The Humanities Research Centre: based in the award-winning Berrick Saul Building

Fostering research excellence across the arts and humanities

Sensory Stories - an AHRC funded postgraduate public engagement project

Working with partners in heritage, conservation and the media

Taking our research to the local community

Developing and hosting major interdisciplinary research projects

An inspirational place for postgraduate study

A major venue for serminars, public lectures and debates

Humanities Research Centre

The hub for interdisciplinary research and postgraduate life in the arts and humanities at York

About the HRC

About the HRC‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌



Postgraduate Life

Postgraduate students


For the public

For the public


What's on


Impact in the arts and humanities: sharing experiences at York

A session for all Arts and Humanities staff and PhD students interested in learning more about impact in arts and humanities research projects.


A female perspective on human evolution

Department of Archaeology York Seminar with Dr Maria Pala and Dr Francesca Gandini


The Visual Politics of the WHO in Historical Perspective (1949-1974)

Free public lecture on the visual politics of the World Health Organization

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Contact details

Humanities Research Centre
Berrick Saul Building
University of York
YO10 5DD

Tel: +44(0)1904 328097

How to find us

Departments and centres

Departments and centres‌‌


Resources for staff

Resources for staff


For potential partners

For Potential Partners‌‌‌‌‌‌‌


About the HRC
York arts and humanities ranked 31st in the world and 7th in the UK

Posted on Friday 30 September 2016

The University of York’s arts and humanities subjects have been ranked 31st in the world and 7th in the UK in the 2016-17 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings

The HRC welcomes our new Postdoctoral Research Fellows

Posted on Tuesday 27 September 2016

Eight recent York doctoral graduates have been awarded HRC Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

York filmmaker shortlisted for prestigious national award

Posted on Friday 23 September 2016

A film made by a PhD student in York's department of Theatre, Film and Television has been shortlisted for the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s (AHRC) 2016 Research in Film Awards.

Research and impact‌‌

Research and impact


Postdoctoral researchers

Postdoctoral researchers


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