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The research interests of members of the Oxford History Faculty cover the entire spectrum of history since Antiquity. They range from the early middle ages to the present, from Britain to Asia, and from the history of population to the history of art and ideas. In this section you can find out about the historical periods and research centres we work within, our numerous research projects, and our rich international programme of research seminars.

Featured Research Projects

IdentiNet: The Documentation of Individual Identity: Historical and Comparative Perspectives since 1500

IdentiNet: The...

Why do I need a passport to travel? Why do I have to have so many passwords...

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The Gascon Rolls

The Gascon Rolls

In 1152 the future King Henry II Plantagenet of England married the divorced...

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Economic and Social History

Economic and Social History

Oxford is a leading centre for the study of economic and social history through the application of modern social science theory and methods. Informed but not dictated to by economic and social theory, its historians are bringing new insights to traditionally central topics such as the Agricultural and Industrial Revolutions, while also pioneering the newer research fields of gender, the family,...

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Faculty of History
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