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News 2016

'In Our Time' Radio 4 appearance

Posted on Thursday 29 December 2016

Professor David Wootton discusses German astronomer Johannes Kepler

William Bynum Lecture 2016

Posted on Thursday 29 December 2016

Now available online: Dr Chris Renwick on 20th century social biology and progressive politics

'Medical History' editorial milestone

Posted on Tuesday 20 December 2016

Five year anniversary for Centre for Global Health Histories

Editorial role for Professor

Posted on Friday 9 December 2016

Sanjoy Bhattacharya joins new journal on social history of medicine and health

Vendetta dans le midi

Posted on Wednesday 7 December 2016

Professor Stuart Carroll gives invited lecture at Paris-Sorbonne

Visit to Chernobyl exclusion zone

Posted on Thursday 1 December 2016

New insights from Professor David Moon on the legacy of the disaster

WHO seminars milestone

Posted on Monday 28 November 2016

Global Health Histories series reaches 100th event

Question Time: Electing the next WHO Director-General

Posted on Saturday 5 November 2016

Centre for Global Health Histories co-organises event showcasing candidates

Boost for Chinese researchers of British history

Posted on Monday 31 October 2016

New online resource part of burgeoning links with leading Chinese universities

Unlocking the secrets of climate resilience

Posted on Tuesday 25 October 2016

New ESRC-funded project to understand environmental change in Colombian Caribbean

Professor is Cundill Prize finalist

Posted on Wednesday 19 October 2016

David Wootton shortlisted for world's most lucrative award for historical non-fiction

Making a difference

Posted on Monday 10 October 2016

Dr Sabine Clarke receives award for contribution to pedagogy project

How naughty was the past?

Posted on Thursday 15 September 2016

Dr Emma Wells explores the medieval Church in new History Extra article

Poldark trail at Cornwall Museum

Posted on Friday 2 September 2016

Dr Hannah Greig curates new guide to 18th century collections ahead of latest series

NSS success for History

Posted on Monday 15 August 2016

Overall satisfaction climbs in latest National Student Survey

WRoCAH award success

Posted on Friday 29 July 2016

Four History PhD students secure prestigious studentships

A history of tattoos

Posted on Thursday 28 July 2016

Dr Sarah Wood uses France as colourful case study in new article

Royal Historical Society award

Posted on Friday 15 July 2016

Article by Dr Tom Johnson runner up in prestigious Alexander Prize

Major prize for History graduate

Posted on Thursday 14 July 2016

Sophie Hurst receives Chancellor's Leadership Award at Graduation ceremony

World Universities Network grants

Posted on Tuesday 12 July 2016

York postgraduates win scholarships to study at the Chinese University Hong Kong

Leverhulme Trust grant success

Posted on Thursday 7 July 2016

Dr Sethina Watson to explore the record making of Archbishop Walter de Gray (1215-55)

Publication achievement for York graduate

Posted on Thursday 7 July 2016

Joe Mackenzie shares dissertation in international journal


Posted on Friday 1 July 2016

A response from the Department of History

Reconstructing Glastonbury Abbey Church

Posted on Friday 1 July 2016

Christianity and Culture produce digital images to enhance visitor experience

Teaching receives international recognition

Posted on Thursday 30 June 2016

York History staff honoured by the Higher Education Academy

The Americas after Global History

Posted on Tuesday 7 June 2016

Workshop gives platform to early-career scholars, and paves way for research stream

York students in international conference

Posted on Monday 6 June 2016

PhD students from York, Bielefeld, and Lund share findings and contest their work

Celebrating great teaching

Posted on Tuesday 31 May 2016

Winners of our staff teaching awards announced - as voted for by the students

Japan's 'newfound' militarism

Posted on Friday 27 May 2016

Dr Oleg Benesch explores long-running debate in new article

York City Environment Observatory

Posted on Monday 23 May 2016

History Department in exciting new interdisciplinary project

Sharing Caribbean research

Posted on Monday 23 May 2016

Dr Sarah Wood gives invited paper at regional seminar

New technology enhances Cathedral stories

Posted on Monday 16 May 2016

Centre for Christianity and Culture launches touchscreens at Worcester and Lichfield

Fundação Oriente grant success

Posted on Friday 13 May 2016

Global Health Histories Research Fellow wins grant for Goa project

Charity football tournament

Posted on Tuesday 10 May 2016

History team runners-up in event for Refugee Action

International role for York graduate

Posted on Monday 9 May 2016

Dr Jonas van Tol to work at the University of Leiden

Three new lecturers join the Department

Posted on Tuesday 3 May 2016

We are delighted that three new lecturers will join us in the Autumn

History at York in top 10!

Posted on Wednesday 27 April 2016

We are proud to announce our ranking in the 2017 Complete University Guide

The 60s, socialism, science fiction, soul music...

Posted on Monday 25 April 2016

Dr Gerard McCann explores African independence in a new article

Radio New Zealand interview

Posted on Monday 18 April 2016

Professor David Moon discusses research on Russian environmental history

Exciting ESRC studentship

Posted on Friday 15 April 2016

Fully-funded PhD studentship on transport, migration and policing, 1750-1950 - apply by 29 April

New staff teaching exchange

Posted on Wednesday 13 April 2016

Dr Jon Howlett in Erasmus+ funded visit to Lund

Delegation to China

Posted on Monday 11 April 2016

History staff join Arts and Humanities delegation

York Professor gives keynote lecture

Posted on Wednesday 6 April 2016

David Moon discusses Amerikan Steppes project at interdisciplinary conference

WHO Global Health Histories seminar

Posted on Thursday 24 March 2016

Professor Sanjoy Bhattacharya chairs event in Sri Lanka

Making History on Radio 4

Posted on Tuesday 22 March 2016

Dr Oleg Benesch joins the discussion on popular BBC show

Major new research grant

Posted on Tuesday 22 March 2016

Professor Mark Ormrod wins major grant from Humanities in the European Research Area (HERA)

Afro-Asian AHRC research network

Posted on Tuesday 15 March 2016

Dr Gerard McCann joins network exploring transnational alliances in the 1950s and 60s

Student contributes to parliamentary report

Posted on Thursday 10 March 2016

Centre for Global Health Histories student has role in important new report

British Academy grant success

Posted on Wednesday 9 March 2016

Dr Gerard McCann wins British Academy Small Research Grant for East Africa project

Science Museum PhD studentship

Posted on Saturday 5 March 2016

University teams up with the Science Museum to offer AHRC-funded history studentship

York professor in Russia visit

Posted on Friday 4 March 2016

York history professor David Moon shares his knowledge with students and academics in Moscow and St Petersburg

New White Rose studentship announced

Posted on Thursday 25 February 2016

Fully funded PhD studentship on transport, migration and policing, 1750-1950 - apply by 18 March

Exciting new MA scholarship

Posted on Monday 22 February 2016

New University scholarship worth £5,000 for York graduates – apply by 1 March for your chance to win the award

York Historic Town Atlas Study Day

Posted on Friday 5 February 2016

An illustrated atlas of the history of the remarkable city of York, concentrating on the growth and form of the settlement across two thousand years, was published in December 2015

Bielefeld-Lund-York Graduate Conference

Posted on Wednesday 3 February 2016

A Graduate Conference is to take place in Bielefeld (Germany) between 23-24 May 2016 including contributions from PhD students studying at Lund (Sweden) and York

Lund-York PhD Student Desk Exchange

Posted on Wednesday 3 February 2016

An exciting initiative between Lund University and the University of York to host a PhD student desk exchange

England's Medieval Immigrants: Migration History Resources for Schools

Posted on Thursday 28 January 2016

Professor Mark Ormrod has been awarded £68,912 by the Arts & Humanities Research Council, under the Follow-on Funding scheme, for a project titled 'England's Medieval Immigrants: Migration History Resources for Schools'.

Marie Curie Fellowship

Posted on Monday 25 January 2016

The Department of History is pleased to announce that Professor Stuart Carroll has been successful in his application for a Marie Curie Fellowship for Eric Durot (Université Paris-Sorbonne, Paris IV).

Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships 2016/17

Posted on Monday 11 January 2016

The Wolfson Foundation has announced that it will be renewing its PhD Scholarship programme for 2016/17.

CGHH Director joins Panel of Advisors for the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission

Posted on Thursday 7 January 2016

An update on the recent external activity of the Director of the Centre for Global Health Histories, Professor Sanjoy Bhattacharya.

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