University of East Anglia UEA: History

InstitutionUniversity of East Anglia UEA View institution profile
Department School of History
Telephone 01603 591709
Study type Research


RESEARCH - If you join our School you’ll be working within a vibrant postgraduate community. We specialise in the political, diplomatic, social, intellectual, and cultural history from the Middle Ages to the present. We have a strong record of securing research funds from the AHRC, Wellcome Trust, English Heritage, Leverhulme and several others. We were ranked third for research intensity in History in the Times Higher Education REF 2014 analysis. We welcome applications for MA by Research, MPhil and PhD degrees.

STAFF RESEARCH INTERESTS – We have top research specialists in British, European, Global, and Transnational history. More specifically, our research strengths include: British History; History of the Atlantic world(s); European History (in particular France, Italy, Germany, Russia, the Balkans and Central Europe); Imperial History and Cultural Diplomatic History; History of the Middle East; Landscape and Environmental History; History of South-Asian Japanese and Indian History; Local and Regional History; Intellectual History and the History of Political Thought.

If you are interested in applying for a research degree, please feel free to contact academic staff directly or the PGR Director, Dr Matthew D’Auria (

For contact details and research interests go to:

STUDENT RESEARCH - Recent student research topics include: Views of the Land in Colonial New England; Children’s Picture Books in the Soviet Union; Local Politics in Early Modern Norwich; Female Politicians in late Nineteenth-Century Britain; Multiculturalism in United Germany; Football in Post-War Bosnia.

You’ll be supervised by a team of at least two Faculty members. We particularly encourage transnational, interdisciplinary, and multidisciplinary research.

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University of East Anglia

UEA is a world-leading research university and is 10th in the UK for quality of research outputs (Times Higher REF 2014 analysis).

As a UEA postgraduate research student, you’d be joining a university awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017.

Our postgraduate students have the opportunity to work at the heart of active research teams, challenging boundaries and making a substantial impact on the global challenges facing society.

UEA has four faculties that are committed to academic excellence: the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, the Faculty of ...

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