News 2017

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

York historian launches new exhibition

Posted on Friday 6 October 2017

England the French wars of religion, organised by Dr Eric Durot, will open on 17 October at the Minster Library

Sri Lanka seminar work undertaken by CGHH academic

Posted on Friday 29 September 2017

Professor Sanjoy Bhattacharya delivers training to College of Medical administrators in Sri Lanka

York historian highlighted in article on polio eradication

Posted on Tuesday 12 September 2017

Sanjoy Bhattacharya (Director of the Centre for Global Health Histories) featured in Devex article

British Academy grant achievement

Posted on Friday 8 September 2017

Sabine Clarke wins British Academy Small Grant for project 'Insects, Empire and Britain's 'Warfare State'.

Double grant success

Posted on Tuesday 5 September 2017

Dr Henrice Altink and Dr Alexander Medcalf both awarded grants for major new research projects

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme

Posted on Wednesday 30 August 2017

Express your interest now for opportunities available in 2017/18

Man Booker longlist success

Posted on Friday 28 July 2017

PhD student Fiona Mozley has debut novel 'Elmet' longlisted for prestigious prize

Medical History: William Bynum Essay Prize

Posted on Sunday 23 July 2017

'Diagnosing the Kaiser: Psychiatry, Wilhem II and the question of German war guilt' wins prize

Dr Harry Wilson obituary

Posted on Monday 17 July 2017

Founding member of department remembered

Inspiring Communities in Global Health

Posted on Monday 17 July 2017

Interdisciplinary workshop reflects on the role of community health workers globally

New article published in journal 'Medical History'

Posted on Thursday 6 July 2017

Dr Monica Saavedra's article examines aspects of the history of healthcare in Goa.

BBC Question Time in York

Posted on Tuesday 6 June 2017

Dr Chris Renwick and Dr Mark Roodhouse give expert reactions

International disaster conference workshop

Posted on Friday 2 June 2017

Dr Henrice Altink delivers successful workshop at 2017 platform for Global Disaster Risk Reduction in Mexico

Translating Medicine in the Pre-Modern World c. 1350-1800

Posted on Friday 2 June 2017

A new collaborative project to be kickstarted with two conferences

History student receives prestigious funding award

Posted on Friday 2 June 2017

Yiyun Ding secures funding from Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation

Dr Laura Stewart shortlisted for Longman-History Today book prize

Posted on Monday 22 May 2017

"Rethinking the Scottish Revolution: Covenanted Scotland, 1637-1651" one of six finalists

Wellcome Trust studentship for York MA student

Posted on Friday 19 May 2017

Lu Chen awarded prestigious Medical Humanities PhD studentship for smallpox project

Professor Simon Ditchfield to give Denys Hay lecture at University of Edinburgh

Posted on Friday 12 May 2017

Professor Ditchfield will speak on "Here time becomes space": Roma sancta in the Making of Roman Catholicism as a World Religion" on 6 June

Professor Sanjoy Bhattacharya to advise on major Science Museum exhibition

Posted on Friday 12 May 2017

Professor Bhattacharya, director of the Centre for Global Health Histories, will join the advisory panel for the 5-year touring exhibition about the sun

York history lecturer awarded essay prize

Posted on Thursday 4 May 2017

Dr Emilie Murphy, Lecturer in Early Modern History, has been awarded the prize for the best essay published in Renaissance Studies for 2016

Professor David Wootton to deliver the 2017 Besterman lecture

Posted on Thursday 27 April 2017

On Thursday 18 May 2017, Professor David Wootton will speak on the theme of ‘Adam Smith: poverty and famine’ at Queen's College, University of Oxford.

York historians secure prestigious Leverhulme fellowships

Posted on Tuesday 4 April 2017

Three academics from the Department of History have each been awarded fellowships from the Leverhulme Trust for their upcoming research.

Conference on the uses of history in early modern religious controversies

Posted on Wednesday 29 March 2017

The Department of History is holding a conference on the uses of history in early modern religious controversies on Friday 2 June 2017, 9.30am to 6.15pm.

The centenary of the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia

Posted on Monday 27 March 2017

David Moon, Anniversary Professor in History at the University of York, looks back at the career of Russia's last emperor.

Prestigious MA scholarship opportunity

Posted on Thursday 9 March 2017

History taught MA applicants eligible for £5,000 award

New editorial role

Posted on Monday 6 March 2017

Dr Tara Alberts becomes Book Reviews editor for 'Medical History'

The Daniel Pinfold MA Dissertation Prize

Posted on Wednesday 1 March 2017

New award in memory of former student

Student success stories

Posted on Saturday 25 February 2017

History students celebrate a first novel and a WHO internship

New article: Dictatorship of the Democracy?

Posted on Friday 17 February 2017

Dr Lara Douds on the Russian Council of People's Commissars

Rádio e Televisão de Portugal

Posted on Wednesday 15 February 2017

Dr Monica Saavedra discusses Wellcome-funded Indian healthcare research

Prestigious Wellcome Trust Research Award

Posted on Friday 3 February 2017

Sri Lanka's Director of Tertiary Care joins History to explore anti-microbial resistance

New article: After the Great Fire

Posted on Friday 3 February 2017

Dr Mark Jenner on Valentine Knight and the rebuilding of London

From Stats Man to Ad Man

Posted on Monday 23 January 2017

Dr David Clayton blogs for the British Library

EURIAS Fellowship success

Posted on Tuesday 10 January 2017

Dr Jasper Heinzen to be hosted by the Institut d’études avancées in Paris

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