research supervision, also aiming to encourage publications in the Medieval and Early Modern periods, and to develop links with the Canterbury Cathedral Archives and Library.

Gateways to the First World War

Gateways to the First World War is a centre for public engagement with the First World War centenary funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). The aim of the Gateways team is to encourage and support public interest in the centenary of the First World War through a range of events and activities such as open days and study days, advice on access to materials and expertise, and signposting for other resources and forms of support. The Centre is managed by the University of Kent in partnership with the Universities of Essex, Portsmouth and Leeds. It also has close links with organisations such as the Imperial War Museum, National Maritime Museum and the War Memorials Trust.

 

 

School of History, Rutherford College, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NX

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Last Updated: 14/09/2017