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


What's on


Global Health Histories Seminar: Ageing and mental health

12.00PM, Keio University, Japan

Dr Hiroaki Matsu'ura (Sho'in University) and Professor Akihito Suzuki (Keio University)


Belonging in Late Medieval Cities

9.30AM, Huntingdon Room, The King's Manor, Exhibition Square, York


Society for Medieval Archaeology 2019 Annual Conference

2.00PM, King’s Manor, University of York (UK), 5-6 July 2019


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Departments and centres

Departments and centres‌‌


Resources for staff

Resources for staff



HRC 2019 PhD Poster Competition

Posted on Tuesday 30 April 2019

We're delighted to announce the results of our 2019 PhD poster competition.

HRC grants available for postgraduate projects

Posted on Friday 15 February 2019

Looking for money to fund an interdisciplinary activity? Apply for a HRC collaborative postgraduate project grant.

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

Posted on Friday 15 February 2019

Open to postgraduates in all faculties of the university. Closing date for proposals: 1 March.

Research and impact

Research and impact‌‌


For potential partners

For Potential Partners‌‌‌‌‌‌‌

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