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Welcome to the School of History. Learn more about internationally renowned research and teaching in history at Scotland's oldest university.

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History top in two UK league tables

History top in two UK league tables

The School of History has been named as the top history department in the country in both The Guardian University Guide 2024 and The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024.

Staff Spotlight: Dr Jessica Purdy

Staff Spotlight: Dr Jessica Purdy

Dr Jessica Purdy is an Associate Lecturer in Early Modern History. Her research focuses on the social history of early modern England.

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