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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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Cultures of Knowledge

Cultures of Knowledge

Established in 2009, and now in our second phase (2013-14), we are a...

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The Long Eighteenth Century

The Long Eighteenth Century

Oxford historians have been active participants in the recent resurgence of interest in ‘the long eighteenth century’. A strong commitment to British social and political history is complemented by participation in current debates over the nature and extent of the European movement of Enlightenment. More specific research interests of Oxford historians also include gender history, economic...

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Featured Research Centres

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