See the other side of history


See the Other Side of History at Lancaster University


Research Centres

Research Projects

Read about our past research: History Research at Lancaster

History Resources for Schools

Explore the resources produced by the Department of History for school historians and teachers - from podcasts to video taster talks, articles, and free online courses - and discover the historical figures, images and objects from our teaching and research that help us to see the other side of History.

History Resources for Schools

Study Abroad at Lancaster

Lancaster University enjoys partnerships across the world and offers students many opportunities for global travel and study. As an undergraduate historian at Lancaster, you can choose to study in the United States, Australia, Canada, or New Zealand under the study abroad scheme, or in Europe within the Erasmus+ programme.

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Studentships and Essay Prizes

Lancaster's Department of History offers a number of prizes and studentships at undergraduate, masters and doctoral level throughout the year. These currently include the Iredell MA Studentship and an undergraduate essay prize, the Merriman Prize (on the topic of International and/or Military History). 

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Historic Lancaster

The city of Lancaster and its surrounds are steeped in history. Explore the top historic sites to visit as recommended by members of the History Department, from Bronze Age stone circles to gothic churches, from Norman castles to Civil War fortresses, and from the mills of the Industrial Revolution to marvels of Art Deco architecture

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Our Community

We seek to create a welcoming environment for all of our students and staff, irrespective of background, and we are strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity. Our activities include participating in Athena SWAN (a scheme to address gender equality in Higher Education), celebrating Black History, and fostering community engagement through our historical projects.

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