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News 2013

WRoCAH Funding

Posted on Friday 20 December 2013

White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities will be awarding 66 studentships to eligible candidates starting PhDs at the universities of York, Leeds and Sheffield in October 2014

David Wootton to deliver Carlyle Lectures 2014

Posted on Friday 20 December 2013

David Wootton to deliver Carlyle Lectures 2014 at the University of Oxford

Loyalty and Liberty: American Countersubversion from World War I to the McCarthy Era

Posted on Thursday 19 December 2013

New book from Alex Goodall examines the history of countersubversion in the United States

York, the Making of a City, 1068-1350

Posted on Wednesday 11 December 2013

Sarah Rees Jones' new publication is first book-length study of York between 1068 and 1350

The Otherworld Chronicles

Posted on Wednesday 27 November 2013

Former History student James Jarvis' books published

The Four Crowned Martyrs

Posted on Tuesday 5 November 2013

Dr Laura Crombie receives Santander International Connections award towards a project on the craft guilds of late medieval Ghent

Postgraduate Open Day

Posted on Friday 25 October 2013

Postgraduate open afternoon for History and associated centres

Within the Walls

Posted on Wednesday 9 October 2013

AHRC-funded Collaborative Doctoral research project, involving the University of York's Archaeology and History departments, and the City of York Council, gets underway

Russian Environmental History

Posted on Monday 7 October 2013

Major Russian Environmental History project website goes live

In Our Time: Pascal

Posted on Tuesday 1 October 2013

Professor David Wootton discusses French polymath Blaise Pascal on BBC Radio 4

St. Stephen's Chapel

Posted on Wednesday 25 September 2013

Major new collaboration with the Palace of Westminster on AHRC-funded project

Chivalry and the Ideals of Knighthood in France

Posted on Tuesday 24 September 2013

Craig Taylor's new publication examines the wide-ranging French debates on the martial ideals of chivalry and knighthood during the period of the Hundred Years War (1337–1453)

Contact Hours for History Students at York Announcement

Posted on Wednesday 7 August 2013

Contact Hours for History Students will be increasing by 17 per cent from October 2014

Teaching and Supervising Awards

Posted on Friday 5 July 2013

Awards for the Department of History's excellence

50th Anniversary MA Bursaries

Posted on Tuesday 2 July 2013

Department of History to award three 'Fiftieth Anniversary MA Bursaries' in 2013-14.

RHS Centenary Fellowship

Posted on Tuesday 18 June 2013

History PhD student Emilie Murphy wins RHS Centenary Fellowship

Tuberculosis: A Short History

Posted on Monday 10 June 2013

Details of a new exhibition and publication by the Centre for Global Health Histories

Christians and Jews in Angevin England: The York Massacre of 1190, Narratives and Contexts

Posted on Wednesday 24 April 2013

New publication from Sarah Rees-Jones and Sethina Watson

Reassessing 1970s Britain

Posted on Saturday 13 April 2013

New publication from Lawrence Black

Exploring Russia’s Environmental History and Natural Resources

Posted on Friday 12 April 2013

Leverhulme Trust awards International Network Grant for £123,000 for a project led by Professor David Moon

Barocci: Decorum and Originality

Posted on Wednesday 10 April 2013

Dr Simon Ditchfield of the Department of History in discussion at the National Gallery

BBC Countryfile: Rushton Triangular Lodge

Posted on Wednesday 10 April 2013

History PhD student, Emilie Murphy, on BBC1’s Countryfile to share the findings of her research at the mysterious Rushton Triangular Lodge, Northamptonshire

British Academy awards research fellowship to Nicholas Guyatt

Posted on Sunday 24 March 2013

The Scale of Beings: Race, Colonization and the Prehistory of 'Separate but Equal'

The Plough That Broke the Steppes

Posted on Friday 22 March 2013

David Moon publishes the first environmental history of Russia's Steppes

Black Market Britain, 1935-1955

Posted on Friday 22 March 2013

Mark Roodhouse's book 'Black Market Britain' published

Marie Curie Fellowship

Posted on Tuesday 12 February 2013

Department to welcome winner of prestigious Marie Curie Fellowship

William Bynum Prize

Posted on Wednesday 6 February 2013

Details of a prestigious, international essay competition for doctoral students and early career post-doctoral researchers

American Anti-Imperialism, 1898-1909

Posted on Tuesday 5 February 2013

Listen to an audio recording of a webinar delivered by Dr. Michael Cullinane at the York Centre for the Americas

Global Health Histories Seminars: 2013’s Topics Unveiled

Posted on Tuesday 5 February 2013

The popular Global Health Histories seminar series returns in 2013 with its mission to show how understanding the history of health can help the global public health community respond to the challenges of today

Fiftieth Anniversary Celebrations

Posted on Thursday 31 January 2013

The Department of History is to host a public lecture series given by distinguished academics who have been associated with the Department to celebrates its fiftieth birthday.

Alcuin: The Essay, BBC Radio 3

Posted on Friday 25 January 2013

Dr Mary Garrison features on Radio 3's Anglo-Saxon Portraits telling the story of one of York's most influential sons, Alcuin, on Monday 28th January at 10.45pm.

The Mystery of the Escrick Ring

Posted on Friday 11 January 2013

Leading experts to gather in York to try and solve the mysteries of a unique sapphire ring.

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