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New Open Access Article: Traditional Medicine and Primary Health Care in Sri Lanka: Policy, Perceptions, and Practice

Posted on Monday 12 February 2018

Read Margaret Jones' latest co-authored article in Asian Review of World Histories.


In Conversation with Ed Bazalgette and Grant Montgomery

Posted on Monday 12 February 2018

Watch the special forum on the production and design of period dramas.


Expert Reaction: 100 years of women's right to vote

Posted on Tuesday 6 February 2018

This year it is 100 years since the Representation of the People Act 1918 - the act which allowed some women in the UK the right to vote.


Nuffield Council on Bioethics announces membership of research in global health emergencies working group

Posted on Monday 29 January 2018

CGHH's Sanjoy Bhattacharya joins global health emergencies working group


Research team wins funding for Becket 2020

Posted on Friday 12 January 2018

A research team from the Department of History has been awarded nearly £100k in funding linked to the ‘Pilgrimage and England’s Cathedrals’ project.


New Publication from Sanjoy Bhattacharya

Posted on Friday 12 January 2018

Professor Bhattacharya contributes a chapter to the upcoming volume A Global History of Medicine.


York student wins Oliver Sheldon Prize

Posted on Thursday 11 January 2018

Elena Grana has been awarded the 2017 Oliver Sheldon Memorial Trust History Prize


British Academy conference: Burckhardt at 200

Posted on Thursday 21 December 2017

A two-day conference revisits the Swiss historian's accounts of the Italian Renaissance, 31 May


Deprivation of liberty and the right to health

Posted on Monday 18 December 2017

Sanjoy Bhattacharya invited to comment on report to the United Nations Human Rights Council


Post doctoral research positions available

Posted on Thursday 14 December 2017

Do you have a PhD in Politics, International Development or a similar field?


Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships

Posted on Wednesday 13 December 2017

Now inviting expressions of interest


York History professor co-authors article on American journal Soil Science

Posted on Friday 24 November 2017

Professor David Moon's article marks the centenary of the journal


World Health Organization Renews CGHH as Official Collaborating Centre

Posted on Tuesday 21 November 2017

Centre for Global Health Histories will be an official collaborating centre for four more years


Department takes part in BBC History Weekend

Posted on Friday 10 November 2017

PhD students from the Department of History are taking part in the BBC's History Weekend event.


White Rose Doctoral Training Centre fellowship competition

Posted on Friday 10 November 2017

The Department of History is participating in the White Rose Doctoral Training Centre post-doctoral Fellowship competition.


Novel approaches to tackling antimicrobial resistance

Posted on Wednesday 25 October 2017

Suranga Dolamulla selected to attend international workshop


Two York historians are historical advisors in new Gunpowder Plot drama

Posted on Friday 20 October 2017

Dr Hannah Greig and Dr John Cooper advise on BBC’s retelling of the infamous plot


York historian wins American Historical Association prize

Posted on Wednesday 18 October 2017

Dr Laura Stewart receives prestigious prize for book on Scottish Revolution


‘Lost chapel’ of Westminster Palace revealed

Posted on Tuesday 17 October 2017

AHRC-funded 3D visualisation developed by York academics


Conference: Call for papers

Posted on Friday 6 October 2017

Dr Laura Stewart co-organising conference on representations of the popular voice from c.1500


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