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Events 2012

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Departmental Research Seminar

Thursday 6 December 2012

Thomas Le Roux (CNRS, Paris),‘Science, Politics and Industrial Pollution, France 1750-1850’

York 800 Years Ago: The King, The Charter and The City

Wednesday 5 December 2012

York 800 Years Ago: the King, the Charter and the City presented by Dr Sarah Rees Jones of the Department of History

Departmental Research Seminar

Thursday 29 November 2012

Alistair Malcolm (University of Limerick),‘Culture and Politics in Golden-Age Spain: Attitudes and Assumptions of a Grandee Elite’

Yorkshire Country House Partnership Lecture

Thursday 22 November 2012

'The Big House has much to learn...But it also has much to give' Elizabeth Bowen

York 600 Years Ago: St. Richard, the Devout Widow and the Feast of Corpus Christi

Wednesday 21 November 2012

York 600 Years Ago: St. Richard, the Devout Widow and the Feast of Corpus Christi presented by Dr Jeremy Goldberg of the Department of History

Alltagsgeschichte: Writing the History of Modernity

Tuesday 20 November 2012

Part of the Centre for Modern Studies' 'Ordinary/Everyday/Quotidian' series, with speaker Holger Nehring (Sheffield)

York Minster in 1212

Tuesday 20 November 2012

York Minster in 1212 presented by Professor Christopher Norton, Centre for Medieval Studies

Departmental Research Seminar

Thursday 15 November 2012

Natalie Zacek, University of Manchester, 'Creole Villains and Lying Heroes: Contesting Imperial Masculinity in the Age of Abolition'

York 400 Years Ago: Reformation, Religious Change and Social Stress?

Wednesday 14 November 2012

‘York 400 Years Ago: Reformation, Religious Change and Social Stress?', Professor Bill Sheils, from the Department of History, will look at the city’s history during a period identified as one of crisis for English towns.

York 200 Years Ago: Tourism, Archaeology and the Making of Modern York

Wednesday 7 November 2012

Dr Ann-Marie Akehurst, from the Department of History of Art, will present a lecture on ‘York 200 Years Ago: Tourism, Archaeology and the Making of Modern York’.

Departmental Research Seminar

Thursday 1 November 2012

Andrew Scull, University of California, San Diego, 'A Psychiatric Revolution: American Psychiatry, 1940-2012'

York Today: A City for Today and Tomorrow?

Tuesday 30 October 2012

Dr Rowland Atkinson from the Centre for Urban Research (CURB) at the Department of Sociology, will look at the York of the recent past and its social life today.

Departmental Research Seminar

Thursday 25 October 2012

Anna Bocking-Welch, University of York, 'The Many Faces of Philanthropy: Britain and the United Nations Freedom from Hunger Campaign'

100 Years of Sex, Syphilis and Psychiatry in Scotland

Tuesday 23 October 2012

A Yorkshire Philosophical Society evening lecture presented in collaboration with the Centre of Global Health Histories, University of York, and with support from the Wellcome Trust.

Yellow Fever

Wednesday 3 October 2012

University of York, Wellcome Trust and World Health Organisation's Global Health Histories seminar series

Ageing and digital communication

Wednesday 12 September 2012

University of York, Wellcome Trust and World Health Organisation's Global Health Histories seminar series

Public Health Innovations

Wednesday 11 July 2012

University of York, Wellcome Trust and World Health Organisation's Global Health Histories seminar series

Positive Non-Interventionism: Colonial Governance in Hong Kong, 1960-1984

Wednesday 4 July 2012

One day workshop brings together scholars from Australia, Canada, Hong Kong and the UK

Exploring York's Changing Cityscape

Sunday 24 June 2012

Three walking tours of York's historic centre, guided by IPUP researchers

Financial Incentives in Health

Wednesday 13 June 2012

University of York, Wellcome Trust and World Health Organisation's Global Health Histories seminar series

Annual Aylmer Lecture: People Who Believe in Nothing

Thursday 10 May 2012

Professor Edward Muir of Northwestern University will deliver the 9th Annual Aylmer Lecture

Public-Private Partnerships in Health

Wednesday 9 May 2012

University of York, Wellcome Trust and World Health Organisation's Global Health Histories seminar series

Patient Safety

Wednesday 4 April 2012

University of York, Wellcome Trust and World Health Organisation's Global Health Histories seminar series

Chlamydia

Wednesday 14 March 2012

University of York, Wellcome Trust and World Health Organisation's Global Health Histories seminar series

Departmental Research Seminar

Thursday 1 March 2012

Brian Balmer (University College, London), 'How to Make Secrets: Pesticides, Nerve Gas and Knowledge Transfer in the Cold War'

Breast-milk Substitutes

Wednesday 29 February 2012

University of York, Wellcome Trust and World Health Organisation's Global Health Histories seminar series

Departmental Research Seminar

Thursday 23 February 2012

Liam Riordan (University of Maine), 'Loyalist Opposition to the American Revolution: Comparative Colonialism and the British Atlantic'

Centre for the Americas Inaugural Lecture

Wednesday 22 February 2012

Professor Philip D. Morgan, 'A Tale of Two Hamiltons: North American-Caribbean Crossings in the Eighteenth Century'

York Medieval Seminar

Tuesday 21 February 2012

Professor Guy Halsall, Changing Minds Around 600

Departmental Research Seminar

Thursday 16 February 2012

Katharina Reinholt (Universitat de Saarlandes), 'Passion and Conflict: Persecution, Martyrdom and Marriage in Early Modern Anabaptism'

Departmental Research Seminar

Thursday 9 February 2012

Alex Goodall (University of York), 'Juggling with Machetes: The US Occupation of Nicaragua, 1927-1933'

Departmental Research Seminar

Thursday 2 February 2012

Barry Doyle (University of Huddersfield), 'The Hospital Crisis in Post-war Britain and France, 1918-1928'

The York Jewish History Trail

Friday 27 January 2012

York history intern students launch new walking tour of the city

Departmental Research Seminar

Thursday 26 January 2012

Carl G. Scott (Hamline University, St. Paul, Minnesota), 'African Footballers in Sweden: Race, Immigration, and Integration in the Age of Globalization'

Departmental Research Seminar

Thursday 19 January 2012

Daniel de Groff (Queen Mary, University of London), 'The Making of a French Regionalist: Jean Baffier (1851-1920)'

Translating Freedom

Friday 13 January 2012

Debating multidirectional memory with Professor Michael Rothberg

Poverty and Progress? Rowntree's York, 1899-2001

Wednesday 11 January 2012

Find out more about the history of poverty and social mobility in York