Local and Regional History at ICE
Studying local and regional history at ICE involves detailed study of communities and the close reading of original primary documents. Courses tackle particular themes, such as the family or religion, and different time periods.
All good local and regional history relates its findings to the national picture and to the wider findings of other historians.
Find out more about part-time qualifications in Local History - or see below for a list of courses that are currently available.
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|MSt in History||29 September 2014||Available|
|Undergraduate Certificate in Local History I||12 October 2014||Available|
|Undergraduate Advanced Diploma in Local History||1 November 2014||Available|
|Local History: an introduction||24 January 2015||Available|
|In and out of the workhouse: Victorian and Edwardian poverty||26 June 2015||Available|
|MSt in History||12 October 2015||Available|
Dr Samantha Williams
Samantha Williams is ICE's Academic Director and University Senior Lecturer in Local and Regional History. She teaches a range of local, social and economic history from the Middle Ages to the present day. Her research interests are in the history of English poverty in the 18th and 19th centuries.
About our tutors
Local history courses at ICE are taught by tutors with specialisms in a wide variety of topics and periods, including medieval towns; the history of Cambridge and Godmanchester; popular religion in the 18th and 19th centuries; consumerism and material culture; poverty and welfare; the family; the history of medicine; industrialisation; the history of crime; early modern popular protest and riots; and will-making and palaeography.