What's On

Coming up

Thu
24
Jan

Neo-Confucian Sermons as Popular Emotional Education in Eighteenth-Century Japan: The Moral and Pedagogical Philosophy of Hosoi Heishū

5.00PM, BS/008 Berrick Saul Building

Makoto Harris Takao (Max-Planck-institut fur Bildungsforschung/Centre for the History of Emotions, Berlin)

Fri
25
Jan

Early Modern Global Soundscapes: A Workshop

2.00PM, Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building

Fri
25
Jan

Sam Thompson: Reading and Interview

5.15PM, Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul Building, University of York Heslington West Campus

Sat
26
Jan

Holocaust Memorial Day: Turning historical research into performance

6.45PM, TFTV Black Box (TFTV/046). Doors open at 18.30.

Lisa Peschel (University of York, TFTV), Michael Berkowitz (University College London, Hebrew & Jewish Studies)

Sat
26
Jan
Mon
28
Jan

What has driven Mediterranean landscape change since the Neolithic: human or natural agencies?

1.00PM, The Philip Rahtz Theatre (K/133), Kings Manor

Neil Roberts

Tue
29
Jan

Archaeological Maps: Performance and Play

5.30PM, K/159

Piraye Hacıgüzeller

Wed
30
Jan

HRC Graduate Training: PhD Study and Dealing with Stress

10.15AM, The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building

Keith Allen (HRC Deputy Director) and current HRC students

Wed
30
Jan

Global Health Histories Seminar 116: Antimicrobial Resistance

1.00PM, Mødelokale 2 / Conference room 2, Studenternes Hus, Frederik Nielsens Vej 4, 8000 Aarhus C.

Dr Janis K. Lazdins Helds (formerly TDR/WHO, Coordinator Product Development and Evaluation for drugs, diagnostics and vaccines for neglected tropical diseases) and Professor Jens Seeberg (Dept. of Anthropology, Aarhus University)

Wed
30
Jan
Wed
30
Jan

Oscar Wilde, Modernism and the Queering of Realism

4.00PM, Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building, University of York Heslington West Campus

Dr Sos Eltis (University of Oxford)

Thu
31
Jan

A 'Narrative and the Senses' seminar

6.00PM, Seminar Room BS/007, Berrick Saul Building, University of York Heslington West Campus

Dr Claire Chambers and Dr Richard Walsh (Department of English and Related Literature, University of York)

Thu
31
Jan

Female Human Animals - Public Film Screening with Panel Discussion

6.00PM, Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul Building, University of York Heslington West Campus

Thu
31
Jan

YourDIG: Melting Pot Exhibition Launch

6.00PM, DIG Saint Saviourgate York YO1 8NN

Thu
31
Jan
Mon
4
Feb

The Staffordshire Hoard, 2009–2019: piecing together an Anglo-Saxon treasure

4.30PM, The Philip Rahtz theatre - K/133

Professor Tania Dickinson

Wed
6
Feb

HRC Graduate Training: Impact, Interdisciplinarity and HRC opportunities

1.00PM, The Treehouse or the Bowland Auditorium (tbc), Berrick Saul Building

Natalie Fullwood (HRC Impact Manager), Jonathan Eato (Music), Debbie Maxwell (TFTV), Sarah Burton (HRC Senior Research Co-Ordinator), Keith Allen (HRC Deputy Director), Richard Ogden (HRC Director).

Wed
6
Feb

The Mirror-Role of Mother and Family in Child Development

3.00PM, Seminar Room BS/008, Berrick Saul Building, University of York Heslington West Campus

Wed
6
Feb

On Attention-Seeking

5.00PM, Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul Building, University of York Heslington West Campus

Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst

Thu
7
Feb

Alia Trabucco Zerán, Sophie Hughes and Stefan Tobler: And Other Stories in Conversation

6.00PM, Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul Building, University of York Heslington West Campus

Tue
12
Feb

The Shadow of Faux Semblant: Fiction, Deception, and Truth in Late Medieval Allegorical Poetry (France, England, and Italy)

5.30PM, King's Manor, Exhibition Square, York (room to be confirmed)

Marco Nievergelt (University of Warwick)

Tue
12
Feb

The Poetics of Retreat: meditation and space at the Shrine in Mahan

6.30PM, Treehouse, Berrick Saul

Dr. Peyvand Firouzeh

Wed
13
Feb

HRC Graduate Training: Becoming an Academic Writer

1.00PM, The Bowland Auditorium or the Treehouse (tbc), Berrick Saul Building

Holly Squire (Commissioning Editor, The Conversation), Michael McClusky (English), Louise Richardson (Philosophy), Helen Cowie (History)

Wed
13
Feb

"The Whole World’s at Sexes and Sevens": Gender Trouble in 1930s British Cinema

4.00PM, D/L/036, Derwent

Dr Chris O'Rourke (University of Lincoln)

Thu
14
Feb

A 'Historicizing Fictionality' Seminar

6.00PM, Seminar Room BS/007, Berrick Saul Building, University of York Heslington West Campus

David Attwell (Department of English and Related Literature, University of York)

Mon
18
Feb

Amor Mundi: Documentary, Contemporary Art, and the Descriptive Power of Lens-Based Capture

4.30PM, Bowland Auditorium

Erika Balsom, King's College London

Tue
19
Feb

Memory, Emotion and Truth: The Posthumous Trial of Joan of Arc

5.30PM, Bowland Auditorium

Dr Craig Taylor

Wed
20
Feb

HRC Graduate Training: Ethics & Research With Human Participants

1.00PM, Bowland Auditorium or the Treehouse (tbc), Berrick Saul Building

Keith Allen (Chair of Arts and Humanities Ethics Committee), Richard Ogden (HRC Director), James Boaden (History of Art)

Wed
20
Feb

Ten Reasons to Read Radclyffe Hall

5.15PM, Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building, University of York Heslington West Campus

Dr Hannah Roche (University of York)

Wed
20
Feb

Family and kinship in medieval Europe: where are we now?

5.30PM, V/N/123 (Vanbrugh College, University of York)

Matthew Hammond (King's College London)

Thu
21
Feb

Myths and Counter-Myths: Interpreting Roman Catacombs in the Seventeenth Century

5.00PM, BS/008 Berrick Saul Building

Ingo Herklotz (History of Art, University of Marburg)

Fri
22
Feb

Materials from the Margins: A Seljuq Horizon and Pre-Mongol 'Globalism'

6.30PM, Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul

Professor Finbarr Barry (Institute of Fine Arts, NYU)

Mon
25
Feb

The Poetics of Style Empire Eclecticism: Piranesi, Rome, and Alexandria.

4.30PM, Bowland Auditorium BS/005

Caroline van Eck University of Cambridge

Wed
27
Feb

'Democracy and Revolution in Conservative and Unionist Political Thought

1.00PM, W/N/307 (Wentworth College, University of York)

Emily Jones (Cambridge)

Wed
27
Feb

HRC Graduate Training: Beyond the PhD: Academic Careers

1.00PM, The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building

Matt Jenkins, (Archaeology), Laura Mayne (TFTV), Keith Allen (HRC), Richard Ogden (HRC)

Wed
27
Feb

Story-Telling and Staging Romance in Shakespeare’s 'Pericles'

4.00PM, Seminar Room BS/007, Berrick Saul Building, University of York Heslington West Campus

Jane Raisch (Department of English and Related Literature, University of York)

Thu
28
Feb

The Watch-Bitch Now: Reassessing the Natural Woman in Han Kang's 'The Vegetarian'

12.00PM, Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building, University of York Heslington West Campus

Dr Alix Beeston (Cardiff University)

Thu
28
Feb

New Artistic Practices: Instagram as (Plat)Form (Panel Discussion)

3.00PM, Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building, University of York Heslington West Campus

Mon
4
Mar

Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad Wolf? And Why?

4.30PM, Bowland Auditorium

Laura D. Gelfand

Tue
5
Mar

In Conversation with Sara Wajid

5.30PM, K/159

Sara Wajid

Wed
6
Mar
Thu
7
Mar

Translatio Imperii from Pharaonic Egypt to Renaissance Istanbul (via Augustan Rome): A Test Case for 'Ottoman Humanism''

5.00PM, BS/008 Berrick Saul Building

Giancarlo Casale (European University Institute Florence/University of Minnesota)

Thu
7
Mar

Affording Innerscapes: Dreams, Introspective Imagery and the Narrative Exploration of Personal Geographies

6.00PM, Seminar Room BS/007, Berrick Saul Building, University of York Heslington West Campus

Marco Bernini (University of Durham)

Thu
7
Mar
Mon
11
Mar

Displaying the Bayeux Tapestry, now and then

4.30PM, Bowland Auditorium

Christopher Norton

Wed
13
Mar

HRC Graduate Training: Beyond the PhD: Drop-in Academic CV Clinic

2.00PM, The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building

Wed
13
Mar

Aesthetics of Against: A Dialectic of the Contemporary Novel

4.00PM, Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building, University of York Heslington West Campus

Dr Alexandra Kingston-Reese (University of York)

Mon
25
Mar

Deposition interrupted – The Must Farm Pile dwellings

1.00PM, The Philip Rahtz Lecture Theatre (K/133) Kings Manor

Mark Knight

Wed
17
Apr

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