History at Huddersfield has four areas of strength. We have an international reputation in the history of healthcare and a longstanding reputation in medieval and early modern culture. Our most rapidly expanding focus is global and transnational history, with existing strengths in war trauma, holocaust studies, humanitarianism, childhood, and post-colonial history; and our newest research group, Feelings, Affects, Emotions, supports our emerging expertise in humanities-led interdisciplinary emotion work. We value the co-creation of historical knowledge with partners outside academia and have expanded our public history focus over the past few years.
Our Centre for History, Culture and Memory (CHICAM) provides the operational infrastructure for our research activity and supports our high-quality research and public impact with four key themes: