News from 2012

High-tech guide to York city centre churches

Posted on Monday 19 November 2012

An innovative smartphone app allowing people to explore York city centre churches in new and exciting ways has been created by the Centre for the Study of Christianity and Culture

Centre for Global Health Histories to be housed in the HRC

Posted on Wednesday 24 October 2012

The HRC is delighted to welcome the Centre for Global Health Histories (CGHH) to the Berrick Saul Building.

The HRC welcomes new arts and humanities postgraduates

Posted on Friday 5 October 2012

Humanities Research Centre welcome sessions for new postgraduates in the departments of Archaeology, English and Related Literature, History, History of Art, Language and Linguistic Science, Music, Philosophy and Theatre Film and Television will take place in the Berrick Saul Building in Weeks 1 and 2.

The Humanities Research Centre Doctoral Fellowships Finals

Posted on Friday 17 August 2012

Nine HRC doctoral fellowships have been awarded to outstanding 3rd year PhD students

The Leverhulme Trust awards an International Network grant to the History of Art Department

Posted on Monday 16 July 2012

Dr Sarah Turner from the Department of History of Art will lead the 'Enchanted Modernities: Theosophy, Modernism and the Arts. c. 1875-1960' International Network over a period of three years.

New Writers' Day and Festival Fringe Fun Afternoon

Posted on Friday 15 June 2012

Activities for children, talks by new writers, live music and creative writing workshops will be on offer at the Festival of Ideas New Writers' Day on Saturday 23rd June

BBC chief and the Mystery Plays Choir at York Festival of Ideas

Posted on Tuesday 12 June 2012

The BBC’s Chief Operating Officer, Caroline Thomson, will feature in a panel discussion at the York Festival of Ideas Jane Moody Memorial Event at the University of York this week.

Meet the historians

Posted on Thursday 7 June 2012

Leading historians will share new insights at the Festival of Ideas with a series of readings, discussions and book signings.

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Higher York Volunteering Award for research student

Posted on Wednesday 16 May 2012

York postgraduate Ahmed Khaleel was presented with a Higher York Award for Student Volunteering, at a ceremony on 8 May at which his wife Noor also received an award.

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York postgraduate wins publishing prize as 'Next Great Novelist'

Posted on Wednesday 9 May 2012

York postgraduate student Sophie Coulombeau beat strong competition from other talented authors under the age of 30 to win Route’s Next Great Novelist Award.

York launch of Centre for Medieval Literature

Posted on Thursday 19 April 2012

A new centre for the study of medieval European literature will be officially launched in York on Tuesday 8th May

A Celebration for the Life and Work of Professor Jane Moody

Posted on Monday 19 March 2012

On Friday 9th March 2012, Jane Moody’s family, friends, colleagues and students came together to commemorate and celebrate Jane’s life and work.

Archaeology wins Queen's Anniversary Prize

Posted on Tuesday 28 February 2012

The Queen has recognised the Department of Archaeology for its influential role in broadening the scope of archaeology.

Historian wins £1m for medical humanities research

Posted on Friday 24 February 2012

Dr Sanjoy Bhattacharya from the Department of History has won a prestigious Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator Award in Medical Humanities

HRC PhD poster competition - now open to all Arts and Humanities PhD students at York

Posted on Monday 13 February 2012

The third Humanities Research Centre PhD poster competition is now open for entries

Call for applications: Humanities Research Centre postgraduate project grants

Posted on Monday 13 February 2012

Applications are invited for funding of postgraduate projects in the academic year 2012-3

Last call for applications to work on the Impact and Legacy of the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Posted on Wednesday 25 January 2012

Two PhD and one postdoctoral positions available: Deadline 30th and 31st Jan 2012

Memorial events to celebrate the life of Jane Moody

Posted on Wednesday 18 January 2012

Service in York Minster followed by events at the HRC on Friday 9 March 2012

New Director of the Humanities Research Centre

Posted on Thursday 5 January 2012

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Judith Buchanan as Director of the Humanities Research Centre for the coming year.

New opportunities for humanities research on the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Posted on Wednesday 4 January 2012

One postdoctoral position and two fully funded PhD fellowships are available on the EUROTAST project.

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