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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.

Co-director Announcement

Posted on Tuesday 9 July 2019

Dr João Nunes appointed co-director of the Centre for Global Health Histories. The WHO has also appointed João the Co-Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Global Health Histories

Small-Scale Gold Mining in Ghana

Posted on Wednesday 3 July 2019

On 20-21 June, Professor Henrice Altink hosted a workshop to discuss the preliminary findings of a project on small-scale gold mining in Ghana.

Academic publishes article in the Journal of World History

Posted on Tuesday 25 June 2019

Dr Gerard McCann has contributed an article to a special edition of the Journal of World History

How important is the smallpox eradication story today?

Posted on Tuesday 18 June 2019

The smallpox eradication story offers important lessons for ongoing disease eradication efforts

Book launch at the Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome

Posted on Friday 7 June 2019

‘A Companion to early modern Rome, 1492-1692' co-edited by Professor Simon Ditchfield, will launch at the Royal Netherlands Institute.

Academic to give keynote address at Symposium in USA

Posted on Wednesday 5 June 2019

Professor of Early Modern History to deliver the keynote speech at the annual International Symposium on Jesuit Studies.

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