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Head of Department launches new book series

Posted on Wednesday 20 June 2018

Professor John Schofield's Archaeologies of the Contemporary Past will be released later this year

Research Fellowships at York

Posted on Wednesday 20 June 2018

Call for expressions of interest for applicants wishing to submit a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship in heritage conservation research

York Lecturer Penny Spikins Hosts New Podcast

Posted on Friday 15 June 2018

"The Story of Things" is a podcast series exploring the meaning of everyday objects from the past and present that help us explain the world we live in.

Archaeogaming! York PhD Student Andrew Reinhard Publishes Groundbreaking New Book

Posted on Tuesday 12 June 2018

“This is a stellar piece of work that moves beyond disciplines and worlds.” · Anna Foka, Umeå University

New work on the Igbo village arena, Nigeria

Posted on Tuesday 5 June 2018

John Kelechi Ugwuanyi publishes new research

Archaeology Wins Big at the Vice Chancellor's Teaching Awards

Posted on Tuesday 5 June 2018

Penny Bickle, Charlotte Rowley, and Annabell Zander recognised for excellent teaching

‘Story of Things’ podcast returns with football, voices, bees, and policing

Posted on Tuesday 5 June 2018

Archaeologist, Dr Penny Spikins, returns for a second series of The Story of Things podcast, where she is exploring research projects in sporting events, voice recognition, bee conservation, and how the police force are tackling issues of mental health.

Ancient tooth shows Mesolithic ancestors were fish and plant eaters

Posted on Friday 1 June 2018

Researchers make a first-time discovery for the period and region.

Upcoming events


New Horizons in the Conservation of Wooden Built Heritage-IIWC 21st Symposium 2018, York, UK

The 21st International Symposium of the ICOMOS International Wood Committee supported by ICOMOS-UK and York Archaeological Trust, and in association with the University of York, Historic England and York Minster. 12 – 15 September 2018, York, UK