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New book on Caribbean development by York historian

Posted on Friday 14 September 2018

Dr Sabine Clarke, senior lecturer in modern history, has published the first account of Britain's plans for industrial development in its Caribbean colonies.

Linking California and Imperial Britain

Posted on Monday 10 September 2018

York historian will examine the complex relationship between the British Empire and the American Pacific Coast.

Master's Programme Awards Success

Posted on Tuesday 4 September 2018

York’s MA in Medical History and Humanities receives Wellcome Trust Award

Secondment Success

Posted on Tuesday 28 August 2018

Sarah Hartley awarded fellowship to work at the WHO Regional Office for Europe

Express your interest in the British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme

Posted on Wednesday 22 August 2018

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme opportunities, for 2018/19, is now open to expressions of interest.

The Sun: Living With Our Star

Posted on Tuesday 21 August 2018

Over the past year CGHH’s Sanjoy Bhattacharya has been involved in a new Science Museum exhibition about the Sun.

Department of History Professor joins Austrian journal board

Posted on Friday 10 August 2018

Professor David Moon has joined Jahrbuch für Geschichte des ländlichen Raumes.

Podcast - For Your Welfare

Posted on Wednesday 8 August 2018

Listen to the story of the launch of the UK’s Welfare State, in a conversation with Dr Chris Renwick.

York Academic to spend year at Nazarbayev University

Posted on Friday 3 August 2018

David Moon will spend a year in Kazakhstan, teaching various courses in Russian, Eurasian, and transnational history.

Remembering across the Iron Curtain

Posted on Thursday 2 August 2018

Between 2 and 4 September, a conference on Holocaust memory in the cold war will be hosted in Berrick Saul building.

Research Network on the Violence and the State

Posted on Wednesday 25 July 2018

York academic will be part of the leadership team for a new White Rose network.

First Titles in the Global Health Histories Monograph Series

Posted on Tuesday 24 July 2018

Read more about the newest publications in the Global Health Histories series

York historian interviewed for CBC News

Posted on Wednesday 18 July 2018

Dr John Cooper spoke about the growth of diversity on period television dramas and his experience as a historical consultant.

Keywords and semantic change in the early modern period

Posted on Wednesday 18 July 2018

A York professor has brought together historians, that specialise in history and literature, to analyse conceptual revolution of the early modern period.

Transnational approaches to the French Wars of Religion

Posted on Wednesday 18 July 2018

York Research Fellow organised a conference that aimed to rethink religious French wars via transnational approaches.

Express your interest in the Future Leaders Fellowships

Posted on Friday 13 July 2018

The UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships scheme is now open to expressions of interest.

Seminar report: Vaccine Hesitancy – why do some people not vaccinate?

Posted on Monday 9 July 2018

Read a report and access the recording from the 107th Global Health Histories seminar on vaccine hesitancy

Caribbean foodscapes

Posted on Wednesday 4 July 2018

Dr Henrice Altink attended the first workshop from the 'Historical and epidemiological transitions in urban Caribbean foodscapes' project.

HRC Doctoral Fellowship Competition 2018

Posted on Friday 29 June 2018

History 3rd year PhD researcher has been awarded HRC Doctoral Fellowship.

York historians feature in panel on women in China

Posted on Monday 25 June 2018

Two members of the Department of History, PhD candidate Ding Yiyun and Dr Jon Howlett, gave papers in a special panel titled 'Women in China: past and present' at the June 2018 meeting of the York Asia Research Network (YARN). They were joined by Sanna Eriksson from the Centre for Applied Human Rights.

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