Research events

The Department of History runs a diverse programme of research-based events thoughout the year which are an opportunity to share knowledge and stimulate debate.

Departmental Research Seminars

The department runs a lively programme of Research Seminars during the Autumn and Spring terms (usually from Week 2 to Week 10). Everyone is welcome to attend.

The seminars take place on Wednesdays alternating between a 1:00pm start time in V/SCR, Vanbrugh College, and a 5:30pm start time in room V/N/123, Vanbrugh College. Refreshments are available afterwards.

Forthcoming seminars are listed on our main events page, where you can check the time and date of each seminar, and you can find out about previous seminars here.

For further details please contact the convenor: Dr Sethina Watson, tel: 01904 323914, or Events Administrator: Sarah Hall, tel: 01904 322983,


We are involved in delivering a number of conferences and colloquia each year, working with colleagues at York and across the world to share findings and build collaboration.

Forthcoming conferences are listed on our main events page, and you can find out about our extensive programme of previous conferences here.

Seminars and events at our affiliated institutions