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


Death and Culture

A 3 day conference organised by the Department of Sociology and supported by the Centre for Modern Studies


The Rood in Medieval Britain and Ireland c.900-c.1500

Conference organised by the Department of History of Art


European Screens 2016

An International Conference on Film, TV Drama and the Audiovisual Industries in Europe

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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


HRC doctoral fellowships awarded to seven outstanding 3rd year PhD researchers

Posted on Wednesday 13 July 2016

The finals of the 2016 Humanities Research Centre Doctoral Fellowships Competition were held on the 4th July, and fellowships were awarded to all seven finalists.

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.

Research and impact‌‌

Research and impact


Postdoctoral researchers

Postdoctoral researchers


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