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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

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Oxford Dictionary of...

The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is the national record of 60,000 men...

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The Cult of Saints

The Cult of Saints

The Cult of Saints is a major five-year project, based at the Faculty of History...

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Global and Imperial History

Global and Imperial History

Imperial, international, and global history are lively, fast-growing fields at Oxford. Traditionally outstanding in Imperial and Commonwealth history, Oxford historians are now directing their attention to the ways in which the processes of imperial expansion were also those of globalisation, as European powers contested control of the Americas, Africa and Asia with local states and...

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Featured Research Centres

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