Upcoming events

Wed
20
Nov

Bankruptcy in the court of Chancery, 1650-1750

Part of our Autumn Seminar Series

Fri
22
Nov

For Whom the Bell Tolls: national identity and violence in contemporary Brazil

The talk will present a panorama of the Brazilian contemporary scenario of violence not as the byproduct of sheer ignorance alone, but as something that can be understood as deeply rooted in the coloniality of the Brazilian historical imagination.

Thu
28
Nov

Consuming Renaissance wines: colour, taste and medical theories

Dr Allen Grieco, (Emeritus) The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies

Tue
3
Dec

Museum and Heritage Careers Event

An informal session for students interested in careers in museums and heritage

Thu
12
Dec

Thatcher's Progress

Part of our Autumn Seminar Series

Fri
28
Feb

From Margins to Centre? Undergraduate Conference on Marginalised Histories

A one day conference specifically designed by and for undergraduate students to explore marginalised histories and the intersectionality between them

Fri
13
Mar

Emotion in the Museum - Call for Papers

This two-day conference is a collaborative event organised by the Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past (IPUP) at the University of York and York Museums Trust.

Past events

From oneliness to the loneliness pill: The history of a modern epidemic

Wednesday 13 November 2019

This lecture explores the meanings of loneliness from the 18th century to the present

Writing global decolonisation from East and Central Africa

Wednesday 13 November 2019

Part of our Autumn Seminar Series

Walter de Gray and the First Archbishop's Register

Wednesday 13 November 2019

Walter de Gray was one of the longest-serving and most important archbishops of York. This lecture draws on new research, including a modern edition of his register, a prototype for a new kind of record keeping.

Who Do Archives Think They Are? The Value of Archival Heritage

Monday 11 November 2019

This talk will explore the social and cultural origins of ideas about archives, and consider the implications of the remaking of archival values for heritage and history practices.

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