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Events 2016

Past events

The Grammar of Selection

Wednesday 11 January 2017

Dr Chris Renwick on the reality of social mobilty, part of the free YorkTalks series

The Art of Disagreeing Badly

Thursday 15 December 2016

Open now - Exhibition on religious dispute in early modern Europe (runs until 15 Dec)

Conversations across the Arts, Humanities, and Environment

Thursday 8 December 2016

Historians in multidisciplinary event to discuss approaches to the environment

"Aedes aegypti": Old and New Sanitary Emergencies

Friday 2 December 2016

100th event in the Global Health Histories seminar series

Commemorating the Oaks Colliery Disaster

Thursday 1 December 2016

2016 sees the 150th anniversary of the largest mining disaster in English history

History of Medicine Society lecture

Wednesday 30 November 2016

Dr Chris Renwick on social biology and progressive politics in mid-20th century Britain

Searching for the Heritage of Tyre

Wednesday 23 November 2016

Departmental seminar on US Empire in the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico 1870-1920

Postgraduate Virtual Open Day

Tuesday 22 November 2016

Join this online event, and find out more about postgraduate study with us

Not Only Don Quijote

Wednesday 16 November 2016

Departmental seminar on reception of Iberian culinary and medical knowledge in early modern England

Yorkshire Philosophical Society lecture

Tuesday 15 November 2016

Dr Mark Roodhouse on "racket town": exposing organised crime in wartime Leeds

The Art of Disagreeing Badly

Tuesday 15 November 2016

Opening of exhibition on religious dispute in early modern Europe

Memories of Bombing War in Japan and Britain

Wednesday 9 November 2016

Part of the departmental research seminar series runnng this autumn

Postgraduate visit event

Friday 4 November 2016

Are you coming to the Russell Group Roadshow? Come and meet us too!

Anticolonialism and Magna Carta

Wednesday 2 November 2016

Part of the departmental research seminar series runnng this autumn

The Visual Politics of the WHO in Historical Perspective (1949-1974)

Wednesday 26 October 2016

Free public lecture organised by the Centre for Global Health Histories

Haeckel’s Embryos: Images, evolution and fraud

Thursday 20 October 2016

Public lecture exploring some of the most controversial pictures in the history of science

Pilgrim Routes book launch

Wednesday 19 October 2016

Dr Emma Wells' new book leads the modern traveller along medieval pilgrim routes

Public lecture: Challenging stereotypes of ‘science’ and ‘belief’

Thursday 13 October 2016

Dr Fern Elsdon-Baker will discuss STEM as cultural identity in a pluralist world

Public lecture: Convergence and conversion

Wednesday 12 October 2016

Professor Ronnie Hsia on the Goddess Mazu, the Virgin Mary, and global maritime history

Environment and Health: Global Health Histories Seminar

Friday 7 October 2016

Register now for this free webinar event

German-Brazilian Psychiatry 1900 and 1930

Wednesday 5 October 2016

Free research masterclass led by Dr Cristiana Facchinetti

Global Health Ethics Seminar

Monday 3 October 2016

Live online event exploring disease surveillance

St Stephen's Chapel, Westminster: Visual and Political Culture 1292-1941

Monday 19 September 2016

Free conference showcasing the findings of a fascinating three-year project

University Open Days

Saturday 17 September 2016

Thinking of a History degree? Come and meet us on 17 or 18 September!

Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past: International Workshop

Wednesday 14 September 2016

How do historians engage with communities and public policy outside of academic circles?

You Are How You Eat: Global Health Histories Seminar

Thursday 25 August 2016

Free webinar discussing interplay between food, nutrition, culture, and society

Graduation ceremony

Thursday 14 July 2016

Summer 2016 graduation ceremony for History students

Postgraduate Virtual Open Day

Tuesday 28 June 2016

Join this online event, and find out more about postgraduate study with us

University Open Day

Saturday 25 June 2016

Thinking of a History degree? Come and meet us on 24 or 25 June!

University Open Day

Friday 24 June 2016

Thinking of a History degree? Come and meet us on 24 or 25 June!

Bioethics at the World Health Organization

Thursday 16 June 2016

Global Health Ethics Seminar, co-run by the Centre for Global Health Histories

Annual Aylmer Lecture

Thursday 9 June 2016

Professor Colin Jones on the hotly-debated Maximilien Robespierre

Postgraduate post-offer event

Thursday 9 June 2016

Have you got an offer to study with us as a postgraduate? Come and meet us!

Writing "Poldark"

Friday 20 May 2016

An "in conversation" event with Debbie Horsfield, "Poldark" screen writer

Gender, the Bible, and the Spanish Monarchy (1600-1800)

Thursday 28 April 2016

Free public lecture from Professor Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra (University of Texas at Austin)

Historic atlas study day

Saturday 23 April 2016

A new atlas reveals the development of York across two thousand years. Discover how this unique book was created.

'50 Years of Shame'

Thursday 21 April 2016

UK premiere of film exploring the largely untold story of Thalidomide

Post-offer visit day

Wednesday 20 April 2016

Have you received an offer to study with us as an undergraduate? This is your chance to come and meet us!

York Centre for the Americas - public lecture

Wednesday 13 April 2016

Free event exploring the legend of American isolationism

Global Health Ethics Seminar

Tuesday 22 March 2016

Live online event exploring the responsible use of antibiotics

Masters Taster Event - Wednesday 9 March 2016

Wednesday 9 March 2016

An opportunity to visit the University of York for a taster of a History taught Masters degree.

'More Than A Feeling': the informed application of music in everyday and extraordinary wellbeing challenges.

Tuesday 8 March 2016

A forthcoming lecture from the Centre for Global Health Histories.

"Not Everyone Can be a Gandhi": The Global Indian Medical Diaspora in the post-WWII Era

Thursday 3 March 2016

Professor David Wright presents a free public lecture on the global Indian medical diaspora in the post-WWII era

Departmental Research Seminar 02/03/16

Wednesday 2 March 2016

'Subjecthood: Subjects and the Crown in Later Medieval England' - Helen Lacey, University of Oxford

Departmental Research Seminar 24/02/16

Wednesday 24 February 2016

'A Marginal Conflict ? France and the Surinamese Civil War (1986-1992)' - Sarah Wood, University of York

Afternoon Workshop on Commemoration

Tuesday 23 February 2016

The first half of the workshop will be focused by two presentations exploring contrasting perspectives on the commemoration of a particular historical event – the 1453 Fall/Conquest of Constantinople

Departmental Research Seminar 17/02/16

Wednesday 17 February 2016

'"The Best and Most Practical Philosophers": Seamen and Credibility in Early Modern Science' - Philippa Hellawell, University of York

Departmental Research Seminar 10/02/16

Wednesday 10 February 2016

'Citadels of Modernity: Reclaiming the Past and Proclaiming the Future in Japan's Castles' - Oleg Benesch, University of York

Museums and Military Memory

Monday 8 February 2016

Museums and Military Memory

Departmental Research Seminar 03/02/16

Wednesday 3 February 2016

'Why Publishing Investment Matters: The Strange Case of the Elizabethan Stationer, Thomas Man, 1578-1625' - Rebecca Emmett, University of York

Postgraduate Virtual Open Day - Tuesday 2 February 2016

Tuesday 2 February 2016

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

Departmental Research Seminar 27/01/16

Wednesday 27 January 2016

'Performing Power: "Humour" in Nazi Germany' - Martina Kessel, University of Bielefeld

Departmental Research Seminar 20/01/16

Wednesday 20 January 2016

'"The Talk of the Towne": News, Crime and the Public Sphere in Seventeenth-Century London' - Lena Liapi, University of York

"Anniversaries and Commemoration: Constructing Community and Temporality"

Thursday 14 January 2016

"Anniversaries and Commemoration: Constructing Community and Temporality"

Departmental Research Seminar 13/01/16

Wednesday 13 January 2016

'The Socialist Who Invented the Hedge Fund' - David Huyssen, University of York