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Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships (2021)

Posted on Wednesday 7 October 2020

The Department of History is now inviting expressions of interest for the Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships.

New Centre for Global Health Histories blog post on the elimination of Malaria

Posted on Monday 14 September 2020

A new briefing from the Global Health Histories (GHH) project draws on materials presented at seminars and webinars to look at different aspects of malaria control, and at how this can only be achieved through a combination of approaches.

Express your interest in the British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme

Posted on Monday 3 August 2020

We are now inviting expressions of interest for applications to the 2020/21 British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme.

Obituary: Professor Mark Ormrod

Posted on Monday 3 August 2020

A prolific researcher and leading historian of the later Middle Ages.

York historian named in national award for inspirational teaching

Posted on Wednesday 29 July 2020

Dr John Cooper has been named proxime accessit for the 2020 Royal Historical Society’s Jinty Nelson Award for Inspirational Teaching and Supervision in History.

York historians call for review of UK citizenship test

Posted on Wednesday 22 July 2020

University of York historians have joined forces with other prominent academics to call for a review of the official handbook for the UK citizenship test saying it contains “misleading and false” representations of slavery and empire.

Professor Sanjoy Bhattacharya publishes a new article from 'Local Bases of Global Health' project

Posted on Sunday 5 July 2020

A new Open Access article from 'Local Bases of Global Health' project is now available.

CGHH Director speaks on BBC Ideas: eradication of smallpox

Posted on Friday 12 June 2020

"You just had to look at a smallpox sufferer to be horrified," says Professor Sanjoy Bhattacharya.

QS World Rankings by subject 2020

Posted on Thursday 5 March 2020

Department of History moves into the world top 50

York PhD student publishes article in the Cold War History journal

Posted on Monday 24 February 2020

Tom Shillam has published his first article in a journal on Cold War History

History demonstrates need for urgent action to ensure ethical research in global health emergencies

Posted on Tuesday 28 January 2020

Experts are calling for urgent action to ensure research undertaken in global health emergencies is carried out ethically.

History Department Fellowships

Posted on Tuesday 21 January 2020

We are now soliciting expressions of interest for the UKRI future leaders fellowship.

Yorkshire’s Women Scientists and Innovators Editathon

Posted on Monday 13 January 2020

Join staff and students in an event to improve representation of ‘Yorkshire’s Women Scientists and Innovators’ on Wikipedia.