Posted on Saturday 24 December 2011
Sanjoy Bhattacharya named editor of Medical History journal
Posted on Friday 23 December 2011
€4.3 million project into slavery and its legacy
Posted on Monday 21 November 2011
Edward III and The Queen's Agent nominated as Books of the Year
Posted on Tuesday 15 November 2011
Exciting new opportunities for funded doctoral research at York
Posted on Monday 14 November 2011
Elizabeth Buettner gives Radio 3 broadcast on E. H. Carr's seminal book
Posted on Thursday 10 November 2011
New monograph on natural history in the Spanish Empire in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries
Posted on Saturday 5 November 2011
Major new project explores immigration to England in the later Middle Ages
Posted on Friday 4 November 2011
York student wins transport history essay prize
Posted on Thursday 20 October 2011
For two months in a row, BBC History Magazine has featured research by York historians as its cover story
Posted on Saturday 1 October 2011
The Department of History has received its highest ever scores in the National Student Survey
Posted on Monday 26 September 2011
John Cooper's new book, The Queen's Agent, serialised on BBC Radio Four
Posted on Tuesday 16 August 2011
The first successful applicants for the Wellcome Trust Masters Awards were announced today, supporting the brightest minds in the History of Medicine and Medical Humanities.
Posted on Friday 12 August 2011
York teams up with Gilder Lehrman and Yale University to host seminar series on the history of the transatlantic slave trade
Posted on Monday 1 August 2011
August 2011 sees the release of a pathbreaking new study of African-Jamaican womanhood by Henrice Altink.
Posted on Tuesday 5 July 2011
Congratulations to 252 History students who graduate this year with a York BA, over 94 percent with a 2.i or above!
Posted on Tuesday 5 July 2011
Bill Sheils and Allen Warren retire after a combined 52 years at York
Posted on Wednesday 8 June 2011
Two of the department's researchers receive university teaching awards for supporting their students learning.
Posted on Wednesday 1 June 2011
The department welcomes the arrival of a new monograph series, edited by York historian Dr Sanjoy Bhattacharya.
Posted on Tuesday 19 April 2011
The Department welcomes applications for a new MA in Public History to begin study in October 2012. Professor Helen Weinstein, director of the Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past will convene the programme. Aimed at recent graduates and experienced practitioners, the programme will prepare students for careers in this field as well as further research into public history.
Posted on Friday 1 April 2011
This July, the 5th Annual Conference of the York History Research Society will address the theme of conquest and expansionism. This is a free postgraduate conference, run by postgraduates for postgraduates. The organising committee welcomes proposals for 20-minute papers.
Posted on Thursday 24 February 2011
York had a library and school of European renown in the eighth century. But it vanished. Was it exported, recopied or destroyed during the Viking violence of 867. A new exhibition at York Minster Library tries to solve the mystery.
Posted on Wednesday 23 February 2011
The Department welcomes applications for five AHRC awards for doctoral research. Successful applicants will have all their tuition fees paid for three years and receive an annual maintenance grant of £13,590.
Posted on Tuesday 18 January 2011
The World Health Organization's Global Health Histories project links up with the department.
Posted on Monday 17 January 2011
Congratulations to four of our research students on their successful vivas.