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A viral History of the World
Published: 04 Jun, 2020

International talk about pandemics in the past and now, including historians Janet McCalman and Per Axelsson.

Distinguished Disability Scholar is Guest Professor at Umeå University
Published: 14 Nov, 2019

Guest Professor Catherine J. Kudlick is Professor of History at San Francisco State University, USA.

Jacqueline van Gent visiting professor at UGPS during May 2019
Published: 30 Apr, 2019

Associate Professor Jacqueline van Gent, Australia, is visiting Umeå Group for Premodern Studies during May.

Large infrastructure grants to the Faculty of Arts & Humanities
Published: 08 Oct, 2021

The Swedish Research Council has awarded large infrastructure grants to the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

New book about prehistoric Ukraine
Published: 25 Nov, 2020

The book is the first comprehensive compilation of Ukrainian prehistory.

New book about the history of field research institutions
Published: 15 Aug, 2018

Thirteen researchers study the history of field research institutions, from the 17th century and onward.

New guest Professor at the Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies
Published: 17 Oct, 2018

Professor Mette Buchardt, Aalborg University, is a guest at the Department from 15 October to 9 November.

New Scientist: Wealth gap in Europe already 6600 years ago
Published: 04 Aug, 2020

Archaeologists reveal that socioeconomic inequality developed in Europe earlier than previously believed.

Philip Buckland appointed Vice Dean
Published: 04 Aug, 2021

Philip Buckland, Associate Professor in Archaeology, new Vice Dean at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

Philip Buckland elected to expert group for research infrastructure
Published: 12 Nov, 2020

They will strengthen the findability, accessibility, interoperability, and reuse of research data.

School journeys and the future citizen
Published: 18 May, 2020

A new dissertation examines how school journeys in Portugal were used to shape citizens and the nation.

School of Education jointly starts Arctic teacher training
Published: 23 Aug, 2018

Umeå School of Education starts Arctic teacher training for social justice and equality in joint project.

SEK 7.7 million to develop the Archaeology Database SEAD
Published: 04 Dec, 2020

Riksbankens Jubileumsfond has granted SEK 7,728,000 to develop availability of data from tree ring analyses.

UCGS advertise PhD positions
Published: 10 Feb, 2020

The Graduate School of Gender Studies is recruiting five PhD students.