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Race, Ethnicity and Equality in UK History Workshop

This half-day afternoon Workshop, on 9 October 2019, will encourage active debate around this vital topic within United Kingdom Higher Education and the wider education community. Speakers will include: Jonathan Saha (University of Leeds) Meleisa Ono-George (University of...

Children Diplomacy During the Late Cold War

Please read Matthias Neumann's excellent article - Children Diplomacy During the Late Cold War: Samantha Smith's Visit of the ‘Evil Empire’. Abstract available here  

The J.R.Jones Memorial Lecture 2019

Wednesday 15 May 2019 | 18:00 | Julian Study Centre The 2019 J.R. Jones Lecture will be given by Professor Margaret Macmillan, C.H . A leading expert on history and international relations, MacMillan is a Professor of History at the University of Toronto and emeritus Professor of...

Postgraduate Open Event

Postgraduate Open Event – 20 March Are you thinking about studying for your Master’s or Research degree? Register today to find out more at UEA’s Postgraduate Open Event on Wednesday 20 March . At the event you’ll be able to meet and talk with current students and...


CEAS Spring Lectures, 2019   All Lectures start at 6.30 in LT1 – All welcome   26 March: Dr Jon Gregory, ‘Footpaths in Norfolk: A Landscape History’   [Easter Break]   30 April: Prof Carole Rawcliffe, ‘Norwich, City of...

SRS 2020 Norwich.

SRS 2020 Norwich. Join us at the University of East Anglia for the Society for Renaissance Studies 9th Biennial Conference, 7-9th July 2020, the largest gathering of early-modern and Renaissance scholars from around the world held in the UK.  

The Christopher Harper-Bill Research Seminar in Medieval History

Spring 2019 Programme Mondays, 6.30 p.m., JSC 2.02       Monday, 21st January              Robert Bartlett (University of St Andrews)   Battle Names in the Middle Ages     ...

Early Modern Research Seminar, 1500-1800 Spring 2019

23 January              Sara del Medico (Cambridge), Men, Women and Wealth in Late Seventeenth Century  Venice     13 February            Aske Brock...

Spellbound Exhibition

Spellbound Exhibition Explore the history of magic over eight centuries in this immersive and thought-provoking exhibition. The intriguing objects on display show how our ancestors used magical thinking to cope with the unpredictable world around them. They range from the fantastical and...

NAHRG Lecture Series 2018/19

Meetings take place at the UEA (Thomas Paine Lecture Theatre) at 2.30pm (except in December, when we hold a joint lecture with the NNAS in Norwich Castle). Non-members are welcome to try a couple of meetings before joining (no charge).   2018 October 6 Walter Rye (1843-1929):...

Call for Papers

CALL FOR PAPERS Noblesse oblige?: Barons and the Public Good in the Middle Ages University of East Anglia, Norwich, 3-4 April 2019   The traditional—and still popular—image of the ‘feudal’ political order of the Middle Ages is one of anarchic knights and overmighty barons...


Number One bestselling author C. J. Sansom will publish his eagerly anticipated new Matthew Shardlake novel,  Tombland , on 18th October 2018.   Tombland  is C. J. Sansom’s seventh Matthew Shardlake novel – following, most recently, Lamentation – and involves...

SRS 2020

SRS 2020 Norwich: Join us at the University of East Anglia for the Society for Renaissance Studies 9th Biennial Conference, 7-9th July 2020, the largest gathering of early-modern and Renaissance scholars from around the world held in the UK. Find out more at SRS 2020 Norwich.

Autumn 2018 Medieval Seminar Series

  UEA Medieval History Seminar Autumn 2018 Programme: Mondays, 6.30 p.m., JSC 2.03 See full programme.

Spellbound Exhibition

Spellbound Exhibition: The @uniofeastanglia-sponsored 'Spellbound' exhibition open until Sunday 6th January 2019 at the . Featuring research from Professor Malcolm Gaskill. Tickets are available here:

Careers in History

Don’t miss ‘Careers with History’, an event tailored just for you! If you’re studying History and want to find out more about your career options then come along to this event on 24 October. The event comprises two panels, one of UEA History alumni and one of employers who recruit...

Pet Therapy in History

Pets as Therapy!   Come de-stress with some handsome academic pets! Monday 21st May at 12.30pm.   Dog biscuits and bowls of water provided.  

History For All Event Cancelled

It is with great regret that we have had to cancel the History For All event that was due to take place on the 19th May 2018. Due to unforeseen circumstances this event will no longer be taking place and we will sadly not be rescheduling.

New Book By Richard Mills - The Politics of Football in Yugoslavia: Sport, Nationalism and the State

Advanced copies of Richard Mills' excellent and inciteful new monograph have finally been released. They will be available to buy online from Tauris very shortly: available here  

CEAS Lectures Spring 2018

  Please join us this spring for an excellent line-up of CEAS lectures. All lectures start at 6.30pm and most are in Lecture Theatre 1. Please note, however, Prof Curry's lecture is in Lecture Theatre 2. We look forward to seeing you there.   17 April - Prof Nick...

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