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Events 2018

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Global Health Histories Seminar 124: Health in Emergencies

Sunday 7 April 2019

This seminar poses the question, how should we rethink humanitarian interventions during times of emergency?

Global Health Histories Seminar 116: Antimicrobial Resistance

Wednesday 30 January 2019

This seminar explores the global challenges presented by antimicrobial resistance

Early Modern Global Soundscapes: A Workshop

Friday 25 January 2019

Call for Participants

Global Health Histories Seminar 115: The WHO's Public Information Activities in Historical Perspective

Monday 21 January 2019

This installment in the Global Health Histories series looks back at historic WHO public information strategies

The politics of violence, glue-sniffing, and liberation: making 1968 in Japan

Wednesday 28 November 2018

Part of our autumn seminar series

Postgraduate Virtual Open Day

Tuesday 20 November 2018

Interested in postgraduate study with the Department of History at the University of York? Join us for this online event to find out more!

Women, Accounting, and Intertextuality in Eighteenth-Century England

Wednesday 14 November 2018

Part of our autumn seminar series

Arts and Humanities Postgraduate Open Afternoon

Wednesday 14 November 2018

Interested in postgraduate study in the Arts and Humanities? Come along to find out more!

Russell Group Universities Postgraduate Study Roadshow

Friday 9 November 2018

Explore postgraduate study options at York and discover our campus at the same time

Medievalism and Imperial Modernity: from the “Global Medievalist Moment” to Today

Thursday 8 November 2018

Research seminar by Oleg Benesch (History)

Peterloo: A Conversation with Jacqueline Riding

Friday 2 November 2018

Dr. Riding will discuss her work in relation to Peterloo in conversation with Prof. Jon Mee (English).

Among the Rodents of Colonial Rangoon

Wednesday 31 October 2018

Part of our autumn seminar series

Global Health Histories Seminar 113: Immunization for Universal Health Coverage

Wednesday 24 October 2018

The latest installment in the Global Health Histories series, focussing on immunization

BBC History Magazine's History Weekend York

Friday 19 October 2018

Members of the University of York's Department of History will feature at BBC History Magazine's Weekend 2018

Global Health Histories Seminar 112: Faith in Universal Health Coverage: Primary Health Care at 40 and the World Council of Churches at 70

Wednesday 17 October 2018

A special Global Health Histories seminar marking the 40th Anniversary of the Declaration of Alma Ata

Adventures, archives, and anguish in undertaking AIDS research

Monday 15 October 2018

Join CGHH for a public lecture with Dr Carla Tsampiras

Persecution, place and prayer: rediscovering the Special Collections at the Bar Convent York, 1686—2018

Thursday 11 October 2018

Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies & Institute for the Understanding of the Past Joint Research Seminar

Brexit and History Conference - POSTPONED

Thursday 11 October 2018

Nb. This event has been postponed

Global Health Histories Seminar 111 - Zika

Monday 8 October 2018

Join us in the Berrick Saul Building for the return of the popular Global Health Histories series

Global Health Histories Seminar 110: Polio, Immunization and Universal Health Coverage

Tuesday 25 September 2018

Our third Global Health Histories seminar to be hosted in York, focusing this time on polio eradication

University Open Day

Sunday 16 September 2018

Thinking about a degree in History? Come and meet us on 15 or 16 September.

University Open Day

Saturday 15 September 2018

Thinking about a degree in History? Come and meet us on 15 or 16 September.

Global Health Histories Seminar 109: Health Communication

Friday 14 September 2018

In this seminar, the expert panel will analyse health promotion strategies, doctor-patient communications, and discuss the role of communication in helping to achieve Universal Health Coverage.

Art is My Weapon: The Radical Musical Life of Lin Jaldati

Sunday 2 September 2018

An event supported by IPUP at the University of York

GHH Seminar 108: Tuberculosis, Infectious Disease Control & Primary Health Care

Thursday 5 July 2018

Join us for this panel discussion as the Global Health Histories series returns to York

Global Health Histories Seminar 107: Cultural contexts of health: vaccine hesitancy - Why do some people not vaccinate?

Tuesday 3 July 2018

Join us for a seminar exploring the historical, political and cultural factors that have influenced the public’s willingness to accept vaccination

University Open Day

Sunday 1 July 2018

Thinking about a degree in History? Come and meet us on 29 June or 1 July!

The Worlds of Maria Edgeworth: Networks, Influence and Reception

Friday 29 June 2018

CECS is proud to host a conference commemorating Maria Edgeworth 250.

University Open Day

Friday 29 June 2018

Thinking about a degree in History? Come and meet us on 29 June or 1 July!

Schools History Conference

Thursday 28 June 2018

Thinking about a degree in History? Spend a day experiencing what the Department of History can offer you! This conference for post-16 students will provide a taste of what it is like to study History at the University through a packed programme of talks and workshops.

The Cholera Pandemic, Transnational Politics, and the Cold War in Southeast Asia and China, 1960-1965

Tuesday 19 June 2018

Join us for a CGHH research workshop with Professor Xiaoping Fang

Annual Aylmer Lecture

Thursday 14 June 2018

Professor Mark Ormrod on Immigrants: An English controversy, 1250-1500

‘My Dearest Tussy’: Coping with Separation during the Napoleonic Wars

Tuesday 12 June 2018

Elaine Chalus (University of Liverpool)

The Will of the People

Wednesday 6 June 2018

Constructions and representations of the popular voice from c.1500 to the present day

Beyond Words: The Unknowable and the Unutterable in Early Modernity

Friday 1 June 2018

Part of the Thomas Browne Seminar series.

How do we study transitions in health and medicine?

Thursday 31 May 2018

Join CGHH for a workshop with Professor V. Sujatha on transitions in health and medicine

Burckhardt at 200: The Civilization of the Renaissance reconsidered

Thursday 31 May 2018

An interdisciplinary team examines the accounts of the Swiss scholar Jacob Burckhardt.

Political Memory and its Archives: Symposium

Friday 25 May 2018

Part of the 'Political Forms' CModS research strand

Global Health Histories 106 - 'Strategies of Anti-Panic: A New Approach to Epidemic Panic'

Friday 18 May 2018

The 106th Global Health Histories seminar will focus on strategies of anti-panic and new approaches to rumour control.

“’No Other Help Wins More Friends’: The Cold War, Decolonization, and the WHO Global Yaws Control Programme, 1944-52”

Thursday 10 May 2018

Join us for a workshop on the history of the WHO Global Yaws Control Programme

Global Health Histories 105: 'Cultural contexts of health and well-being: Can art save lives?'

Tuesday 8 May 2018

The latest Global Health Histories seminar focuses on the use of arts and culture in health promotion.

Celebrating Women in Print

Tuesday 1 May 2018

CECS Postgraduate forum

Speech, Sound and Dialogue in Early Modern Culture, 1500-1700

Tuesday 24 April 2018

Early Modern Postgraduate Symposium

Global Health Histories Seminar 104: Tobacco Control - Histories & Current Global Challenges

Tuesday 24 April 2018

Join us in York for the 104th Global Health Histories seminar, on histories and current global challenges of tobacco control

Marginalisation and the Law: Medieval and Modern

Thursday 19 April 2018

University of York, Heslington West, Berrick Saul Treehouse

Masters Taster Event

Wednesday 14 March 2018

Interested in MA study with us? Come and find out more!

Marginalisation and the Law: Medieval and Modern

Friday 9 March 2018

Part of the White Rose Collaboration Lecture Series

Music and Catholic memories of the Reformation

Wednesday 7 March 2018

Part of our Spring Research Seminar series

The outbreak of the French Wars of Religion: an Anglo-Scottish dimension

Wednesday 21 February 2018

Part of our Spring Research Seminar series

The Emergence of Association Football in South America, 1863-1930: Between Empire and Nation

Tuesday 20 February 2018

A York Centre for the Americas lecture by Dr Matthew Brown

Marginalised mothers: health communication and maternal health in East Africa, 1920-2017

Monday 19 February 2018

Join us in the Treehouse for a public lecture with Dr Shane Doyle

A reconsideration of the reign of King Fulk and Queen Melisende of Jerusalem: a partnership in power?

Wednesday 14 February 2018

Part of our Spring Research Seminar series

Revising the Geography of Modern World Histories

Friday 9 February 2018

A British Academy Public Engagement Event

Love in the time of neurology: entangled histories of erotic and scientific touch

Wednesday 7 February 2018

Part of our Spring Research Seminar series

The sinews of empire? Towns and municipal citizenship in 'English' Ireland, 1350–1500

Wednesday 31 January 2018

Part of our Spring Research Seminar series