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David Olusoga pays tribute to York pioneer of the history of slavery

Posted on Thursday 28 April 2022

On Wednesday 20 April 2022 we welcomed David Olusoga OBE, Professor of Public History at the University of Manchester and well known author and TV presenter, to join us in the Bowland Lecture theatre of the Humanities Research Centre.

McCormack Student Research Travel Fund (Spring 2022)

Posted on Tuesday 19 April 2022

Applications from current undergraduate and postgraduate students are now invited for the McCormack Student Research Travel Fund.

James Jarvis Memorial Bursary (Spring 2022)

Posted on Tuesday 19 April 2022

Applications from current postgraduate students are now invited for the James Jarvis Memorial Bursary.

We're hiring: history GTA positions are now open

Posted on Friday 25 March 2022

The Department of History is seeking Graduate Teaching Assistants for the following Stage 1 Modules in 2022/23:

We are hiring!

Posted on Friday 25 February 2022

The Department of History is hiring for two permanent positions.

The AboutFace project to hold a three-day policy lab with the Policy Institute at King's College London

Posted on Thursday 25 November 2021

The policy lab will explore the future of face transplant policy.

York academics lead partnership to revitalise famous York Street

Posted on Monday 15 November 2021

A project to breathe new life into one of York’s historic streets has been given the go-ahead after receiving funding of almost half a million pounds from the Government’s Community Renewal Fund.

Centre Director to advise The Lancet Group for Racial Equality

Posted on Friday 5 November 2021

The director of the University’s WHO Collaborating Centre for Global Health Histories, Professor Sanjoy Bhattacharya, has been appointed to the Racial Equality Advisory Board of The Lancet.

2022 WRoCAH AHRC Studentship Competition

Posted on Thursday 4 November 2021

The WRoCAH competition for PhD studentships starting in October 2022 is now open!

James Jarvis Memorial Bursary (Autumn 2021)

Posted on Thursday 21 October 2021

Applications from current postgraduate students are now invited for the James Jarvis Memorial Bursary.

York historians publish a new article on the history of face transplants

Posted on Wednesday 20 October 2021

A new open access article from the AboutFace project is now available.

Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships

Posted on Tuesday 12 October 2021

Expressions of interest will be considered until 10 December

Department of History re-enters the UK top 10

Posted on Monday 20 September 2021

This week, the Department confirmed its place among the UK's most highly regarded departments for History. The Department is ranked 9th in the UK in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022.

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme (2021)

Posted on Wednesday 21 July 2021

The Department of History is now inviting expressions of interest for applications to the 2021/22 British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme.

QS World Rankings by subject 2021

Posted on Friday 5 March 2021

The Department of History maintains its place in the world top 50.

Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships (2021)

Posted on Wednesday 7 October 2020

The Department of History is now inviting expressions of interest for the Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships.

New Centre for Global Health Histories blog post on the elimination of Malaria

Posted on Monday 14 September 2020

A new briefing from the Global Health Histories (GHH) project draws on materials presented at seminars and webinars to look at different aspects of malaria control, and at how this can only be achieved through a combination of approaches.

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.

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