University of Portsmouth's History Blog


This blog:

Welcome to History@Portsmouth! This is the blog of the History team at the University of Portsmouth. On it you will find posts by our staff and students about their research and studies, upcoming events, news and other related topics. Check back regularly to hear what we’re up to, and let us know what you think!

About us:

The History department at the University of Portsmouth is part of the School of Area Studies, History, Politics, and Literature based in the historic Milldam buildings in the heart of the island-city of Portsmouth, UK. We are a small and friendly team of 15 lecturers with research and teaching specialisms spanning six centuries across American, British, and European history.  If you want to learn more about who we are or how you can study with us, please see the links below.

Contact us here http://www.port.ac.uk/ba-history/ or email history@port.ac.uk

Follow us on Twitter and Instagram: @UoPHistory

Learn more about our BA History here: http://www.port.ac.uk/courses/history-politics-and-social-studies/ba-hons-history/

Learn more about our MA Naval History here: http://www.port.ac.uk/courses/history-politics-and-social-studies/ma-naval-history/

Learn more about our MRes degree: http://www.port.ac.uk/courses/mres-humanities-and-social-sciences/

Learn more about research projects our staff are involved in:

Port Towns and Urban Cultures: http://porttowns.port.ac.uk/

Citizenship, ‘Race’ and Belonging: http://crab.port.ac.uk

Supernatural Cities: http://www.port.ac.uk/supernaturalcities/

Our Staff:

Professor David Andress Professor of Modern History
Professor Brad Beaven Professor in Social and Cultural History
Dr Karl Bell Reader in Cultural and Social History
Dr Jodi Burkett Principal Lecturer and Subject Leader in History
Dr Maria Cannon Lecturer in Early Modern History
Dr Mike Esbester Senior Lecturer in History
Dr Katy Gibbons Senior Lecturer in History
Dr Matthew Heaslip Lecturer in Naval History
Dr Robert James Senior Lecturer in Cultural and Social History
Dr Fiona McCall Senior Lecturer in Early Modern History
Dr Rudolph Ng Lecturer in Modern Chinese History
Dr Cathryn Pearce Lecturer in Naval History
Dr Thomas Rodgers Senior Lecturer in American Studies
Dr Lee Sartain Senior Lecturer in American Studies
Dr Mathias Seiter Senior Lecturer in History