News & Events

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Latest News

An extended period of severe drought contributed to the decline of the ancient South Arabian kingdom of Himyar in the course of the 6th c. CE. Prof. John Haldon together with researchers from the University of Basel have reported these findings in the journal Science.

The degree honors the foremost leaders in a diverse array of fields and was awarded at Oxford’s Encaenia ceremony in June.

Congratulations to all members of the History Undergraduate Class of 2022.

Gods of Mount Tai: Familiarity and the Material Culture of North China, 1000-2000 by Susan Naquin
Samurai and the Warrior Culture of Japan, 471-1877: A Sourcebook, edited and translated by Thomas Donald Conlan
Revolutions Aesthetic: A Cultural History of Ba'thist Syria by Max Weiss

She has become dame in honors from Queen Elizabeth II announced by the British government this week. The honor entitles her to be known as Dame Linda Colley.

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