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


Virtual Reality and Storytelling for Viking Archaeology

York's Gareth Beale will be discussing the potential of virtual reality in presenting archaeological findings.


The Heat Signatures of Refugee Transit: 'Incoming' by Richard Mosse (2017)

Joint TFTV-English Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Emma Cox (Royal Holloway, University of London).


York Festival of Ideas Fringe Family Fun Afternoon - how to be involved

The call for pitch for activities at the Festival Fringe Family Fun Afternoon on Saturday 9th June - for all York postgraduates in any discipline

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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


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

Posted on Tuesday 9 January 2018

Find out more at our briefing session on 19th January

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.

Research and impact

Research and impact‌‌


Postdoctoral researchers

Postdoctoral researchers


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