Department Name School of History and Anthropology
Institution Name Queen’s University Belfast

Departmental Information

Department Profile Queen’s has a world-wide reputation in Anthropological Studies. In addition to Anthropology we offer a unique range of courses in Ethnomusicology and also carry out teaching and research in the History of Science. Our regional interests include Ireland, the British Isles, Europe, Africa, South Asia, the Caribbean, the Czech Republic, West Africa, Japan, Latin America and Melanesia. Faculty Teaching Staff Peter Bowler; Dr Emma Reisz; Dr Todd Weir; Areas of Expertise The development and implications of Darwinism. History of the environmental sciences. Science and religion, especially twentieth century. Popular science writing; historical perspectives on development, commodities and trade, science and technology, environment, and economic anthropology; the relationships between religious dissent, anticlericalism, popular science and radical politics both in Germany and internationally between the 1840s and the 1930s; Special Resources Good library resources for late C19 and C20 science.

Course & Degrees

Undergraduate Courses Revolutions in Science, HOS1001; Science and Society in early 19th Century, HOS2071-3071;Taught Postgraduate Courses MA in Modern History; MA in Ancient History Research Degrees MPhil; PhD

Contact Details

Contact Name Prof P J Bowler Postal Address 15 University Square, Queen’s University Belfast, Belfast BT7 1NN Phone +44 (0) 28 9097 3882 Email [email protected] Website