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

Fostering research excellence across the arts and humanities

Sensory Stories - an AHRC funded postgraduate public engagement project

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 serminars, 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


The Lakes, the Deep Future and the Sublime

Sarah May (University College London)


Ethics and qualitative and quantitative research in the arts and humanities

HRC graduate training session for all arts and humanities postgraduates and staff.


The Amerikan Steppe: Researching American history in a transnational context

York Centre for the Americas workshop with Professor David Moon

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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


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.

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

York archaeologist awarded major funding prize

Posted on Monday 31 October 2016

Dr Camilla Speller from the Department of Archaeology has been awarded the prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize worth £100,000

Research and impact‌‌

Research and impact


Postdoctoral researchers

Postdoctoral researchers


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