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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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Around 1968: Activism, Networks, Trajectories

Around 1968: Activism,...

A failed political revolution that led to an enduring cultural revolution? A...

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Early Modern History

Early Modern History

Oxford has long been a leading centre for the study of early modern history, and recent developments in the Faculty have renewed and diversified this tradition. Ground-breaking work on the Reformation and the Civil War continues, along with new research into social structure, the law, and the relations between literature, religion and politics. Irish history is a major interest. Oxford’s early...

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Featured Research Centres

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Faculty of History
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Oxford OX1 2RL
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