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Events 2015

Past events

Ebola and Ethics - The Unfinished Agenda - Global Health Ethics Seminar 2

Tuesday 8 December 2015

Join us for a panel discussion on Ebola and Ethics as we welcome three experts deeply involved in supporting the Ebola response and the research during and after the epidemic.

Chikungunya: Global Health Histories Seminar 95

Thursday 3 December 2015

The ninth GHH seminar of the year, focussing on Chikungunya

"Mr Lincoln, I thought you were dead" - Museum design and the public understanding of the past

Thursday 26 November 2015

How exhibitions take shape and how a design agency responds and contributes to how the past is interpreted.

Departmental Research Seminar 25/11/15

Wednesday 25 November 2015

‘History and Theology: Onofrio Panvinio and the Creation of Disinterested Scholarship, ca. 1550-1610’, Stefan Bauer, University of York

Postgraduate Virtual Open Day - Tuesday 24 November 2015

Tuesday 24 November 2015

An online opportunity to find out more about the University of York's History MA and PhD courses

Air Pollution: Global Health Histories Seminar 94

Friday 20 November 2015

The eighth GHH seminar of the year, focussing on air pollution

Departmental Research Seminar 18/11/15

Wednesday 18 November 2015

‘Searching for Solutions to Perpetual Problems: Bishops and Reform in Hereford and Winchester Dioceses, 1282-1317’, James Richardson, University of York

Arts and Humanities Postgraduate Open Afternoon - Wednesday 18 November 2015

Wednesday 18 November 2015

An opportunity to learn more about the University of York's History MA and PhD courses.

Cultural Contexts of Health: Migration. Global Health Histories Seminar 93

Thursday 12 November 2015

A GHH seminar from the WHO Regional Office for Europe focussing on migration.

Departmental Research Seminar 11/11/15

Wednesday 11 November 2015

‘Drugs on the Road: Drug Consumption and the Hippy Trail, 1957-78’, Sharif Gemie, University of South Wales

Departmental Research Seminar 04/11/15

Wednesday 4 November 2015

‘Civil War and State-Building in Prussia, 1866-1918’, Jasper Heinzen, University of York

Departmental Research Seminar 28/10/15

Wednesday 28 October 2015

‘”To Hitch a Swan, a Pike and a Crab to the Soviet Cart?” The Bolshevik-Left SR Coalition Government, October 1917-July 1918’, Lara Cook, University of York

Trial and Evolution: Chemotherapy for Tuberculosis in Britain, 1940-70

Thursday 22 October 2015

Clare Leeming-Latham presents a lecture based on her Bynum Prize-winning essay

Departmental Research Seminar 21/10/15

Wednesday 21 October 2015

‘”It is Not an Israeli Film, but an American One”: Operation 'Exodus' and the Battle over Americanization in 1960s Israel’, Shaul Mitelpunkt, University of York

Departmental Research Seminar 14/10/15

Wednesday 14 October 2015

‘Empire for God: Creating Alternative Visions for a Modern Japan’, Emily Anderson, Washington State University

Ebola: exploring the cultural contexts of an epidemic

Thursday 8 October 2015

A GHH seminar focusing on Ebola, held at the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe

Departmental Research Seminar 07/10/15

Wednesday 7 October 2015

‘War Crimes in East Asia - Chinese Memory and Japanese Behaviour’, Barak Kushner, University of Cambridge

Eugenics as a Secular Religion

Thursday 1 October 2015

Dr Marius Turda presents a free evening public lecture

History of Medicine Workshop: The meanings of malaria eradication in Latin America during the Cold War

Tuesday 29 September 2015

Details of a wonderful opportunity - a research masterclass with Professor Marcos Cueto (Fiocruz, Brazil) taking place this 29th September.

History of Medicine Workshop: Physicians & Nationalism

Thursday 24 September 2015

The Department of History and The Centre for Global Health Histories present a free history of medicine workshop with Dr Hans Pols.

From Colonial Times to Independence: The Indonesian Medical Profession, 1900-1950

Tuesday 22 September 2015

Hans Pols presents a free public lecture on the Indonesian Medical Profession

Climate Change & Health: Global Health Histories Seminar 90

Thursday 17 September 2015

The fifth GHH seminar of the year, focussing on climate change and health

The decline of public sector vaccine production: Global Health Histories Seminar 89

Thursday 18 June 2015

The fourth GHH seminar of the year, focussing on vaccine production

Why Should We Commemorate the First World War?

Saturday 13 June 2015

Join York Castle Museum and the Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past (IPUP) for an open discussion about the legacy of the First World War.

A changing Magna Carta: Past, Present and Futures

Thursday 11 June 2015

Prof Linda Colley explores why and when Magna Carta became such an iconic and celebrated text

World Hunger & the Healthy Animal: the veterinary solution to the post-war food crisis

Thursday 4 June 2015

Dr. Bresalier tells the story of how veterinary expertise and livestock animals became integral to the fight against world hunger after 1945.

History Careers Conference 2015: What's the Value of a History Degree?

Tuesday 2 June 2015

History students: find out more about the connection between your academic studies and the world of work

Why Is There No Successful Radical Left Party in the UK?

Wednesday 27 May 2015

History/Politics lecture

The Norman Conquest in York: a Reassessment

Tuesday 26 May 2015

Yorkshire Philosophical Society public lecture

Urbanity and Society in the Middle Ages: an interdisciplinary conference on urban society and life across the medieval period c.600-1500

Friday 22 May 2015

An interdisciplinary conference on urban society and life across the medieval period c. 600-1500

Explaining Apostasy: Three Spaniards in London, 1621-29 (Masterclass) *CANCELLED*

Friday 22 May 2015

We regret that this event has been cancelled

Rethinking 'Catholic Reformation' and 'Counter Reformation': the Case of Italy

Thursday 21 May 2015

CREMS Distinguished Visitor lecture

Chemical and Biological Weapons: Global Health Histories Seminar 88

Thursday 21 May 2015

The third GHH seminar of the year, focussing on chemical and biological weapons

Faith based organizations and Universal health coverage- Part of the solution, part of the problem? Lessons learned from Nepal, HIV and Ebola

Monday 11 May 2015

A free, evening public lecture with Sally Smith, Adviser for Faith Based Organizations in UNAIDS

The Many Births of the Test-Tube Baby

Wednesday 6 May 2015

Nick Hopwood presents the 2015 William Bynum Lecture

Picturing Frederick Douglass: The most photographed American of the 19th century

Friday 1 May 2015

Department of History public lecture

Universal Healthcare & Missionary Medicine: Global Health Histories Seminar 87

Thursday 23 April 2015

The second GHH seminar of the year, focussing on Universal Healthcare & Missionary Medicine

Departmental Research Seminar 22/04/15

Wednesday 22 April 2015

'Female Suffrage without Fight: The Danish Case', Nina Koefoed, Aarhus University

Nervousness and African Therapeutics in a Colonial Situation

Thursday 16 April 2015

An evening public lecture with Nancy Rose Hunt (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)

Traditional Medicine & Ayurveda: Global Health Histories Seminar 86

Thursday 19 March 2015

The first GHH seminar of the year, focussing on Traditional Medicine & Ayurveda

Globalization of medicine and public health: economic and social perspectives (1850-2000)

Thursday 12 March 2015

Held 12-13 March 2015, Lausanne, Switzerland. Venue: Building Amphimax, room 414, University of Lausanne

Departmental Research Seminar 11/3/15

Wednesday 11 March 2015

‘‘Black Like Me’: Black Saints and Slave Confraternities in Early Modern Global Catholicism’, Erin Rowe, John Hopkins University, Maryland

Conceptualising Social Justice in 1936: Ellen Wilkinson, Unemployment, Anti-Fascism and Women's Rights

Thursday 5 March 2015

'Conceptualising Social Justice in 1936: Ellen Wilkinson, Unemployment, Anti-Fascism and Women's Rights', Laura Beers (Birmingham), part of the HaPaY seminar series

Re-enacting and Recreating Viking and Medieval Sweden

Thursday 5 March 2015

IPUP Public Lecture

Departmental Research Seminar 4/3/15

Wednesday 4 March 2015

'Gian Pietro Carafa and Church Reform: Institutions and Inquisitions, 1524-1542', Andrea Vanni, University of York

Viola Klein, Social Science and Married Women's Work in Post-War Britain

Thursday 26 February 2015

'Viola Klein, Social Science and Married Women's Work in Post-War Britain', Helen McCarthy (QMUL), part of the HaPaY seminar series

Departmental Research Seminar 25/2/15

Wednesday 25 February 2015

‘"In the name of God, we ask, are you men?" Contesting Manhood in Slave Communities of the U.S. South, 1800-1865’, David Doddington, Cardiff University

History Postgraduate Masterclass: Historical Distance and Scale

Wednesday 25 February 2015

History Postgraduate Masterclass with Professor John Brewer

Departmental Research Seminar 18/2/15

Wednesday 18 February 2015

‘Booze, Parties and Pilgrimage: The Scandalous Hajj of the Umayyad Prince al-Walid ibn Yazid in 735', Harry Munt, University of York

Departmental Research Seminar 11/2/15

Wednesday 11 February 2015

'Consensus and Assemblies in the Romano-Germanic Kingdoms: A Comparative Approach', Chris Wickham, University of Oxford

'Theorising Thatcherism: A Historical Perspective'

Thursday 5 February 2015

'Theorising Thatcherism: A Historical Perspective', Peter Kerr (Birmingham), part of the HaPaY seminar series

Departmental Research Seminar 4/2/15

Wednesday 4 February 2015

‘Wycliffism, Orthodoxy and the Holy Name of Jesus in Late Fourteenth- and Early Fifteenth-Century England', Rob Lutton, University of Nottingham

Departmental Research Seminar 28/1/15

Wednesday 28 January 2015

'The Very Queer Appeal of Japan: Sexuality, Identity and Belonging in Postwar Expatriate Literary Cultures', Mark Pendleton, University of Sheffield

New Immortalities: Reflections on Post-Mortem Value in the Human Body in the 21st Century

Thursday 22 January 2015

Bob Simpson is a social anthropologist whose current research interests focus on Bioethics, Biomedicine and Biotechnologies in developing world contexts.

Departmental Research Seminar

Wednesday 21 January 2015

‘The Transformations of the Year 600: A Historical Experiment', Guy Halsall (University of York)

Spring Term History and Politics Seminar: Racial Extremism on British Television

Thursday 15 January 2015

Racial Extremism on British Television: News & Current Affairs Broadcasting and the Question of Apartheid South Africa

Departmental Research Seminar

Wednesday 14 January 2015

'The Decade of Radical Nationalism in Central Europe: Upper Silesia, 1939-49', Hugo Service (University of York)