However, if your topic is widely distant from current faculty strengths — in chronological, geographical, or disciplinary terms — you may need more information to make a decision.
Alexander Maxwell The Habsburg, Romanov, Soviet and Ottoman Empires East European Empires offer many interesting research topics, including ethic tensions in a multi-ethnic state, the modernisation of peasant societies, struggles for democratisation or socialism, or the question of dynastic loyalties.
To what extent has New Zealand's sporting culture relied on alcohol? UC Berkeley is known for academic strength across the board. Wellington would be different of course - but how much? The History degree has never disadvantaged our students in the history of science field.
Students in their first two years are expected to attend, and advanced students, visitors, and others are warmly encouraged to. These meetings provide an informal forum for discussing developments in History of Science and in Science and Technology Studies, as well as your ideas, interests, and intellectual conundrums.
Post-Communist states have been very active in creating online repositories and archives, and considerable resources are also available in English. The number of digital collections is also growing.
A comparison of British, New Zealand and Australian women's adventure writings about their war experiences as published in women's magazines, journals and school journals.
An historian of science might study the history of vaccination, the history of celestial mechanics, or the history of scientific institutions. See New Zealand's Lost Cases as a starting point.