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


Philosophy of Film, Without Theory Conference

8.45AM, Humanities Research Centre, Berrick Saul Building


Mary Guyatt on Careers in the Heritage Industry

3.00PM, D/L/116, Derwent

Mary Guyatt, Curator of the Jane Austen House Museum


Locating Nancy Holt

4.15PM, SLB/005, Spring Lane Building

Dr James Boaden (History of Art, University of York)

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Departments and centres

Departments and centres‌‌


Resources for staff

Resources for staff



Arts and Humanities Postgraduate Open Afternoon - Wednesday 14th November

Posted on Monday 15 October 2018

Book now to find out about our Masters programmes and PhD study in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Shakespeare's Rose Theatre pre-show talks

Posted on Monday 9 July 2018

Arts and humanities academics from the University of York are giving free pre-show public talks on the plays being performed at the pop-up Shakespeare's Rose Theatre in York

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

Posted on Wednesday 27 June 2018

The finals of the 2018 Humanities Research Centre Doctoral Fellowships Competition were held on the 26th June, and fellowships were awarded to all nine finalists.

Research and impact

Research and impact‌‌


For potential partners

For Potential Partners‌‌‌‌‌‌‌

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