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


Violent Innocence - Adam Phillips Seminar

Seminar with Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst


Conversion Hysteria 2

Public lecture by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst.


Civility, Violence, Civilization, 1500-1800

CREMS research seminar with Professor Stuart Carroll

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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


Our Arts and Humanities subjects are ranked 25th in the world

Posted on Friday 30 October 2015

The 2015-16 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings confirm our place as a world leader for arts and humanities subjects.

Martin Suckling awarded £100k Philip Leverhulme Prize

Posted on Monday 26 October 2015

Department of Music lecturer Dr Martin Suckling has been awarded a Philip Leverhulme Prize.

York archaeologist is one of 50 most influential HE users of social media

Posted on Friday 16 October 2015

Dr Sara Perry from the Department of Archaeology has been named one of the 50 most influential UK higher education professionals using social media by Jisc, an education and research charity.

Research and impact‌‌

Research and impact


Postdoctoral researchers

Postdoctoral researchers


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