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home imageTCD has launched its first free online course, Irish Lives in War and Revolution: Exploring Irelands History 1912-1923 in partnership with FutureLearn.
The course invites learners to explore the lives of men, women and children living through war and revolution and examines the political and social changes that made modern Ireland.
Professor Ciaran Brady, Dr Anne Dolan and Dr Ciarán Wallace from the department of History will lead the course.


Poul HolmCongratulations to Professor of Environmental History at Trinity College Dublin, Poul Holm who has been awarded an EU European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant valued at €2.5 million. These highly prestigious awards allow exceptional researchers to pursue ground-breaking research. This is the only ERC 2014 Advanced Grant that was awarded in Ireland and represents the maximum amount of funding available for an individual. Further information.

Alan KramerCongratulations to Professor Alan Kramer of the department of History, who has won a Humboldt Research Award of €60,000 which will enable Alan to spend the forthcoming year in Hamburg

History rankingExcellent news for TCD's History Department as the latest QS University Rankings see History's standing climb from 48th place to 39th place in the world. It is a fantastic achievement, given the difficult economic circumstances in which the Department and College have operated for the past few years - and it reflects the commitment of all History's staff to the publication of cutting-edge research and research-led teaching. We are delighted too that three other disciplines in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences also rank in the top 50 - confirming Trinity's position at the forefront of Irish and world rankings in the arts and social sciences.

Last updated 30 June 2015 (Email).