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Excellent results for History in NSS 2016
Aberystwyth University’s History Department has achieved an impressive score of 95% for overall student satisfaction in a UK-wide survey - significantly higher than the UK figure of 86%.

Research Fellowship Awarded
Prof. Martyn J. Powell has been awarded a Murial McCarthy Research Fellowship at Dublin’s Marsh’s Library for his project ‘Personal Debt in Georgian Dublin: Marshalseas, Spunging-Houses and the Body Politic’.

Leverhulme Trust grant awarded
Dr David Ceri Jones secures grant for his project on Trans-Atlanic Protestantism

Isabella Chwalka - Visiting Fellow
Lecturer visiting from Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität

British Academy Conference
British Academy conference on Uses of the Past in Past Societies – a global perspective


Departmental Seminar Podcast: Dr Matthew Phillips
From Modern Spectacle to Spectacular Modernity: Thailand's Royal Barges and the Cultural Cold War