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Express your interest in the British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme

Posted on Monday 3 August 2020

We are now inviting expressions of interest for applications to the 2020/21 British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme.

Obituary: Professor Mark Ormrod

Posted on Monday 3 August 2020

A prolific researcher and leading historian of the later Middle Ages.

York historian named in national award for inspirational teaching

Posted on Wednesday 29 July 2020

Dr John Cooper has been named proxime accessit for the 2020 Royal Historical Society’s Jinty Nelson Award for Inspirational Teaching and Supervision in History.

York historians call for review of UK citizenship test

Posted on Wednesday 22 July 2020

University of York historians have joined forces with other prominent academics to call for a review of the official handbook for the UK citizenship test saying it contains “misleading and false” representations of slavery and empire.

Professor Sanjoy Bhattacharya publishes a new article from 'Local Bases of Global Health' project

Posted on Sunday 5 July 2020

A new Open Access article from 'Local Bases of Global Health' project is now available.

CGHH Director speaks on BBC Ideas: eradication of smallpox

Posted on Friday 12 June 2020

"You just had to look at a smallpox sufferer to be horrified," says Professor Sanjoy Bhattacharya.

QS World Rankings by subject 2020

Posted on Thursday 5 March 2020

Department of History moves into the world top 50

York PhD student publishes article in the Cold War History journal

Posted on Monday 24 February 2020

Tom Shillam has published his first article in a journal on Cold War History

History demonstrates need for urgent action to ensure ethical research in global health emergencies

Posted on Tuesday 28 January 2020

Experts are calling for urgent action to ensure research undertaken in global health emergencies is carried out ethically.

History Department Fellowships

Posted on Tuesday 21 January 2020

We are now soliciting expressions of interest for the UKRI future leaders fellowship.

Yorkshire’s Women Scientists and Innovators Editathon

Posted on Monday 13 January 2020

Join staff and students in an event to improve representation of ‘Yorkshire’s Women Scientists and Innovators’ on Wikipedia.

Launch of About Face

Posted on Tuesday 12 November 2019

Part of UKRI’s flagship £900 million Future Leaders Fellowships programme, Dr Bound Alberti has launched her research programme, About Face.

Express your interest in the Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships

Posted on Tuesday 12 November 2019

The Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships scheme is now open to expressions of interest.

We’re 7th in the UK

Posted on Monday 23 September 2019

History at York is in the top ten in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide

York history lecturer contributes to British Academy Policy history report

Posted on Tuesday 10 September 2019

Dr Sabine Clarke, senior lecturer in History, is one of several contributors to the recently launched British Academy Policy History report.

King Henry VIII and York

Posted on Monday 9 September 2019

Dr John Cooper from the Department of History is involved with a new research network investigating the royal progresses and palaces of Henry VIII, including his visit to the city of York in 1541.

York history professor publishes book on racial discrimination in Jamaica

Posted on Monday 9 September 2019

Professor Henrice Altink has published a new book entitled Public Secrets: Race and colour in colonial and independent Jamaica (Liverpool University Press).

Launch of Commonwealth Climate Resilience Network

Posted on Wednesday 7 August 2019

The Association of Commonwealth Universities is dedicated to building a better world through higher education.

PhD students receive degrees in Chinese History

Posted on Tuesday 30 July 2019

Congratulations to three successful PhD students of Chinese History.

CGHH Co-director Announcement - Fay Bound Alberti

Posted on Tuesday 30 July 2019

Dr Fay Bound Alberti has been appointed a co-director of CGHH and will lead on Global Public Engagement.

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