Centre for Modern Studies

The Berrick Saul Building, home to the Centre for Modern Studies

Postgraduate study

We are now taking applications for our exciting interdisciplinary MA in Culture and Thought after 1945

Talk to us at the Arts and Humanities Postgraduate Virtual Open Day on 28 June!  Find us in the Interdisciplinary Centres room.  

Postgraduate funding

The facilities available within the Centre for Modern Studies are unrivalled and I feel privileged to be part of such a thriving academic community

Emelia, MA in Culture and Thought after 1945 


CModS research funding available for 2016-17

We invite applications from York staff and postgraduates working in the modern period (1830-present) for funding for research strands or small projects to run next year.  Deadline: 24 May 2016.

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Research strands

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David Jones: Dialogues with the Past

An international, interdisciplinary conference


Death and Culture

A 3 day conference organised by the Department of Sociology and supported by the CModS Death research strand