Events in 2012-13

Intellectural Integrity? How to be a public intellectual

Tuesday 9 July 2013

To coincide with the 50th Anniversary of the University of York, The Integrity Project is collaborating with the Department of Philosophy's board for academic practice to organise a series of events on the theme Intellectual Integrity? How to be a public intellectual.

Digital Heritage 2013: Interfaces with the Past

Saturday 6 July 2013

Centre for Digital Heritage inaugural conference

Perspectives on Sound Design

Friday 5 July 2013

This symposium brings together leading international academics, researchers and practitioners to discuss the definition and boundaries of the emergent field of sound design.

The Place of Public Service Broadcasting: Transnationalism, Localism and Identity in the Digital Age

Thursday 4 July 2013

This conference will explore the role of public service broadcasting in contemporary media and culture as traditional broadcasters develop new strategies in order to retain and redefine their relevance for the digital era.

Neoliberalism, Crisis and the World System

Tuesday 2 July 2013

A two-day interdisciplinary conference exploring the economic and socio-political dynamics of 'neoliberalism' in relation to the contemporary 'crisis' of capital and set against a foundational concern with the capitalist world system

Encounters, Affinities, Legacies: the Eighteenth Century in the Present Day

Friday 28 June 2013

This two-day international, interdisciplinary academic conference and arts festival seeks to explore the complex webs of interconnection between the long eighteenth century and the ‘long’ twentieth century, from 1900 to the present.

Owenvarragh: A Belfast circus on "The Star Factory"

Thursday 27 June 2013

‘A circus of sound, words, and images’: live recitation, recordings and images from poet and novelist Ciaran Carson’s elegy to Belfast, The Star Factory, devised by Martin Dowling and Una Monaghan, from John Cage’s 1979 Roaratorio, an Irish circus on Finnegan’s Wake, with live music performed by traditional musicians from Belfast.

A reading by Seamus Heaney

Wednesday 26 June 2013

An exclusive and rare opportunity to hear Irish poet and Nobel Laureate, Seamus Heaney, read from a selection of his poetry.

North and South: The Latitude of Letters

Wednesday 26 June 2013

The North South conference seeks to discuss the impact that relationships between Norths and Souths have had on literature and culture by examining the connections between geography and representation, with the ultimate goal of achieving a clearer understanding of the factors that converge to create dichotomies of this scale and subtlety, as well as their repercussions on culture and society

Synergies: The Role of Collectors, Critics, Curators in Artistic Practice c. 1780-1914

Wednesday 26 June 2013

Afternoon workshop to examine the fraught but often productive relationships between artists, collectors, critics and curators in the long nineteenth century

What is Unnatural Narratology?

Tuesday 25 June 2013

Inaugural event of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Narrative Studies, with speaker Brian Richardson (University of Maryland)

Copying the Middle English New Testament: Some manuscript relationships and their implications

Tuesday 25 June 2013

CMS Research Seminar with speaker Matti Peikola (University of Turku, Finland, & CMS Visiting Professor)

Unnatural Stories, Plots, Progressions and Endings

Tuesday 25 June 2013

A graduate workshop led by Brian Richardson (University of Maryland)

Anti-Happenings/ Anti-Politics: Experimental Art in Late Socialist Central Europe

Monday 24 June 2013

Centre for Modern Studies postgraduate forum seminar with Dr Klara Kemp-Welch, Courtauld Institute of Art

Sensing the Sacred: Religion and the Senses, 1300-1800

Friday 21 June 2013

Two-day interdisciplinary conference, 21-22 June 2013

Language change across the lifespan: longitudinal research on Montreal French

Thursday 20 June 2013

Special lecture by Gillian Sankoff (University of Pennsylvania)

Dating "Everyman" (not as slutty as it sounds)

Wednesday 19 June 2013

Eric Rasmussen (Univ of Nevada) CREMS Seminar

Social vs. structural factors in linguistic change

Wednesday 19 June 2013

Special lecture by William Labov (University of Pennsylvania)

Putting England in its Place: Cultural Production and Cultural Relations in the High Middle Ages

Tuesday 18 June 2013

An afternoon presentation of CMS (York) papers given at the 33rd Annual Conference of the Center for Medieval Studies, Fordham University (9-10 March 2013)

Festival Fringe family fun afternoon

Saturday 15 June 2013

As part of the York Festival of Ideas, postgraduate students from the arts and humanities departments at York will lead an afternoon of fun activities for the community - suitable for children aged 7-13 and their parents.

Renaissance Reincarnations on the Page

Saturday 15 June 2013

This event explores how Renaissance afterlives are created in Historical Fiction and Biography Open to all, ‘Renaissance Reincarnations on the Page’ on Saturday, 15 June at St William’s College, offers a chance to hear Germaine Greer and Robert Hutchinson as they discuss the process of re-creating early modern personalities for a modern audience.

Renaissance Reincarnations on the Page

Saturday 15 June 2013

Supported by CREMS and the Department of Theatre, Film and Television

Concluding Freud

Wednesday 12 June 2013

The third in series of three public lectures by psychoanalyst, literary critic and essayist, Adam Phillips

Adam Phillips Summer Seminar

Wednesday 12 June 2013

The third in a series of three postgraduate seminars by psychoanalyist, literary critic and essayist, Adam Phillips

Eccentric Objects: Sculpture in the 1960s

Tuesday 11 June 2013

A talk and roundtable discussion

Federalism and Constitution-Making in the Post-Revolutionary Americas

Thursday 6 June 2013

The York Centre for the Americas Symposium, 6th June

Reading by Gillian Slovo

Wednesday 5 June 2013

The John Tilney Writer in Residence this term is the distinguished and versatile South African born writer, Gillian Slovo.

Describing Maps in the Middle Ages: verbal and visual culture from the eighth to the beginning of the fourteenth century

Wednesday 5 June 2013

Medieval Literatures Seminar with speaker Patrick Gautier Dalché (Institut de Recherche et d'histoire des textes, Sorbonne)

Creative Dissidence: A Workshop on Art and Activism

Wednesday 5 June 2013

History of Art workshop

The European Marvell

Tuesday 4 June 2013

Patrides Lecture, 2013

Representing the Industrial Scene: Lowry in Context 1900-1980

Tuesday 4 June 2013

Symposium examining the art historical context of L.S. Lowry's work

A legacy of Everest: Khunde Hospital and primary health care in Nepal

Monday 3 June 2013

Centre for Global Health Histories evening lecture by Dr Susan Heydon, University of Otago

Literature, Politics and Religion in the Dutch Republic: 'True Freedom' and an Anglo-Dutch perspective

Monday 3 June 2013

Nigel Smith (Princeton), CREMS Postgraduate Workshop

Advertising and Consumer Culture

Friday 31 May 2013

Centre for Modern Studies Postgraduate Forum third annual symposium

Digital Communication and Health

Wednesday 29 May 2013

Part of the Global Health Histories Seminar series. Presented in association with the World Health Organisation and the Wellcome Trust

Poetics & Prose Theory in Early Modern English

Wednesday 29 May 2013

Thomas Browne 6, 2013 Symposium, CREMS

Art Outside the Canon: A Workshop

Tuesday 28 May 2013

This workshop begins from an enquiry into the nature of the discipline of the history of art – as it is manifested in art historical writing and exhibition making – it aims to test how far its methods are adequate for examining modern and contemporary art works which have been either produced or received (in whole or in part) outside of canonical circumstances.

Theatre Film and Television Postgraduate Symposium

Friday 24 May 2013

4th annual postgraduate symposium

PEN, Justice and the Creative Process

Thursday 23 May 2013

Readings and discussion with Writer in Residence, Gillian Slovo, and South African crime writer, Margie Orford

The Oral Bishop: The Epicurean Theology of Earl-Bishop Frederick Hervey (1730-1803)

Tuesday 21 May 2013

CECS Research Seminar with speaker May Willa Murphy (University of Ulster)

Feminist Object(ive)s: Writing Art History

Tuesday 21 May 2013

Postgraduate symposium exploring the aims, challenges and complications of writing art histories from a feminist standpoint

Understanding Baroque Ivory Sculptures: the Collection at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Monday 20 May 2013

Department of History of Art research seminar with Marjorie Trusted, Senior Curator of Sculpture at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Modern and medieval poetry reading by Bernard O'Donoghue

Thursday 16 May 2013

A modern and medieval poetry reading by poet Bernard O'Donoghue

Shakespeare’s Globe in light of its Audiences

Wednesday 15 May 2013

Public Lecture - 50 Years of Education at York

Capitalism Without Images

Wednesday 15 May 2013

Professor T J Clark, Professor Emeritus at the University of California at Berkeley and Visiting Professor at York presents this lecture.

Capuchin Model of Leadership: the Pére Ange (Henri de Joyeuse) 1563-1608

Wednesday 15 May 2013

Peter Goddard (Guelph), CREMS Seminar

Quills and other feathers: Elizabeth Montagu and the matter of life writing

Tuesday 14 May 2013

CECS research seminar with Elizabeth Eger (King's College London)

Carlstadt's Wagon: Visual propaganda for the Reformation

Friday 10 May 2013

Postgraduate Seminar with Lyndal Roper (Oxford) and Jenny Spinks (Manchester)

Visual Culture in Crisis: Britain c.1800-Present

Friday 10 May 2013

A two-day conference

Love, Anger and Envy: Emotions and the early Reformation

Thursday 9 May 2013

Aylmer Lecture 2013 by Lyndal Roper, Fellow and Regius Professor of History, Oriel College, Oxford

HRC Postgraduate Open Forum

Tuesday 7 May 2013

For all arts and humanities postgraduates

Cinematic (ab)normality

Monday 6 May 2013

Centre for Modern Studies Postgraduate Forum seminar

Giovanni Morelli and his friend Giorgione: Connoisseurship, Science and Irony

Monday 6 May 2013

Department of History of Art research seminar with Luke Uglow

"I Am Changing, And Things Around Me Change": making a revolutionary generation in Ireland, 1890-1916

Thursday 2 May 2013

Department of English Jacques Berthoud lecture by Professor R.F. Foster (Carroll Professor of Irish History at the University of Oxford)

Creative Writing and English Literature: The State of the Disciplines. An interactive panel

Thursday 2 May 2013

Final speaker event in the interdisciplinary research project 'Strange Bedfellows?: Creativity and Analysis in an Age of Austerity'

The Poisoned Gift of Forgiveness in 'Jane Eyre'

Wednesday 1 May 2013

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Henry Staten (University of Washington)

A Labour of Trust: Working (at) Ensemble Interaction

Wednesday 1 May 2013

Music research seminar

Women and the Popular in Early Modern England

Wednesday 1 May 2013

CREMS Afternoon workshop, with guest speakers Laura Gowing (King's London), Adrian Wilson (Leeds)

Anna Barbauld's Stoic Politics and the Question of Patriotism

Tuesday 30 April 2013

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Emma Clery (University of Southampton)

The Tudors and the Founding of the Savoy Hospital

Monday 29 April 2013

History of Art research seminar with Professor Charlotte Stanford, Visiting Fulbright Scholar (Brigham-Young University)

Poetry Reading by John Wilkinson

Thursday 25 April 2013

A Modern School/Writers at York event

Psychoanalytic Animal

Wednesday 24 April 2013

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Maud Ellmann (University of Chicago)

NGO contribution to public health

Wednesday 24 April 2013

Part of the Global Health Histories Seminar series. Presented in association with the World Health Organisation and supported by the Wellcome Trust

The Reader's Eye: Between Annotation and Illustration

Monday 22 April 2013

History of Art research seminar with Professor Bill Sherman

South African Jazz Cultures: indaba / discussion day

Saturday 20 April 2013

An interdisciplinary forum structured around five presentations and a round table

Introducing Victorian Women Artists

Saturday 13 April 2013

One-day Saturday course at the V&A Museum, taught by Dr Katie Tyreman, Post Doctoral Research & Cultural Engagement Project Fellow, University of York/V&A.

Beyond the Garden Party: Rethinking Edwardian Culture

Saturday 13 April 2013

Two-day conference to be held at the University of Durham and the University of York

Embroidered Encounters: Travel, Religion, and the Household at Hardwick Hall

Monday 25 March 2013

The last in a series of public lectures 'Cultural Encounters: Travel, Religion, and Identity in the Early Modern World'

Renaissance Reincarnations in the Theatre

Thursday 14 March 2013

This event will focus on the theatrical construction of early modern afterlives

True stories and other Tales

Wednesday 13 March 2013

An evening of readings and conversation with author Aamer Hussein

Handel under Attack: Operatic Rivalry in London's 1733-34 Season

Wednesday 13 March 2013

Department of Music research seminar with Dr Graham Cummings (Huddersfield)

Traditional Chinese Medicine

Wednesday 13 March 2013

Part of the Global Health Histories Seminar series. Presented in association with the World Health Organisation and the Wellcome Trust

Hannah Arendt symposium

Wednesday 13 March 2013

A one-day symposium

The poor relation: Social value in conservation and CHM

Tuesday 12 March 2013

Keith Emerick (English Heritage): A presentation of current research on the subject of social value.

Encountering Islam: the Qu'ran in the European Enlightenment

Monday 11 March 2013

The fifth in a series of public lectures 'Cultural Encounters: Travel, Religion, and Identity in the Early Modern World'

Medical Matters: the cultural politics of the body in eighteenth-century Britain

Saturday 9 March 2013

Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies day conference

The Ethics of the Lady Samurai in Warring States Japan

Thursday 7 March 2013

History Departmental Research Seminar with Tomoko Kitigawa(Joseph Needham Research Institute, University of Cambridge)

Documentary, Photography, Empathy

Wednesday 6 March 2013

A CModS Postgraduate Forum event with speakers Jay James May (English) and Katie Markham (English)

A Rasher View on Hogbacks

Wednesday 6 March 2013

Howard Williams: Professor of Archaeology at the University of Chester.

The Politics of Touch: Shaking hands in Early Modern England

Wednesday 6 March 2013

Prof John Walter (Essex) CREMS Seminar

Music research seminar

Wednesday 6 March 2013

Department of Music research seminar with Professor Andrew Kirkman (Birmingham)

Ulster Truism: Francis Hutcheson and William Hazlitt

Tuesday 5 March 2013

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Terry Eagleton (Lancaster)

Marking social spaces in the multicultural inner-city

Tuesday 5 March 2013

Max Farrar (Leeds Metropolitan University): This talk argues that the sense of place in the multi-ethnic inner city of Leeds has been transformed by the political and cultural interventions of Britain’s black citizens.

Silent Spring: Chemical, Biological and Technological Visions of the Post-1945 Environment

Friday 1 March 2013

Postgraduate workshop supported by the University of York Centre for Modern Studies and AHRC Collaborative Skills Development

Religious emotions: gratitude, contrition and compassion

Thursday 28 February 2013

Philosophy public lecture by Rev Dr David Efird, Department of Philosophy

Beckett Among Others

Thursday 28 February 2013

Centre for Modern Studies Postgraduate Forum White Rose Beckett Seminar

'The Best and Fullest Use of Human Power': Seebohm Rowntree, Scientific Management, and the interwar Cocoa Works at York

Thursday 28 February 2013

History Departmental Research Seminar with Michael Weatherburn (Imperial College London)

Headhunting and the body in Iron Age Europe

Wednesday 27 February 2013

Ian Armit: Professor of Archaeology at the University of Bradford

A Dramaturgy of Sound: Towards an Aesthetic Approach

Wednesday 27 February 2013

Department of Music research seminar with Dr Caroline Wilkins (Brunel)

Description, Dialogue or Debate? Examining the role of narrative in the visualisation of archaeology

Tuesday 26 February 2013

John Swogger (Archaeological illustrator): How might explicitly narrative images be used to create opportunities for multi-layered description, a forum of visual dialogue, or a focus for debating alternative readings of archaeological practice or interpretations of the past?

The cultural representation and politics of food in the modern world

Tuesday 26 February 2013

The papers in this seminar showcase some of the exciting and novel work done on the politics and representation of food at the University of York.

Improbable Lives: a One-Eyed Soldier, a Dervish, and Other Converts in Early Modern Rome

Monday 25 February 2013

The fourth in a series of public lectures 'Cultural Encounters: Travel, Religion, and Identity in the Early Modern World'

Thinking historically about Neoliberalism

Monday 25 February 2013

Public lecture by Nicholas Gane, Department of Sociology

Re-membering the Anglo-Saxons in the Eighteenth Century: Sculpture, Stowe and Questions of Identity

Monday 25 February 2013

Department of History of Art research seminar with Dr Jane Hawkes

Investigating Titian: The First Forty Years

Thursday 21 February 2013

As part of our collaborative research partnership with the National Gallery in London, Jill Dunkerton, the distinguished conservator and author of many groundbreaking publications on the techniques of Italian Renaissance artists will be lecturing on Titian's painting techniques.

A Delicate Issue: Sensibility and Sexuality in Eighteenth-Century British Medicine and Literature

Thursday 21 February 2013

History Departmental Research Seminar with Darren Wagner (University of York)

'Our Lives, Mrs Dalloway': A Creative-Critical Talk

Wednesday 20 February 2013

A creative-critical talk by Professor John Schad, University of Lancaster

From dating cave art to reconstructing lifeways - radiogenic and radioactive isotopes in archaeology

Wednesday 20 February 2013

Alistair Pike: University of Southampton.

'A Certain Imaginary Conjunction': Law, medicine and 'libertinage'

Wednesday 20 February 2013

Dr Wes Williams (Oxford) CREMS Seminar

Chamber group coaching

Wednesday 20 February 2013

Music Department masterclass with Quatuor Diotima

New College, Hackney and the Liberal Dissenting Academies, 1751-96

Tuesday 19 February 2013

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Stephen Burley (Dr Williams's Centre for Dissenting Studies)

Is There A Human Right to Health?

Tuesday 19 February 2013

A Yorkshire Philosophical Society evening lecture presented in collaboration with the Centre for Global Health Histories, University of York, and with support from the Wellcome Trust.

Contemporary Fiction and Everyday Life

Tuesday 19 February 2013

Lecture by Neal Alexander (Nottingham) as part of the Ordinary/Everyday/Quotidian speaker series

Lute song workshop

Tuesday 19 February 2013

Music Department workshop with Jacob Heringman

Heritage without the world: Cultural heritage and national and local identities in Taiwan

Monday 18 February 2013

Mike Robinson (Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage): This presentation examines how heritage sites are being mobilised for the dual purposes of economic development and identity making in Taiwan.

The Future: A History

Monday 18 February 2013

Glenn Adamson‘s lecture will provide an early unveiling of plans for an exhibition to be held at the V&A in Spring 2016

Emotional (self) regulation

Thursday 14 February 2013

Philosophy public lecture by Dr Dorothea Debus

A great Augean stable washed clean’ – Bolshevik Power, Public Opinion and the Aftermath of the September 1924 Leningrad Flood

Thursday 14 February 2013

History Departmental Research Seminar with Rob Dale (Kings College London)

Tendencies at Twenty

Thursday 14 February 2013

Interdisciplinary symposium to celebrate Queer History Month, Valentine's Day and the 20th anniversary of the publication of Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick's 'Tendencies'.

Centre for Digital Heritage: Data Delivery and Usage

Thursday 14 February 2013

A Proposition workshop

Global Health Leadership

Thursday 14 February 2013

Part of the World Health Organization Global Health Histories Seminar series. Presented in association with the University of York and supported by the Wellcome Trust.

The Psychoanalytic Movement

Wednesday 13 February 2013

The second in a series of three public lectures by psychoanalyst, literary critic and essayist, Adam Phillips

Palaeodiet and animal husbandry in the Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age of North-Central Anatolia.

Wednesday 13 February 2013

Catriona Pickard: Lecturer in Archaeological Science at the University of Edinburgh.

Laughter and civil conversation: from Castiglione to Hobbes

Wednesday 13 February 2013

Prof Quentin Skinner (Queen Mary, London) CREMS Seminar

Adam Phillips Spring Seminar

Wednesday 13 February 2013

The second in a series of three postgraduate seminars by psychoanalyst, literary critic and essayist, Adam Phillips

Engaging with Non-Academic Audiences

Wednesday 13 February 2013

A graduate training workshop for Arts and Humanities PhD students at the universities of York, Leeds and Sheffield

How Machiavellian was Machiavelli?

Tuesday 12 February 2013

Speaker: Professor Quentin Skinner FBA, Barber Beaumont Professor of the Humanities, Queen Mary, University of London Public Lecture

Doing Public Archaeology in the Digital Age

Tuesday 12 February 2013

Lorna Richardson (University College London): This talk explores existing and future provision and problems for professional archaeologists and community volunteers using or interested in exploiting new media technologies for Public Archaeology and outreach work.

Sinan: A Muslim Converts in Elizabethan England

Monday 11 February 2013

The third in a series of public lectures 'Cultural Encounters: Travel, Religion, and Identity in the Early Modern World'

Lowry's Image

Monday 11 February 2013

Department of History of Art research seminar with Professor TJ Clark and Professor Anne Wagner

Poetry Reading

Thursday 7 February 2013

with Peter Robinson and Mairi MacInnes

How to Go On and When to Stop: Composition, Translation, and Evaluation

Thursday 7 February 2013

Translation Reading Group meeting with speaker Peter Robinson (Reading)

Art Spiegelman, J. B. Rund, and 'Adult Comics' in the 1970s

Thursday 7 February 2013

History Departmental Research Seminar with Paul Williams (University of Exeter)

Queering National Mythologies: Anandamath, The Mahabharata, and the Gendering of Resistance

Wednesday 6 February 2013

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Shamira Meghani (Leeds)

Traditional Cultural Continuity in the Modern World: Reconciling tangible and intangible heritage?

Wednesday 6 February 2013

Jukka Jokilehto: Special Advisor to the Director General of ICCROM and Professor at the University of Nova Gorica, Slovenia.

HRC Collaborative Postgraduate Research Project Funding: Launching the Call

Wednesday 6 February 2013

What are the practicalities and potential benefits of being involved in a postgraduate collaborative research project? How do you put together a persuasive, costed application for funding to support project activities?

Festival of Ideas Fringe Day: The call for fun, family-friendly activities

Wednesday 6 February 2013

Come and hear in this short session about some of the innovative and creative things HRC postgraduates did at last year's inaugural Festival Fringe day, and learn how you can be part of the HRC's Fun Fringe Day (15th June) at this year's Festival of Ideas.

Achieving a great musical experience - instrumental workshop

Wednesday 6 February 2013

Music Department instrumental workshop with Sarah Markham

Domesticating Wonder: Late-Eighteenth-Century Children's Writing and the Home

Tuesday 5 February 2013

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Richard De Ritter (Leeds)

Identity: a CModS Postgraduate Forum event

Tuesday 5 February 2013

In this interdisciplinary seminar, Eoin Martin and Daniel Molto will explore issues surrounding identity and its applications in the humanities.

Musical theatre workshop

Tuesday 5 February 2013

Music Department workshop led by David Watkin-Holmes

Shaping Knowledge in the Twelfth Century: The Wolfenbuttel Liber Floridus

Monday 4 February 2013

Department of History of Art research seminar with Dr Hanna Vorholt

Weaving the Web: Women's Translations as Dialogues in Early Modern England

Thursday 31 January 2013

CREMS Seminar and Translation Reading Group meeting with speaker Brenda Hosington (Warwick)

Holocaust Survivors in Postwar Czechoslovakia: their Testimony on the Cultural Life of the Terezin Ghetto

Thursday 31 January 2013

History Departmental Research Seminar with Lisa Peschel, Department of Theatre, Film and Television

2013: Benjamin Britten and British Music Today

Wednesday 30 January 2013

Department of Music research seminar with Professor Arnold Whittall (King’s College London)

Piano masterclass and talk

Wednesday 30 January 2013

Music Department masterclass led by Andrew Snedden

John Bull Meets Uncle Sam: British attitudes towards the United States from Independence to the War of 1812

Tuesday 29 January 2013

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Emma Macleod (Stirling)

There Is Nothing Other than Ordinary Language

Tuesday 29 January 2013

Lecture by Dr Rupert Read (UEA) as part of the Ordinary/Everyday/Quotidian speaker series

Digital Dwelling at Skara Brae

Tuesday 29 January 2013

Alice Watterson (Glasgow School of Art): This talk touches on the value of visualisation as a process of discovery, combining data collection with dwelling in the context of the late Neolithic settlement of Skara Brae in Orkney.

Vocal masterclass

Tuesday 29 January 2013

Music Department masterclass led by Paul Plummer

Traveller's Tales

Monday 28 January 2013

The second in a series of public lectures 'Cultural Encounters: Travel, Religion, and Identity in the Early Modern World'

Making Religion Matter: Questioning the relationship between art and religion

Monday 28 January 2013

Department of History of Art workshop to explore the religious turn in the history of art

Religion and the Book

Monday 28 January 2013

The first Proposition workshop of the term, with Professor Brian Cummings (English)

The York Jewish History Trail

Sunday 27 January 2013

Walking tour led by Professor Helen Weinstein to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

Ideas that Bind: Approaches to Modernist Groups and Networks

Friday 25 January 2013

Two of the foremost scholars of modernism, Professor Linda Dalrymple Henderson (University of Texas) and Professor Patricia Leighten (Duke University), will be taking part in this afternoon workshop highlighting new research on the ways in which artistic groups were formed, the role of networks in the dissemination of artistic practices and their intersection with varieties of political radicalism.

Rethinking the Conquest of India

Thursday 24 January 2013

History Departmental Research Seminar with Jon Wilson (Kings College London)

Modernism and the Art of Typing Up

Wednesday 23 January 2013

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Hannah Sullivan (Oxford)

Outbreak of Plague in the 20th century: historical and medico-political perspectives

Tuesday 22 January 2013

Yorkshire Philosophical Society evening lecture in collaboration with the Centre for Global Health Histories

The Academy Just Isn’t Funny Enough

Tuesday 22 January 2013

A 'Lightning Rods' event

'Multi vocati pauci vero electi': Affective Spirituality Revisited

Tuesday 22 January 2013

York Medieval Seminar with speaker Nicholas Watson (Harvard)

Swagger and Smirk: Patrician Empowerment and Rembrandt's Nightwatch

Monday 21 January 2013

History of Art research seminar with Dr Cordula van Wyhe

Intercultural Communication in Seminars/Small Groups

Monday 21 January 2013

Workshop for arts and humanities postgraduates led by Dr Paul Roberts, Director of the Centre for English Language Teaching

Are emotions feelings?

Thursday 17 January 2013

Department of Philosophy public lecture by Dr Dimitris Platchias

Rice Fields, Mosquitoes and Shakes: Malaria Stories in Portugal

Thursday 17 January 2013

History Departmental Research Seminar with Monica Saavedra, Centre for Global Health Histories

Coalition failings and Labour's alternative

Thursday 17 January 2013

Rachel Reeves, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, talks at this term's first Nouse Event in collaboration with the Humanities Research Centre

Incorruptible: Robespierre and Terror's Two Bodies

Wednesday 16 January 2013

Modern School Research Seminar with Arthur Bradley (Lancaster)

Towards a typology of verbal plurality

Wednesday 16 January 2013

Departmental Colloquium - Patricia Cabredo Hofherr (UMR 7023 Structures formelles du langage CNRS & Paris 8 / Surrey Morphology Group)

Robespierre: Authenticity and Terror in Revolutionary Politics

Tuesday 15 January 2013

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Marisa Linton (Kingston)

What's the point of blame

Tuesday 15 January 2013

Royal Institute of Philosophy public lecture by Professor Miranda Fricker, University of Sheffield

Willed Passivity, Furious Martyrdom

Tuesday 15 January 2013

CModS postgraduate forum event with speaker Dr Sara Crangle (Sussex)

Cultural Encounters: the Circulation of the Sacred in the Early Modern World

Monday 14 January 2013

The first in a series of public lectures 'Cultural Encounters: Travel, Religion, and Identity in the Early Modern World'

Antimicrobial Resistance: historical and contemporary perspectives

Friday 11 January 2013

WHO Regional Office for Europe Global Health Histories Seminar 1

Britain, Ireland and Italy: Cultural Exchanges c.1270-c.1400

Friday 11 January 2013

The first of a number of events in the ongoing international research project, ‘Britain, Ireland and the Italian Renaissance: Reception and Legacy, c.1240 – c.1640’.

Writing the Impossible

Thursday 13 December 2012

A reading, a short talk, and a Q&A by the acclaimed British-Asian poet, John Siddique

The Topography of the Kitchen, Medicine and Spirituality in the Diaries of Sister Margaret of the Mother of God (Brussels,1635-1637)

Wednesday 12 December 2012

Cordula van Wyhe (York) CREMS Seminar, followed by CREMS-MAS PARTY!

Global Satire

Tuesday 11 December 2012

A CECS Research Seminar with speaker David Porter (Michigan)

Twentieth century music: transmissions and fragments

Tuesday 11 December 2012

CMods postgraduate forum seminar with Martin Scheuregger (Department of Music) and Tim Smith-Laing (Jesus College, Oxford)

Yorkshire Tourism

Saturday 8 December 2012

A one-day workshop on the practice and representation of tourist travel in Yorkshire in the long eighteenth century

Modernizing the Mikado: Japan, Japanism, and the Limitations of the Avant-garde

Friday 7 December 2012

Christopher Reed is Professor of English and Visual Studies at Penn State University in Philadelphia

Science, Politics and Industrial Pollution, France 1750-1850

Thursday 6 December 2012

Department of History research seminar with Thomas Le Roux (CNRS, Paris)

Reading by Justin Quinn

Wednesday 5 December 2012

Part of the Writers at York series

York 800 Years Ago: The King, The Charter and The City

Wednesday 5 December 2012

York 800 Years Ago: the King, the Charter and the City presented by Dr Sarah Rees Jones of the Department of History

The Archaeology of Ritual Context in Northern Ghana

Wednesday 5 December 2012

Timothy Insoll: Professor of Archaeology, University of Manchester

The English Theatre Studios: Michel Saint-Denis, Joan Littlewood and Michael Chekhov

Wednesday 5 December 2012

Department of Theatre, Film and Television research seminar with Tom Cornford

Seamus Heaney on Either Side of English

Wednesday 5 December 2012

Modern School event, with speaker Justin Quinn (Charles University Prague)

Substance, Creation and Transformation in the Cappella Altieri in Rome

Wednesday 5 December 2012

Richard Checketts (Leeds) CREMS Seminar

The Piano Music of Robert Helps

Wednesday 5 December 2012

Lecture/recital by Dharshini Tambiah (Research Student, University of York)

Emotion and literature

Thursday 29 November 2012

Public lecture by Professor Peter Lamarque, Department of Philosophy

Culture and Politics in Golden-Age Spain: Attitudes and Assumptions of a Grandee Elite

Thursday 29 November 2012

Department of History research seminar with Alistair Malcolm (University of Limerick)

British Academy Research Funding

Thursday 29 November 2012

A Proposition workshop with guest speaker Ken Emond (Head of Research Awards, British Academy)

Edward Lear's Lines of Flight

Wednesday 28 November 2012

British Academy Chatterton Lecture on Poetry by Matthew Bevis (Oxford)

Death, Dating and Diet: Ukrainian Populations in the Mesolithic-Eneolithic periods

Wednesday 28 November 2012

Malcolm Lillie: Reader in Prehistoric Archaeology and Wetland Science, University of Hull

Seneca - A Model for the Royal Confessor?

Wednesday 28 November 2012

Nicole Reinhardt (Durham) CREMS Seminar

Old, wise and furiously heretical: Women and music after 50

Wednesday 28 November 2012

Department of Music research seminar with Sophie Fuller (Head of Postgraduate Studies Trinity Laban Conservertoire of Music & Dance)

Colour and Colonialism

Tuesday 27 November 2012

Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies research seminar with Natasha Eaton (UCL)

Love and teaching: Renewing a common world

Tuesday 27 November 2012

Professor Raimond Gaita presents the Royal Institute of Philosophy lecture.

Community planning and inherited character: The Lincoln experience

Tuesday 27 November 2012

Adam Partington (Heritage Connect Lincoln)

Memory and Desire in Ovid's 'Heroides' and Chaucer's 'Legend of Good Women'

Tuesday 27 November 2012

CMS Research Seminar with speaker Marilynn Desmond (University of Binghamton, USA)

Popular culture, digital archives and the new social life of data

Monday 26 November 2012

CModS postgraduate forum event with Dr David Beer, Department of Sociology

Between the desertum and the city: Santa Maria in Fontevivo and Cistercian Architecture in twelfth-century Emilia

Monday 26 November 2012

Department of History of Art research seminar with Dr Michele Vescovi

Yorkshire Country House Partnership Lecture

Thursday 22 November 2012

A public lecture by Dr Terry Dooley, National University of Ireland, Maynooth

York 600 Years Ago: St. Richard, the Devout Widow and the Feast of Corpus Christi

Wednesday 21 November 2012

York 600 Years Ago: St. Richard, the Devout Widow and the Feast of Corpus Christi presented by Dr Jeremy Goldberg of the Department of History

Houses of commons, houses of lords: Domestic dwellings and monumental architecture in prehistoric Europe

Wednesday 21 November 2012

Richard Bradley: Professor in Archaeology, University of Reading

Perceptions of Media Practitioners Working in Academia

Wednesday 21 November 2012

Department of Theatre, Film and Television research seminar with John Mateer

Rhythm Changes: place and the ‘cold commodities’ of European jazz

Wednesday 21 November 2012

Department of Music research seminar with Tony Whyton, Director of the Salford Music Research Centre at the University of Salford

Conducting techniques

Wednesday 21 November 2012

Department of Music performance workshop

Alltagsgeschichte: Writing the History of Modernity

Tuesday 20 November 2012

Part of the Centre for Modern Studies' 'Ordinary/Everyday/Quotidian' series, with speaker Holger Nehring (Sheffield)

Theory Has Never Been Secular

Tuesday 20 November 2012

A 'Lightning Rods' seminar

York Minster in 1212

Tuesday 20 November 2012

York Minster in 1212 presented by Professor Christopher Norton, Centre for Medieval Studies

Vocal workshop

Tuesday 20 November 2012

Department of Music performance workshop

The Ethics of Narrative Non-Fiction: writing about the living, the wounded and the ill-at-ease

Friday 16 November 2012

Lecture by South African writer Jonny Steinberg

How to tell tales about tales: writing about the stories South African prisoners' tell

Friday 16 November 2012

Informal discussion with South African writer Jonny Steinberg about his work with South African prisoners

Writing from an In-between Place

Thursday 15 November 2012

Public lecture by the celebrated African Asian Canadian novelist and scholar, M.G. Vassanji

'I can see that you're angry...'

Thursday 15 November 2012

Dr Will McNeill talks about the philosophical perspective on anger.

Creole Villains and Lying Heroes: Contesting Imperial Masculinity in the Age of Abolition

Thursday 15 November 2012

Department of History research seminar with Natalie Zacek, University of Manchester

Centre for Digital Heritage: Data Management and Data Mining

Thursday 15 November 2012

A Proposition workshop led by Sarah Rees-Jones (History), Christopher Powers (Computer Science), Paul Dryburgh and Jenny Mitcham (Borthwick)

York 400 Years Ago: Reformation, Religious Change and Social Stress?

Wednesday 14 November 2012

‘York 400 Years Ago: Reformation, Religious Change and Social Stress?', Professor Bill Sheils, from the Department of History, will look at the city’s history during a period identified as one of crisis for English towns.

Freud Dreaming

Wednesday 14 November 2012

The first in a series of three public lectures by psychoanalyst, literary critic and essayist, Adam Phillips

Technology, Social Learning and Cultural Inheritance

Wednesday 14 November 2012

Peter Jordan: Head of Archaeology, University of Aberdeen

Adam Phillips Autumn Seminar

Wednesday 14 November 2012

The first in a series of three postgraduate seminars by psychoanalyst, literary critic and essayist, Adam Phillips

The Warrior's Sentiments: Savagery and Civilization in Scottish Enlightenment Discourse on War

Tuesday 13 November 2012

Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies research seminar with Bruce Buchan (Griffith University)

The quest for a biometric identifier: Why the voice is different

Tuesday 13 November 2012

Public lecture by Peter French (J P French Associates & University of York) and Paul Foulkes (University of York)

Annual Riddy Lecture, 'Talking with Ghosts: Rancière, Derrida, and the Archive'

Tuesday 13 November 2012

This year's lecture will be delivered by Professor John Arnold (Birkbeck)

Listening tests: protocols and perspectives

Tuesday 13 November 2012

York Audio Network will be hosting an event on "Listening tests: protocols and perspectives".

Wrestling with art

Monday 12 November 2012

Merchant Adventurers’ Arts Discovery Event with Dr Sarah Turner, Department of History of Art

Singing with the ancestors - Mapping intangible heritage

Monday 12 November 2012

Yvette Staelens (University of Bournemouth) is an established academic, folk performer, community musician and former museum professional.

The Holocaust on Film: Symposium and Screenings

Friday 9 November 2012

Postgraduate symposium with key speakers Griselda Pollock, Max Silverman and Sue Vice

Reading by Ciaran Carson

Thursday 8 November 2012

Part of the Writers at York series (in association with the Centre for Medieval Studies)

York 200 Years Ago: Tourism, Archaeology and the Making of Modern York

Wednesday 7 November 2012

Dr Ann-Marie Akehurst, from the Department of History of Art, will present a lecture on ‘York 200 Years Ago: Tourism, Archaeology and the Making of Modern York’.

Things that Matter

Wednesday 7 November 2012

New Poetry and Performances by James Nash, David Tait, and Izzy Isgate

York House, Malton: Successes and Failures

Wednesday 7 November 2012

Nigel Copsey: Earth Stone & Lime Co.

“Marvellous, awesome, true-to-life, epoch-making, a new dimension”: Reconsidering the early history of colour television in Britain

Wednesday 7 November 2012

Department of Theatre, Film and Television research seminar with Helen Wheatley, University of Warwick

The Repatriation of Colonial History: England and America in the seventeenth century

Wednesday 7 November 2012

Malcolm Gaskill (East Anglia) CREMS Seminar

Would the Real Modernism Please Stand Up?

Tuesday 6 November 2012

A Modern School lecture by Finn Fordham (Royal Holloway)

Holocaust on Film screening

Tuesday 6 November 2012

Screening of 'Nuit et Brouillard' and excerpts of 'Shoah' in preparation for the symposium on 9 November

The places we keep - Built heritage in the Australian context

Tuesday 6 November 2012

Robyn Clinch (University of Melbourne): This seminar centres on the particular story of the rise of built heritage in Melbourne, Australia.

A Psychiatric Revolution: American Psychiatry, 1940-2012

Thursday 1 November 2012

Department of History Research seminar with Andrew Scull, University of California, San Diego

European Funding Opportunities

Thursday 1 November 2012

A Proposition workshop led by Eszter Papp and Philip Morris

Lord Adonis talk

Wednesday 31 October 2012

Public lecture by Lord Adonis on the education system

Mary Shelley's Monstrous Explorers

Tuesday 30 October 2012

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Ruth Scobie (York)

York Today: A city for today and tomorrow

Tuesday 30 October 2012

Lecture by Dr Rowland Atkinson, Department of Sociology, as part of the University of York's 'York 800' public lecture series

Democracy Needs the Humanities

Tuesday 30 October 2012

A 'Lightning Rods' seminar

Democracy Needs the Humanities

Tuesday 30 October 2012

A 'Lightning Rods' seminar

The Many Faces of Philanthropy: Britain and the United Nations Freedom from Hunger Campaign

Thursday 25 October 2012

History Departmental Research Seminar with Anna Bocking-Welch, University of York

Climate change archaeology: A paradigm for the 21st century

Wednesday 24 October 2012

Robert Van Der Noort: Professor of Wetland Archaeology and Dean of the College of Social Sciences and International Studies, University of Exeter

The Everyday and the Archive

Wednesday 24 October 2012

Workshop with Professor Michael Sheringham, All Souls College, Oxford, following the lecture on 23 October.

100 Years of Sex, Syphilis and Psychiatry in Scotland

Tuesday 23 October 2012

A Yorkshire Philosophical Society evening lecture presented in collaboration with the Centre of Global Health Histories, University of York, and with support from the Wellcome Trust.

The Everyday and the Archive

Tuesday 23 October 2012

Lecture by Professor Michael Sheringham, All Souls College, Oxford. The first in a series of talks organised by the Ordinary/Everyday/Quotidian research strand.

Neuroscience and the Novel: Strange Bedfellows?

Thursday 18 October 2012

Dr Charles Fernyhough, Reader in Psychology, University of Durham

Landscapes of Majesty and Monument: Settlement and Early Urbanisation in the Sahel and the Horn of Africa

Wednesday 17 October 2012

Paul Adderley: Director of the Research Centre for Environmental History and Policy and a Lecturer in Geoarchaeology and Environmental History, University of Stirling

Bibles, Knives and Scissors at Little Gidding

Wednesday 17 October 2012

Adam Smyth (Birkbeck) CREMS Seminar

Anna Letitia Barbauld and Joanna Baillie: Can we speak of a Unitarian Poetics?

Tuesday 16 October 2012

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Isobel Armstrong (Birkbeck)

A Taste of Spain: The Reception of Spanish Art in Britain, 1850-1920

Monday 15 October 2012

Modern Research Seminar with Professor Elizabeth Prettejohn

Visible and invisible authorships

Thursday 27 September 2012

The 7th Annual Conference of The Association of Adaptation Studies

Zoe Wicomb and the Translocal: Scotland and South Africa

Thursday 13 September 2012

The third and final event in a series of conferences focussed on the award-winning Scotland-based South African author

Zoë Wicomb and the Translocal: Scotland and South Africa

Thursday 13 September 2012

The third and final event in a series of conferences focussed on the award-winning Scotland-based South African author