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


Essay Film and Narrative Technique: First Symposium of the BAFTSS ‘Essay Film’ Research Group

Symposium on this non-fiction form exploiting fictional techniques. Extended CFP 30th Sept.


The Politics of Happiness

CModS research seminar by Dr David Dwan (University of Oxford) and Dr Emilie Morin (York). Part of the ‘Political Forms’ CModS research strand


CECS Postgraduate Forum Event

CECS Postgraduate Forum event with speaker Alice Rhodes (University of York)

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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


Arts and humanities success in 3 Minute Thesis competition

Posted on Thursday 20 July 2017

PhD students L Meghan Dennis (Archaeology) and Katherina Walper Gormaz (Language and Linguistic Science) have won second and third prize in the York 3MT competition

HRC doctoral fellowships have been awarded to seven outstanding 3rd year PhD researchers

Posted on Friday 30 June 2017

The finals of the 2017 Humanities Research Centre Doctoral Fellowships Competition were held on the 27th June, and fellowships were awarded to all seven finalists.

HRC 2017 PhD Poster Competition Results

Posted on Thursday 20 April 2017

Poster exhibition celebrates York arts and humanities postgraduate research

Research and impact

Research and impact‌‌


Postdoctoral researchers

Postdoctoral researchers


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