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News from the Department of History of Art

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.

New Publication by Richard McClary

Posted on Thursday 25 June 2020

Congratulations to Richard McClary, whose new book 'Medieval Monuments of Central Asia' has just been published!

Research Student News

Posted on Tuesday 23 June 2020

We are delighted to report on some recent success in our research student community!

Fulbright Fellow for 2020/21

Posted on Tuesday 23 June 2020

We are delighted that we will be joined next academic year by Dr Caitlin Hutchinson as a Fulbright Fellow.

Lecture by our Fulbright Fellow Amy Werbel

Posted on Friday 19 June 2020

Prof Amy Werbel, Fulbright Fellow of the History of Art Dept gave a virtual lecture for the Benjamin Franklin House.

Leverhulme Early Career Fellow

Posted on Tuesday 16 June 2020

We are delighted to announce that we will be joined next year by Dr Anna-Maria Kanta as a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow to work on her project "Communication Fever": West German Art during the Cold War.

Grant success for Michael White

Posted on Monday 15 June 2020

Launch of the Hepworth Research Network

Museums and Galleries: Locked down but not locked out

Posted on Friday 12 June 2020

Art history event from York Festival of Ideas

Department of History of Art stays in the UK top ten

Posted on Tuesday 9 June 2020

This week the Department confirmed its place among the UK's most highly regarded departments for the subject of History of Art. The Department is ranked 6th in the UK in the Complete University Guide 2021.

History of Art at York Festival of Ideas

Posted on Friday 5 June 2020

Join members of the department as they discuss art, social media and censorship.

Helen Hills awarded British Academy Conference grant

Posted on Monday 1 June 2020

The Department of History of Art is delighted to announce that Professor Helen Hills has been awarded a much coveted British Academy Conference Grant for The Matter of Silver: Trauma, Substance, Surface, Shimmer, an international interdisciplinary conference to take place in Summer 2021.

Representing Islam-call for papers

Posted on Tuesday 19 May 2020

The general basis of Orientalist thought is an imaginative geography dividing the word into two unequal parts, the larger and “different” one called the Orient. Edward Said, “Islam Through Western Eyes”.

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