The History department researches, teaches and publishes locally, nationally and internationally. The latest QS rankings has us among the top 200 history departments in the world. We offer a wide range of undergraduate courses in British, European, global and New Zealand history. Themes across our teaching include crime and criminality, cultural, environmental, intellectual, medical, medieval, political, propaganda, social, transnational, women's, gender and feminist history. Students can study aspects of New Zealand, Medieval European, Indian, American, German and Soviet history at all levels.
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News, events and seminars
An upcoming University of Canterbury public guest lecture, Beware of Centaurs (and others) Bearing Rocks, has been thous...
Four Masterpieces from the Logie Collection and the Hephaisteion in the Athenian Agora. Presented by Professor Andrew St...
History is located in
Karl Popper, Level 5