The Humanities Research Centre: based in the award-winning Berrick Saul Building

Fostering research excellence across the arts and humanities

Working with partners in heritage, conservation and the media

Taking our research to the local community

Developing and hosting major interdisciplinary research projects

An inspirational place for postgraduate study

A major venue for seminars, public lectures and debates

Humanities Research Centre

The hub for interdisciplinary research and postgraduate life in the arts and humanities at York

About the HRC

About the HRC‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌



Postgraduate Life

Postgraduate students


For the public

For the public


What's on


HRC PhD poster competition exhibition and prize giving

A celebration of the variety of postgraduate research being undertaken across the arts and humanities at York.


Transgender Studies and Art History: The Case of Abstraction

Interdisciplinary postgraduate seminar with Professor David Getsy (School of the Art Institute of Chicago)

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Contact details

Humanities Research Centre
Berrick Saul Building
University of York
YO10 5DD

Tel: +44(0)1904 328097

How to find us

Departments and centres

Departments and centres‌‌


Resources for staff

Resources for staff


For potential partners

For Potential Partners‌‌‌‌‌‌‌


Humanities Research Centre doctoral and postdoctoral fellowships

Posted on Monday 6 March 2017

We are pleased to announce the opening of applications for the Humanities Research Centre Doctoral Fellowships and Postdoctoral Research Fellowships.

The 2017 HRC PhD Poster Competition is now open for entries!

Posted on Wednesday 8 February 2017

York arts and humanities PhD students are invited to produce a poster which gives a taster encounter of their research for a non-specialist audience. Closing date 22nd March.

Run a fun activity at the York Festival of Ideas Fringe Family Fun Afternoon

Posted on Monday 23 January 2017

Deadline for proposals Friday 3rd March

Research and impact

Research and impact‌‌


Postdoctoral researchers

Postdoctoral researchers


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