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History Faculty research

The NCH History Faculty and Professoriate have wide ranging expertise, from Ancient History right up to 20th-century World History. Our research covers a variety of historical disciplines, including political, social, cultural, and intellectual history.

Specialties and teaching interests

By Period

Ancient and Medieval History

Professor Bettany Hughes

Dr Lars Kjaer

Renaissance and Early Modern History

Dr Estelle Paranque

Modern History

Dr Oliver Ayers

Dr Edmund Neill

By Topic

Gender History

Professor Bettany Hughes

Dr Estelle Paranque

History of Political Thought

Dr Edmund Neill

Political History

Dr Lars Kjaer

Dr Edmund Neill

Social/Cultural History

Dr Oliver Ayers

Professor Bettany Hughes

Dr Lars Kjaer

Dr Estelle Paranque

Interdisciplinary Research

NCH History Faculty members contribute to interdisciplinary research environment at NCH, participating in and contributing to the meetings of the Ottoline Club.