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


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The Leighton Network

An interdisciplinary research day organised through the History of Art Department and supported by the Centre for Modern Studies


Deciphering Dickens

Professor John Bowen (Department of English and Related Literature) - part of the free YorkTalks series


Uncovering the buried history of Star Carr and its Mesolithic artefacts

Professor Nicky Milner (Department of Archaeology) - part of the free YorkTalks series

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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


York archaeologist awarded major funding prize

Posted on Monday 31 October 2016

Dr Camilla Speller from the Department of Archaeology has been awarded the prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize worth £100,000

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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

Research and impact‌‌

Research and impact


Postdoctoral researchers

Postdoctoral researchers


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