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Upcoming events

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1
Feb

Angry Bodies

Part of the 'Emotions, History and the Body' research seminar series, led by the AboutFace project.

Thu
4
Feb

Postgraduate Virtual Open Day

Open Days are the perfect chance to find out more about studying at the University of York. The next Postgraduate Open Day is taking place on Thursday 4 February 2021. Why not come and meet us? 

Mon
15
Feb

"The Bounds of Compassion?": medical mercy killings in South Africa, 1979s-1990s

Part of the 'Doing History' event series run by AboutFace York in connection with the Centre for Global Health Histories.

Mon
1
Mar

From Corporeal Ethics to Carnal Instincts: Sexual Desires in the Long-Eighteenth Century

Part of the 'Emotions, History and the Body' research seminar series, run by AboutFace York.

Mon
18
Oct

Experiencing Placebo: Toward a Biocultural History of the Brain

Part of the 'Emotions, History and the Body' research seminar series, run by AboutFace York.

Mon
15
Nov

What's New? Continuity and Change in Abortion Stigma and Access in Post-Apartheid South Africa

Part of the 'Doing History' events series led by AboutFace York in affiliation with the Centre for Global Health Histories.

Mon
15
Nov

How we Feel: Cultural Variations on a Natural Theme

Part of the 'Emotions, History and the Body' research seminar series, run by the AboutFace project.

Past events

Persianisms: Cultural Encounters in the Anglophone World

Thursday 10 December 2020

We invite proposals for this interdisciplinary colloquium.

What's in a Face?

Friday 20 November 2020

AboutFace is running this free event as part of the Being Human Festival, the UK's national festival of the humanities. Register now for a conversation about face transplants, identity, and appearance, followed by a live Q&A with our panel.

“It's a very unstable society that we've built”: precarity, memory and history in UK DIY music spaces

Thursday 19 November 2020

An IPUP event. The impact of the covid-19 pandemic has been a sharp reminder of the precarity of the networks and spaces that nurture creative community. This presentation explores how intersections of precarity affect the ability to create, organise and share traces of individual or collective involvement in DIY music.

NHS Voices of Covid-19: Public History during a Pandemic

Thursday 29 October 2020

The NHS is part of everyday life in the UK and since 2017 NHS at 70, a national oral history project based at the University of Manchester and supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, has been recording the stories of people who have worked for and been treated by the NHS. This seminar will use the evidence gathered on the project to demonstrate the impact of the project in the context of public history.

A "great present" for the Tsar: The English carriage in Anglo-Muscovite diplomacy of 1604

Wednesday 4 March 2020

*SEMINAR POSTPONED* Part of our spring research seminar series

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