As the UK's national humanities research hub, we offer a unique scholarly community in which to pursue doctoral research.

Our research students can take advantage of a varied and challenging research training programme, with general research skills training and research methodologies courses provided through the School and subject-specific training provided within the institutes.

The School is a member of the AHRC-funded London Arts and Humanities Partnership (LAHP), together with King's College London and UCL.

 


Art History

Medieval to early modern art, and Surrealism


Classics

Social, religious and economic history of the Roman world, ancient literacy and the ancient book, cultural identity in the ancient world, and digital classics


English 

English and American literature and culture; gender and sexuality

 

History

British, Commonwealth, Latin American, political, metropolitan, historical geography, cultural and intellectual history

Human Rights 

Refugee and development studies

Modern Languages 

Gender and sexuality, cultural studies (French, Spanish, Latin American, German, Italian), cultural memory, and film

Latin American History, Geography and Anthropology

Violence and democracy in Latin America (history, geography and anthropology)

Law 

International economic law (IMF and WTO), as well as law and EU reform

Digital Humanities

Digital humanities, with a focus on classics, art history and history​