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Understanding Hepworth sculptures

Posted on Thursday 2 September 2021

The History of Art department is playing a key role in a research network formed to develop a complete understanding of the material practices used by the great Yorkshire-born sculptor, Barbara Hepworth.

Exciting New Post for PhD Student

Posted on Thursday 26 August 2021

Congratulations to PhD student Rebecca Mellor!

AAH Dissertation Prize Success for Two MA Students

Posted on Monday 19 July 2021

We are very proud of MA students Gerry Fässler and Ariana Torres, who are both shortlisted runners up for the Association for Art History 2020 Postgraduate Dissertation Prize!

Nicola Sinclair receives Vice-Chancellor’s Teaching Award 2021

Posted on Friday 18 June 2021

Congratulations to Dr Nicola Sinclair!

Professor Amanda Lillie

Posted on Wednesday 19 May 2021

Congratulations to our new Emeritus Professor.

Research success

Posted on Friday 19 March 2021

Congratulations to Professor Tim Ayers on his BA/Leverhulme research grants application

Scholarship Success

Posted on Thursday 11 March 2021

Well done to PhD student Midori Kono!

Patrick Nuttgens Award 2021

Posted on Thursday 11 March 2021

Congratulations to Gemma Shearwood on her success in this year's Nuttgen's Award!

PhD Thesis Published as New Online Resource

Posted on Wednesday 17 February 2021

PhD Graduate Dr Julie Ann Whyman is publishing her thesis as a new, open-to-all website!

Student Publication News

Posted on Wednesday 17 February 2021

Recent PhD Graduate Adam Sammut has just published an article, available for download, based on the research for his thesis.

Dissertation Prize Success

Posted on Monday 8 February 2021

We are delighted to announce that Sophie Newton, graduate of the History of Art MA (Medieval Art and Medievalisms) has been awarded the Richard III Society Dissertation Prize!

York student wins international Eleanor Worthington Prize

Posted on Monday 11 January 2021

Isabelle Davies, a student on the MA in Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management, has been awarded the 2020 Eleanor Worthington Prize.

Guardian University Guide 2021

Posted on Monday 7 September 2020

Department of History of Art is in the UK top 10.

New publication from Richard McClary

Posted on Friday 28 August 2020

Richard McClary's co-edited volume 'Turkish History and Culture in India: Identity, Art and Transregional Connections' has now been published.

Extra Support for Stained Glass Conservation Students affected by Covid-19

Posted on Friday 17 July 2020

Thanks to the generosity of the Headley Trust and the York Glaziers Trust, additional financial help will be available in the academic year 2020-21 to combat the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.



Globalising Anglo-Saxon Art

Part of the History of Art research seminar series


Representing Architecture in early Islam: The San'a' Qur'an Frontispieces

Part of the History of Art research seminar series