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


Exploring hyperreality, imagination and metafiction in the Creative and Visual Arts

Department of Theatre, Film, Television 7th Annual Postgraduate Symposium - registration now open


Celebrity parts: from Nell Gwyn's breasts to Colley Cibber's shirts

Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies research seminar with Elaine McGirr (Royal Holloway)


Creative Labour

The Centre for Modern Studies is hosting two linked events addressing Creative Labour. These events will appeal to those interested in neoliberalism, creativity, contemporary politics, cultural studies and issues including gender, equality, and the theorisation of work, or labour.

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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


2016 HRC PhD Poster Competition Results

Posted on Wednesday 13 April 2016

HRC PhD poster exhibition celebrates York arts and humanities postgraduate research

Humanities Research Centre doctoral and postdoctoral fellowships

Posted on Friday 11 March 2016

We are pleased to announce the opening of applications for the Humanities Research Centre Doctoral Fellowships and Postdoctoral Research Fellowships.

Launch of a digital goldmine: York’s Archbishops’ Registers online for first time

Posted on Thursday 3 March 2016

The University of York has launched a website that makes one of the most important collections of historical materials to survive in England today available online.

Research and impact‌‌

Research and impact


Postdoctoral researchers

Postdoctoral researchers


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