School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics


About the School

Welcome to the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics


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Professor David Phinnemore

An Academic in Whitehall

Professor Phinnemore's academic focus has given him an international reputation as an expert on key elements of the EU and led to an inward loan to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) as a senior research analyst.

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What's happening at the School?

The Wiles Lectures

History of Civilization

The annual Wiles Lectures in the History of Civilization take place over four days each May. They have been running since 1953 and are a high point of the School's Research year.

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Wiles Colloquia

have been held at regular intervals since 1998.

These events, organised by members of academic staff at Queen's, bring together for a short conference, specialists on particular historical themes.

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Athena SWAN

Athena SWAN


Furthering knowledge and developing interdisciplinary connections

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Student support

Your first stop for information, help and advice

Support and Wellbeing

School Societies

Politics Society

Intellectual discussion and debate

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PPE Society

Providing a space to meet and socialise


Philosophy Society

Exploring life’s big questions

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History and anthropology Societies

History and Anthropology

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Postgraduate Seminars

History and Anthropology

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What our Students say

James Hurley

Legislative Studies and Practice

"PISP faculty and staff were incredibly supportive throughout the year, and the engagement inside and outside the classroom was something I will treasure"

Kylie Noble

English and Politics

"I have always felt extremely welcomed and encouraged by the School"

Tanya Mc Camphill

Violence, Terrorism and Security

"My course is developing me into a well-rounded professional who will easily make the change from education to the work environment"

James Pow


"The lecturers are leading experts in their fields, but yet their number one priority is supporting our learning as students. That came across from the start"

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