Video

Industrial Revelation

Research from the School of History challenges previous accounts of the social impact of one of the most critical periods in British history. Professor Emma Griffin’s research shows for the first time how the Industrial Revolution raised incomes, improved literacy and offered exciting opportunities for political action.

The Schools of Study at UEA teach thousands of undergraduate and postgraduate students each year across the four faculties of our campus in Norwich.

We’re looking forward to welcoming you to History.

If you haven’t already, check out our School pages on the UEA website.

In the meantime, don’t forget to Register Online to get access to your timetable once it becomes available, and log in to Blackboard our virtual learning environment.

Once you have registered online you will also need to attend a registration event (unless you are an undergraduate home student living in UEA accommodation, since you are registered automatically when you pick up your room keys).

  1. It is a very great pleasure to welcome you all to Norwich in your first week as students in the School of History.  You have all worked hard to get here and we hope you like everything about being a student at UEA.  We have a passion for our subject and want you to really benefit from lectures, seminars, facilities and public events at the University.  All of us made lifelong friends when we were students and we hope you will do the same.  Your teachers at UEA are some of the best scholars in their subject in the world, and they are looking forward to meeting you in class. The curriculum at UEA is led by our research and we add new modules every year.  We hope you will be able to study the subjects that already fascinate you and cultivate some new interests as well.  Work hard, enjoy your time at the University and reap all the benefits of being here.

     

    Dr Matthias Neumann, Head of School

Please take a look at your induction programme below. Consult your schedule via e:Vision to find out the location of the event.

23 Sep 11:00 - 13:00
Welcome Talk

Welcome from the Deputy Head of School, Professor Cathie Carmichael, Senior Advisor, Dr Jon Gregory, Student Partnerships Officer, Dr David Gilks, Dr Joel Halcomb and current students from the School and the History Society

25 Sep 09:30 - 11:00
Optional: Media Suite and TV Studio Introduction

A tour and introduction to the Media Suite and TV Studio which are part of the Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities but are used by students from across the Faculty. Join Sean and the technical team for a tour followed by an introductory talk about how you can get involved in using the facilities and equipment for filming, podcasting and other media related activities. Booking is essential; use our online form

25 Sep 11:00 - 13:00
Languages Fair

An opportunity to discover how languages can become part of your journey at UEA

25 Sep 11:00 - 12:30
Optional: Media Suite and TV Studio Introduction

A tour and introduction to the Media Suite and TV Studio which are part of the Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities but are used by students from across the Faculty. Join Sean and the technical team for a tour followed by an introductory talk about how you can get involved in using the facilities and equipment for filming, podcasting and other media related activities. Booking is essential; use our online form

25 Sep 14:00 - 15:30
Optional: Media Suite and TV Studio Introduction

A tour and introduction to the Media Suite and TV Studio which are part of the Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities but are used by students from across the Faculty. Join Sean and the technical team for a tour followed by an introductory talk about how you can get involved in using the facilities and equipment for filming, podcasting and other media related activities. Booking is essential; use our online form

25 Sep 17:00 - 19:00
Optional UEA Music Welcome Event

An opportunity to discover the musical opportunities available to students during their time at UEA

25 Sep 18:00 - 20:00
Optional Film Screening - Growing Up Married

Introduction and light discussion

26 Sep 14:00 - 15:00
Early Modern HIS

An introduction to the postgraduate study of Early Modern History

26 Sep 18:00 - 19:00
Welcome Party

An informal opportunity for new and returning students to meet with their lecturers and each other

27 Sep 09:30 - 11:00
Optional: Media Suite and TV Studio Introduction

A tour and introduction to the Media Suite and TV Studio which are part of the Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities but are used by students from across the Faculty. Join Sean and the technical team for a tour followed by an introductory talk about how you can get involved in using the facilities and equipment for filming, podcasting and other media related activities. Booking is essential; use our online form

27 Sep 11:00 - 12:30
Optional: Media Suite and TV Studio Introduction

A tour and introduction to the Media Suite and TV Studio which are part of the Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities but are used by students from across the Faculty. Join Sean and the technical team for a tour followed by an introductory talk about how you can get involved in using the facilities and equipment for filming, podcasting and other media related activities. Booking is essential; use our online form

27 Sep 14:00 - 15:30
Optional: Media Suite and TV Studio Introduction

A tour and introduction to the Media Suite and TV Studio which are part of the Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities but are used by students from across the Faculty. Join Sean and the technical team for a tour followed by an introductory talk about how you can get involved in using the facilities and equipment for filming, podcasting and other media related activities. Booking is essential; use our online form

23 Sep 11:00 - 13:00
Welcome Talk

Welcome from the Deputy Head of School, Professor Cathie Carmichael, Senior Advisor, Dr Jon Gregory, Student Partnerships Officer, Dr David Gilks, Dr Joel Halcomb and current students from the School and the History Society

25 Sep 09:30 - 11:00
Optional: Media Suite and TV Studio Introduction

A tour and introduction to the Media Suite and TV Studio which are part of the Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities but are used by students from across the Faculty. Join Sean and the technical team for a tour followed by an introductory talk about how you can get involved in using the facilities and equipment for filming, podcasting and other media related activities. Booking is essential; use our online form

25 Sep 11:00 - 13:00
Languages Fair

An opportunity to discover how languages can become part of your journey at UEA

25 Sep 11:00 - 12:30
Optional: Media Suite and TV Studio Introduction

A tour and introduction to the Media Suite and TV Studio which are part of the Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities but are used by students from across the Faculty. Join Sean and the technical team for a tour followed by an introductory talk about how you can get involved in using the facilities and equipment for filming, podcasting and other media related activities. Booking is essential; use our online form

25 Sep 14:00 - 15:30
Optional: Media Suite and TV Studio Introduction

A tour and introduction to the Media Suite and TV Studio which are part of the Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities but are used by students from across the Faculty. Join Sean and the technical team for a tour followed by an introductory talk about how you can get involved in using the facilities and equipment for filming, podcasting and other media related activities. Booking is essential; use our online form

25 Sep 17:00 - 19:00
Optional UEA Music Welcome Event

An opportunity to discover the musical opportunities available to students during their time at UEA

25 Sep 18:00 - 20:00
Optional Film Screening - Growing Up Married

Introduction and light discussion

25 Sep 19:00 - 20:00
Landscape HIS Welcome

An introduction to the postgraduate study of Landscape History

26 Sep 18:00 - 19:00
Welcome Party

An informal opportunity for new and returning students to meet with their lecturers and each other

27 Sep 09:30 - 11:00
Optional: Media Suite and TV Studio Introduction

A tour and introduction to the Media Suite and TV Studio which are part of the Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities but are used by students from across the Faculty. Join Sean and the technical team for a tour followed by an introductory talk about how you can get involved in using the facilities and equipment for filming, podcasting and other media related activities. Booking is essential; use our online form

27 Sep 11:00 - 12:30
Optional: Media Suite and TV Studio Introduction

A tour and introduction to the Media Suite and TV Studio which are part of the Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities but are used by students from across the Faculty. Join Sean and the technical team for a tour followed by an introductory talk about how you can get involved in using the facilities and equipment for filming, podcasting and other media related activities. Booking is essential; use our online form

27 Sep 14:00 - 15:30
Optional: Media Suite and TV Studio Introduction

A tour and introduction to the Media Suite and TV Studio which are part of the Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities but are used by students from across the Faculty. Join Sean and the technical team for a tour followed by an introductory talk about how you can get involved in using the facilities and equipment for filming, podcasting and other media related activities. Booking is essential; use our online form

23 Sep 11:00 - 13:00
Welcome Talk

Welcome from the Deputy Head of School, Professor Cathie Carmichael, Senior Advisor, Dr Jon Gregory, Student Partnerships Officer, Dr David Gilks, Dr Joel Halcomb and current students from the School and the History Society

25 Sep 09:30 - 11:00
Optional: Media Suite and TV Studio Introduction

A tour and introduction to the Media Suite and TV Studio which are part of the Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities but are used by students from across the Faculty. Join Sean and the technical team for a tour followed by an introductory talk about how you can get involved in using the facilities and equipment for filming, podcasting and other media related activities. Booking is essential; use our online form

25 Sep 11:00 - 13:00
Languages Fair

An opportunity to discover how languages can become part of your journey at UEA

25 Sep 11:00 - 12:30
Optional: Media Suite and TV Studio Introduction

A tour and introduction to the Media Suite and TV Studio which are part of the Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities but are used by students from across the Faculty. Join Sean and the technical team for a tour followed by an introductory talk about how you can get involved in using the facilities and equipment for filming, podcasting and other media related activities. Booking is essential; use our online form

25 Sep 14:00 - 15:30
Optional: Media Suite and TV Studio Introduction

A tour and introduction to the Media Suite and TV Studio which are part of the Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities but are used by students from across the Faculty. Join Sean and the technical team for a tour followed by an introductory talk about how you can get involved in using the facilities and equipment for filming, podcasting and other media related activities. Booking is essential; use our online form

25 Sep 15:00 - 16:00
Medieval HIS Welcome

An introduction to the postgraduate study of Medieval History

25 Sep 17:00 - 19:00
Optional UEA Music Welcome Event

An opportunity to discover the musical opportunities available to students during their time at UEA

25 Sep 18:00 - 20:00
Optional Film Screening - Growing Up Married

Introduction and light discussion

26 Sep 18:00 - 19:00
Welcome Party

An informal opportunity for new and returning students to meet with their lecturers and each other

27 Sep 09:30 - 11:00
Optional: Media Suite and TV Studio Introduction

A tour and introduction to the Media Suite and TV Studio which are part of the Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities but are used by students from across the Faculty. Join Sean and the technical team for a tour followed by an introductory talk about how you can get involved in using the facilities and equipment for filming, podcasting and other media related activities. Booking is essential; use our online form

27 Sep 11:00 - 12:30
Optional: Media Suite and TV Studio Introduction

A tour and introduction to the Media Suite and TV Studio which are part of the Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities but are used by students from across the Faculty. Join Sean and the technical team for a tour followed by an introductory talk about how you can get involved in using the facilities and equipment for filming, podcasting and other media related activities. Booking is essential; use our online form

27 Sep 14:00 - 15:30
Optional: Media Suite and TV Studio Introduction

A tour and introduction to the Media Suite and TV Studio which are part of the Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities but are used by students from across the Faculty. Join Sean and the technical team for a tour followed by an introductory talk about how you can get involved in using the facilities and equipment for filming, podcasting and other media related activities. Booking is essential; use our online form

23 Sep 11:00 - 13:00
Welcome Talk

Welcome from the Deputy Head of School, Professor Cathie Carmichael, Senior Advisor, Dr Jon Gregory, Student Partnerships Officer, Dr David Gilks, Dr Joel Halcomb and current students from the School and the History Society

25 Sep 09:30 - 11:00
Optional: Media Suite and TV Studio Introduction

A tour and introduction to the Media Suite and TV Studio which are part of the Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities but are used by students from across the Faculty. Join Sean and the technical team for a tour followed by an introductory talk about how you can get involved in using the facilities and equipment for filming, podcasting and other media related activities. Booking is essential; use our online form

25 Sep 11:00 - 13:00
Languages Fair

An opportunity to discover how languages can become part of your journey at UEA

25 Sep 11:00 - 12:30
Optional: Media Suite and TV Studio Introduction

A tour and introduction to the Media Suite and TV Studio which are part of the Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities but are used by students from across the Faculty. Join Sean and the technical team for a tour followed by an introductory talk about how you can get involved in using the facilities and equipment for filming, podcasting and other media related activities. Booking is essential; use our online form

25 Sep 14:00 - 15:00
Modern HIS Welcome

An introduction to the postgraduate study of Modern History

25 Sep 14:00 - 15:30
Optional: Media Suite and TV Studio Introduction

A tour and introduction to the Media Suite and TV Studio which are part of the Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities but are used by students from across the Faculty. Join Sean and the technical team for a tour followed by an introductory talk about how you can get involved in using the facilities and equipment for filming, podcasting and other media related activities. Booking is essential; use our online form

25 Sep 17:00 - 19:00
Optional UEA Music Welcome Event

An opportunity to discover the musical opportunities available to students during their time at UEA

25 Sep 18:00 - 20:00
Optional Film Screening - Growing Up Married

Introduction and light discussion

26 Sep 18:00 - 19:00
Welcome Party

An informal opportunity for new and returning students to meet with their lecturers and each other

27 Sep 09:30 - 11:00
Optional: Media Suite and TV Studio Introduction

A tour and introduction to the Media Suite and TV Studio which are part of the Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities but are used by students from across the Faculty. Join Sean and the technical team for a tour followed by an introductory talk about how you can get involved in using the facilities and equipment for filming, podcasting and other media related activities. Booking is essential; use our online form

27 Sep 11:00 - 12:30
Optional: Media Suite and TV Studio Introduction

A tour and introduction to the Media Suite and TV Studio which are part of the Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities but are used by students from across the Faculty. Join Sean and the technical team for a tour followed by an introductory talk about how you can get involved in using the facilities and equipment for filming, podcasting and other media related activities. Booking is essential; use our online form

27 Sep 14:00 - 15:30
Optional: Media Suite and TV Studio Introduction

A tour and introduction to the Media Suite and TV Studio which are part of the Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities but are used by students from across the Faculty. Join Sean and the technical team for a tour followed by an introductory talk about how you can get involved in using the facilities and equipment for filming, podcasting and other media related activities. Booking is essential; use our online form

Your reading list is available via the button on the right (or below, on mobile).

The following recommendations for summer reading do not in any way constitute a compulsory bibliography for your first-year modules. We simply asked members of the School to recommend any book – scholarly or popular – that has inspired their study of the past, transformed or challenged their own ideas, or captured their imaginations at an impressionable age. Below are their selections and explanations. You can read some, all, or none of their choices: it is your intellectual journey, after all. But reading is all. It is not only essential to getting the most out of your history degree; it will empower and enthral you for the rest of your life. As Frederick Douglass (1818–1895), the escaped slave and abolitionist, put it: ‘once you learn to read, you will be forever free’. 

Arriving at UEA is an excellent time to like, follow, pin, love and more. 

  1. School of History Find us on Twitter to keep up with all the latest news and info.

    Follow

  2. School of History Find us on Facebook to keep up with all the latest news and info.

    Follow

  3. School of History Find us on Instagram to keep up with all the latest news and info.

    Follow

  4. UEA History Society offers an opportunity for individuals interested in history to meet each other. We're a friendly bunch who welcome anybody who appreciates our subject!

    Follow

 
 

 

Ask us a question

If you didn't find the answers you were looking for on the new students website, just fill in the box below with your enquiry and we will get back to you. Admissions enquiries: admissions@uea.ac.uk or telephone +44 (0)1603 591515

This field is mandatory.
This field is mandatory.
This field is mandatory.