The School of Histories and Humanities comprises the Departments of Classics, History, History of Art and Architecture and the Centre for Gender and Women's Studies. With 36 full-time academic members of staff the School enjoys an international research profile in a wide range of disciplines and subject areas, including archaeology, philosophy, Latin and Greek language and literature, Classical, Medieval and Modern History, History of Art and Architecture and Gender and Women's Studies. We currently have 120 research students and 80 taught students registered on our postgraduate courses. Staff are dedicated to research-led teaching, ready to listen to students' ideas and open to interdisciplinary approaches.
The School regularly hosts international conferences and runs six major research seminars. These provide a forum for scholars and postgraduates from all over the world to present their research and exchange ideas. The School also plays an active role in many of Ireland's leading research centres . Eight of these are located within the School: the Trinity Irish Art Research Centre; the Trinity Medieval History Research Centre; the Trinity Centre for Early Modern History; the Trinity Centre for Contemporary Irish History; the Trinity Centre for Irish, Scottish and Comparative Studies; the Trinity Centre for War Studies; the Trinity Centre for Gender and Women's Studies; and the Trinity Centre for Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies.