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


HRC Doctoral Fellowships Finals and Summer Party

The finalists in the HRC Doctoral Fellowships competition present their research, followed by award giving and the HRC postgraduate Summer Party


David Jones: Dialogues with the Past

An international, interdisciplinary conference

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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


Jamie Cawthra
Philosophy PhD student is pupils' choice

Posted on Friday 17 June 2016

Our congratulations to Philosophy PhD student Jamie Cawthra, who came in second place and was awarded the pupil's choice prize by schoolchildren attending the University's 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) competition on 16 June.

University of York to host first national gathering of the AHRC Commons

Posted on Thursday 16 June 2016

The University of York will host Common Ground, the first national gathering of the AHRC Commons on Tuesday 21 st June 2016 at the Ron Cooke Hub.

University of York develops app for Barbican Centre

Posted on Thursday 16 June 2016

Researchers at the University of York have developed an app which allows visitors to London’s Barbican Centre enjoy a self-guided audio journey.

Research and impact‌‌

Research and impact


Postdoctoral researchers

Postdoctoral researchers


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