School research clusters
Within the school, there are concentrations of expertise in defined and externally-acknowledged clusters:
- Art and Writing
- British Art Research Cluster (BARC)
- Early Italian Studies
- Film History
- Film Style and Aesthetics
- History and Historiography - Late Antiquity, Intellectual History and Ancient Economy
- Inter Religious Dialogue
- Investigation of Religious Practice
- Literature and Critical Theory
- Medical Humanities Research Cluster and Seminars
- Medieval and Early Renaissance Seminars
- Myth and Religion
- Penguin Archive
- Philosophical and Theological Investigation of Concepts
- Renaissance and Early Modern Studies
- Textual Studies
- Theatre History
- Transnational Modernisms Research Cluster (TMRC)
Faculty research centres
Members of the school are actively involved in the following faculty research centres, which provide a focus for collaborative and interdisciplinary work.
- Bristol Poetry Institute
- Centre for Buddhist Studies
- Centre for Christianity and Culture
- Centre for Medieval Studies
- Centre for Romantic and Victorian Studies
- Centre for Study of Colonial and Postcolonial Societies
- Centre for the Study of Visual and Literary Cultures in France
- Institute of Greece, Rome and the Classical Tradition
Other groups associated with the School
- Cabot Institute
- Institute for Advanced Studies
- Special Collections
- Theatre Collection
- Worldwide Universities Network
Research in the Faculty
Our research forms part of the overall research activities and strategies of the Faculty of Arts and the Bristol Institute for Research in the Humanities and Arts (BIRTHA).
Active research projects
For a list of current research projects in the school, please see the faculty research website's list of active research projects.
Looking to join us?
Interested in being a visiting researcher?
If you would like to be a visiting researcher at the University of Bristol, please see the School of Humanities' guidelines for visiting researchers, where you will also find an application form.