Professor David Hopkin


I would like to hear from potential DPhil students regarding:

European social and cultural history, c.1760-1914
Oral and popular culture
Rural History
Military and maritime history
Labour history
History of childhood
History of anthropology, folklore and related disciplines

I currently teach:


Peasant Societies, Economies and Polities in Western Europe c.1750-1950 (option in Economic and Social History).

I have also taught the core courses for the MSt and MPhil in Modern British and European History


Historiography: Tacitus to Weber European and World History EWF10: The European Century, 1820-1925
Foreign Texts: Tocqueville European and World History EWF13: Europe Divided, 1914-1989
European and World History EWP4: Society, Nation and Empire, 1815-1914 Disciplines of History
OS: Romance of the People, The Folk Revival from 1760 to 1914 History and Modern Languages Bridge Essay
OS: French Revolution and Empire, 1789-1815