The Centre for
THE HISTORY OF VIOLENCE
Centre for the History of Violence

About us

The Centre for the History of Violence explores every aspect of the history of violence, including concepts of violence, representations of violence, questions of interpersonal violence and issues of political and cultural violence.

The Centre has an annual programme of lectures, seminars and conferences on every aspect of the History of Violence - from debates surrounding concepts of violence, to representations of violence in art, literature, and film, questions of interpersonal violence, to issues of political and cultural violence.

We bring together internationally renowned scholars, post-doctoral fellows, graduates and undergraduates from across the Humanities and Social Sciences - Anthropology, Art, Criminology, Film, History, International Relations, Law, Literature, Philosophy, Psychology, Political Science and Sociology.