Course videos

On this page you can watch videos and read more about some of our undergraduate courses and postgraduate courses running in 2021/22.

Undergraduate students

Watch videos about the courses you will be taking in your first year

HY113: From Empire to Independence: The Extra-European World in the Twentieth Century

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HY116: International Politics since 1914: Peace and War

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HY118: Faith, Power and Revolution: Europe and the Wider World, c.1500-c.1800

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HY120: Historical Approaches to the Modern World

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HY206: The International History of the Cold War, 1945-1989

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HY221: The History of Russia, 1676-1825

*not available in 2021/22*

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HY226: The Great War 1914-1918

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HY235: Modernity and the State in East Asia: China, Japan and Korea since 1840

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HY238: The Cold War and European Integration, 1947-1992

*not available in 2021/22*

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HY246: The Global Caribbean: Colonialism, Race and Revolutions 1780s-1980s

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HY323: Travel, Pleasure and Politics: The European Grand Tour, 1670-1825

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HY329: Independent India: Myths of Freedom and Development

*not available in 2021/22*

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HY334: Communication Revolutions in Latin America, c.1539 to the Present

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HY335: History of Foreign Relations of the People’s Republic of China, 1949-2008

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  • Continuing undergraduates:  Course selection for continuing students will open from 2pm on Wednesday 28 July 2021 until 5pm on Monday 4 October 2021.
  • New undergraduates (including General Course students): Course selection for new undergraduates (including General Course students) will open at 10am on Tuesday 07 September 2021 until 5pm on Monday 4 October 2021.
  • There will be a break in course selection for all UG students from 5pm on Monday 20 September to 10am on Friday 24 September. Students will not be able to access LFY to make any course selection changes during this period.
  • You will be able to make changes to Lent Term half units from 10am on Monday 17 January 2022 until 5pm on Friday 28 January 2022.

Postgraduate students

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HY400: Crisis Decision-Making in War and Peace 1914-2003

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HY411: European Integration in the Twentieth Century

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HY422: Presidents, Public Opinion, and Foreign Policy, from Roosevelt to Reagan, 1933-89

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HY424: The Napoleonic Empire: The Making of Modern Europe

*not available in 2021/22*

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HY429: Anglo-American Relations from World War to Cold War, 1939-91

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HY432: From Cold Warriors to Peacemakers: the End of the Cold War Era, 1979-1999

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HY434: The Rise and Fall of Communism in Europe 1917-1990

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HY435: Political Islam: From Ibn Taymiyya to ISIS

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HY436: Race, Violence and Colonial Rule in Africa

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HY440: The Iranian Revolution

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HY444: The Cold War in Latin America

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HY461: East Asia in the Age of Imperialism, 1839-1945

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HY463: The Origins of the Cold War, 1917-1962

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HY465: The International History of the Balkans since 1939: State Projects, Wars, and Social Conflict

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HY469: Maps, History and Power: The Spaces and Cultures of the Past

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HY472: China and the External World, 1711-1839

*not available in 2021/22*

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HY480: Cold War Public Diplomacy: United States Cultural Battles Abroad

*not available in 2021/22*

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HY483: Land and Conflict in Latin America since 1750

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HY484: Empire, Colonialism and Globalisation

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HY486: Practicing Abolition in the Atlantic World, c. 1807-1870

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HY491: Race, Gender and Reproduction in the Caribbean, 1860s-1930s

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HY498/499: Dissertation

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HY4A7: Islam, Power and Culture in Mughal India

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HY4A8: Asian Borderlands

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  • Postgraduates: Students will be able to browse (but not select) courses from 10am on Monday 13 September 2021. Course selection for postgraduate students will open at 10am on Monday 20 September 2021 until 5pm on Monday 4 October 2021.
  • You will be able to make changes to Lent Term half units from 10am on Monday 17 January 2022 until 5pm on Friday 28 January 2022.