What's On

Coming up

Tue
21
May

Which came first: the romance or the ballad?

5.30PM, K/133, King's Manor, Exhibition Square, York

Professor Laura Ashe (University of Oxford)

Wed
22
May

Making Harewood and the Modern World

6.00PM, K/133, King's Manor

Dr Jonathan Finch

Thu
23
May

Scribal Cultures in Late Medieval England: A Conference in honour of Linne R. Mooney

10.00AM, Huntingdon Room, King's Manor, Exhibition Square, York

Thu
23
May

Public Lecture: Professor Rosemary Joyce

6.00PM, King's Manor K/133

Professor Rosemary Joyce

Tue
28
May

Living amidst the ruins: A social geography of eighteenth-century Whitehall

4.30PM, K/G07, King's Manor

Juliet Learmouth (Birkbeck University of London)

Thu
30
May

Thomas Browne and the mystery of numbers

5.30PM, Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul Building

Professor Jessica Wolfe (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Thu
30
May

Landscapes of Reform: Ottoman Palace Gardens of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century

6.30PM, Berrick Saul Treehouse

Dr Deniz Turker (The University of Cambridge)

Fri
31
May

Thinking with Mysticism

6.00PM, Humanities Research Centre, Berrick Saul Building, University of York Heslington West Campus

Mon
3
Jun

York Summer Theory Institute: Art History and Phenomenology

1.30PM, Hosted by the History of Art department, University of York

Professor Whitney Davis, University of California at Berkeley

Tue
4
Jun

Global Health Histories Seminar:Safety and Society: Cycle helmet debates

12.30PM, University of York, UK

Speaker to be confirmed

Tue
4
Jun

City of Beasts: How animals shaped Georgian London

4.30PM, K/G07, King's Manor

Dr Thomas Almeroth-Williams (University of Cambridge)

Tue
4
Jun

Jackson Pollock's Mural in the Light of Photography.

5.00PM, Bowland Auditorium BS/005

Professor Whitney Davis

Wed
5
Jun

Chaucer's Pardoner and the Rhetoric of Metafiction and Metalepsis

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

Dr Richard Walsh (University of York)

Wed
5
Jun

Beer and Ballads

8.00PM, Black Swan Inn, Peasholme Green

Ballads and music from Alva and convened by Jon Mee

Thu
6
Jun

Small Things in the Eighteenth Century

9.00AM, The King's Manor, University of York

Plenary Speakers: Hanneke Grootenboer (Professor of History of Art, St Peter's College, Worcester College, University of Oxford) & Dror Wahrman (Vigevani Chair in European Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Thu
6
Jun

Flying/Drowning: Heidi Bucher’s Spatial Impressions

5.00PM, Bowland Auditorium BS/005

Megan Luke Associate Professor, Art History, University of Southern California

Fri
7
Jun

Policing a World of Wonder: The Roman Inquisition and Learned Magic

6.30PM, Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul Building

Dr Neil Tarrant (CREMS Research Associate)

Sat
8
Jun

Festival Fringe Family Fun Afternoon

1.00PM, Ron Cooke Hub, East Campus

Sun
9
Jun

Peterloo: Mike Leigh in conversation

2.00PM, Piazza Building, University of York

Mike Leigh

Sun
9
Jun

Festival Film Screening: Peterloo

3.30PM, Piazza Building, University of York

Mike Leigh (Director)

Tue
11
Jun

The Aesthetics of Autonomy

4.30PM, K/G07, King's Manor

Marte Stinis (University of York)

Tue
11
Jun

Afterlives of the Roman de la rose, between England and France

5.30PM, K/111, King's Manor, Exhibition Square, York

Dr Philip Knox (University of Cambridge)

Thu
13
Jun

The American Environment: Histories of Conflict Over Energy, Water and Treatied Space

5.30PM, Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul Building, University of York

Professor Joy Porter

Fri
14
Jun

Art as Commodities / Commodities as Art: An Interdisciplinary Conference

9.30AM, Berrick Saul Building, University of York

Tue
18
Jun

Prudence or Pathology? The Figure of the Miser in the Eighteenth-Century Money It-Narrative

4.30PM, K/G07, King's Manor

Charmaine Falzon (Queen Mary University of London)

Wed
19
Jun

Michael Donkor: Reading and Interview

5.00PM, The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building, University of York

Michael Donkor, novelist

Thu
20
Jun

Designing Cultural Heritage Events that Facilitate Intercultural Dialogue: An Example from the Sultanate of Oman in the Middle East

12.30PM, The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building

Dr Christa Knellwolf King (Associate Professor of English Literature, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman and Honorary Visiting Fellow, Department of English and Related Literature, University of York)

Tue
25
Jun

Global Health Histories Seminar: Ageing and mental health

12.00PM, Keio University, Japan

Dr Hiroaki Matsu'ura (Sho'in University) and Professor Akihito Suzuki (Keio University)

Fri
28
Jun

Belonging in Late Medieval Cities

9.30AM, Huntingdon Room, The King's Manor, Exhibition Square, York

Fri
5
Jul

Society for Medieval Archaeology 2019 Annual Conference

2.00PM, King’s Manor, University of York (UK), 5-6 July 2019

Wed
10
Jul

HRC calendar

HRC calendar

We organise an annual calendar of events for the arts and humanities research community, including postgraduate training sessions, interdisciplinary seminars, competitions and celebrations.

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Interdisciplinary events

The Proposition

The Proposition - a workshop series to explore interdisciplinary ideas and develop interdisciplinary projects in and beyond the arts and humanities

Lightning Rods‌‌

Lightning Rods - presenting and contesting dynamic, provocative ideas in the arts and humanities

Public lectures

The University of York organises free public lectures on a wide variety of topics and aimed at a general audience.

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Departments' and centres' events

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