Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies

Welcome to the Centre for Renaissance & Early Modern Studies

“The staff have been very helpful, welcoming and eager to impart their knowledge.  I have made great friends in my programme and together we've had fantastic opportunities…”

MA students, Castle Howard visit

Bringing together faculty and postgraduates from a wider range of disciplines than any other university in the UK

Humanties Research Centre, Berrick Saul Building

The Centre has its own dedicated space in the award-winning Berrick Saul Building

Postgraduate study area, Humanities Research Centre

CREMS is part of the University of York's Humanities Research Centre

Well placed for research into the rich archival and cultural resources found in and around York

A lively programme of seminars and conferences attracting scholars of international standing

The Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies is a flourishing interdisciplinary community devoted to the study of the long 16th and 17th centuries. Find out more about our
MA in Renaissance and Early Modern Studies.


Hair in History

Monday 19 November 2018

An interview with CREMS research associate Susan J. Vincent

Postgraduate Virtual Open Day

Wednesday 14 November 2018

Interested in postgraduate study with the Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies at the University of York? Join us for this online event to find out more!

Stuart Carroll to give prestigious lecture at St Andrews

Thursday 25 October 2018

Professor Stuart Carroll, of the Department of History and the Centre Renaissance and Early Modern Studies, is delighted to have been invited to give this year's Reformation Day public lecture at the University of St Andrews.

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Style Wars: Fashioning Hair in Early Modernity

Dr Sue Vincent (University of York)

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