How did the Ottoman, Habsburg, and Venetian empires interact with each other? How did their competition over southeastern Europe shape these borderlands and their inhabitants?
What is the English Reformation? When does the English Reformation begin? When does England become Protestant? Why and how was it accomplished? How is the English church different at the beginning of the sixteenth century and at the century’s end?
What can old maps teach us about world history? What sorts of evidence do they offer, and is displaying evidence the main purpose of these maps, or can they do other things?
How were spices used by medieval Europeans, and why were spices so valuable in medieval Europe?
How did the Columbian Exchange shape food culture in the modern world?
What were the links between abolition and imperialism in East Africa?
How does studying visual culture help us to understand history better?
How did the changes in religion during the Reformation shape the medium of print? How did religious leaders and thinkers attempt to interact with their audience(s)? How did the ways in which religious figures used print pave the way for modern mass media?
Why did British imperialism take the form it did in India? How did this change the lives of colonial servants in India? Why did individual Britons go to India? What did they expect to find there? What common experiences did they have?