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News 2010

Conspiracies Real and Imagined - Call for Papers

Posted on Wednesday 22 December 2010

The organisers of the 2011 York Cultural History Conference on 'Conspiracies Real & Imagined', which will take place in September, invite researchers to submit paper proposals of up to 300 words.

Four Research Successes

Posted on Wednesday 22 December 2010

Members of the department receive major research awards from four different funders worth just over £350,000 in total.

Study in the US next Year

Posted on Tuesday 7 December 2010

Application forms to spend next academic year studying in the US at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are now available for all undergraduates.

Pioneering the History of Black Britain

Posted on Monday 1 November 2010

Yale University to honour the life's work of Jim Walvin, emeritus professor of history at York.

Stuart Carroll wins Book Prize

Posted on Monday 1 November 2010

The American Historical Association awarded the J. Russell Major Prize 2010 for the best work in English on any aspect of French history to Stuart Carroll.

Helping Royal Mail celebrate the steam age

Posted on Wednesday 27 October 2010

A new Histories in Action case study reveals how York historian Colin Divall helped the Royal Mail design the Great British Railways stamps.

Gendering Borders

Posted on Thursday 16 September 2010

Just published - a new book co-edited by York lecturer Henrice Altink

Conversion Narratives

Posted on Wednesday 28 July 2010

English and History win joint award of £457,645 for three year interdisciplinary project

New Departmental Publication

Posted on Wednesday 2 June 2010

Prof. David Wootton, Galileo: Watcher of the Skies (Yale University Press, 2010)

The British Empire

Posted on Wednesday 2 June 2010

More about our research clusters and special interests

How to be an eighteenth-century duchess

Posted on Friday 1 August 2008

"Would an eighteenth-century gentleman wink? What’s a strong eighteenth-century swear word? Who were the Whigs anyway?"

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