History

In this 45-60 minute workshop, the historical events leading up to the formation of the modern State of Israel will be explored, as well as the ensuing conflict. The issues involved in the continuing conflict in the region will also be focussed upon. The session covers issues related to both history and religious studies –…
In this workshop, students will engage with texts written about the Holocaust, both in biographical accounts by witnesses, and fictional accounts by writers after the Second World War. The workshop will be interdisciplinary in nature, drawing on both students’ experiences learning about WWII and the Holocaust in History classes, and learning about fictional writing in…
In this workshop, delivered by a University of Leeds Postgraduate History student, your students will explore the diverse range of options for further history study at The University of Leeds. Leeds has been voted one of the Top 10 universities to study History in the Guardian’s 2020 League Table, and we’re hoping this workshop will…
In this workshop, delivered by a University of Leeds Postgraduate History student who specialises in the history of Race & Resistance, your students will discover a side of British history they may not have explored so far. Exploring the untold stories of Black Britons through the 20th century until present, this workshop will give your…
The ‘Leeds Loves’ Project offers free talks and workshops designed to inspire and encourage progress in the Arts and Humanities. Talks are delivered in schools by our specially trained Student Ambassadors, are offered in a range of subjects and are available to students in Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. All sessions are interactive and…
In this workshop, delivered by a University of Leeds Postgraduate History student, your students will find out more about the skills they will develop while studying History, and how these actually relate to employment in today’s job market. Exploring topics including the kinds of jobs available to History graduates, and why History is one of…
Take part in our Discover ARTiculation Challenge competition! Students are invited to take part in the first round of this competition by submitting a short film of themselves speaking about a piece of art or architecture. From this first round eight Finalists will be selected to take part in a live Final on campus in…
Themed around ‘the Legacies of the First World War’, the event will be held in the Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery at the University of Leeds. The event will include a range of interactive quizzes, teaching events, and creative exercises that will encourage pupils to think about what happened to people after the “War to…