School of History, Philosophy and Culture

About the school

We pride ourselves on the quality of our research and teaching. Our students graduate with valuable skills in communication, critical awareness, and reasoning. We aim to create a supportive environment where you can explore whichever areas of your subject capture your imagination the most, while helping you on your way to achieving your goals for the future.

As a graduate from the School of History, Philosophy and Culture you will go on to a range of careers. Recent graduates have gone into professions including IT, advertising, publishing, teaching, business, the civil and diplomatic services, public relations, law, sales and marketing, and the heritage industry.

Research

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The School of History, Philosophy and Culture has nine interconnected research communities, supporting our doctoral students and encouraging wide participation through partnerships, research centres, conferences and public events.

News

How to write a love letter, eighteenth-century style

14 February 2022

How to write a love letter, eighteenth-century style

On Valentine’s Day 2022, expert in romantic love and letter-writing, Dr Sally Holloway, Vice Chancellor’s Research Fellow in History & History of Art at Oxford Brookes University, takes us back to a time before social media, texting and phone calls.

‘Legacies of Eugenics’ explored in new exhibition and website

20 September 2021

‘Legacies of Eugenics’ explored in new exhibition and website

Marking a century since the influential Second International Eugenics Congress was organised at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, Professor Marius Turda has curated a new exhibition exploring the history and legacies of eugenics.

Contact us

School of History, Philosophy and Culture

history@brookes.ac.uk

+44 (0)1865 484220