Welcome to the Department of History

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We are proud to be one of the finest history departments in the world, combining groundbreaking research with teaching that offers incredible chronological breadth, and geographic and thematic scope. We have more than 45 academic staff, and a vibrant community of students.

We were rated 2nd nationally for the quality of our research in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF), 14th in the UK for History in the 2018 Complete University Guide, and rank as the 51st history department internationally according to the QS World University Rankings 2017.

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Undergraduate

News

BBC Question Time in York

Posted on Tuesday 6 June 2017

Dr Chris Renwick and Dr Mark Roodhouse give expert reactions


International disaster conference workshop

Posted on Friday 2 June 2017

Dr Henrice Altink delivers successful workshop at 2017 platform for Global Disaster Risk Reduction in Mexico


Translating Medicine in the Pre-Modern World c. 1350-1800

Posted on Friday 2 June 2017

A new collaborative project to be kickstarted with two conferences


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Postgraduate

Events

Fri
30
Jun

University Open Day

Thinking of a History degree? Come and meet us on 30 June or 2 July!

Sun
2
Jul

University Open Day

Thinking of a History degree? Come and meet us on 30 June or 2 July!

Fri
14
Jul

Placeless Memories

The Internet is becoming an everyday space where identities and memories are not only stored, but also shaped and negotiated. Often dismissed as frivolous, there is however a growing interest in how user-generated content might be useful.

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Research

Twitter updates