Events in 2015-16

Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past: International Workshop

Wednesday 14 September 2016

How do historians engage with communities and public policy outside of academic circles?

Travellers, objects, tourism

Saturday 10 September 2016

A one-day conference organised by the Yorkshire Country House Partnership on travellers, objects and tourism in relation to the country house

European Screens 2016

Monday 5 September 2016

An International Conference on Film, TV Drama and the Audiovisual Industries in Europe

The Rood in Medieval Britain and Ireland c.900-c.1500

Friday 2 September 2016

Conference organised by the Department of History of Art

Death and Culture

Thursday 1 September 2016

A 3 day conference organised by the Department of Sociology and supported by the Centre for Modern Studies

David Jones: Dialogues with the Past

Thursday 21 July 2016

An international, interdisciplinary conference

'On this Day in 1816': The Bicentenary of Frankenstein's Composition - A public reading of Romantic poetry and prose

Thursday 14 July 2016

Celebrate the 200th anniversary of the creation of Frankenstein

HRC Doctoral Fellowships Finals and Summer Party

Monday 4 July 2016

The finalists in the HRC Doctoral Fellowships competition present their research, followed by award giving and the HRC postgraduate Summer Party

Reading by A. L. Kennedy, writer and performer

Wednesday 29 June 2016

A Writers at York event.

Common Ground

Tuesday 21 June 2016

On Midsummer’s Eve, hundreds of members of the AHRC Commons will gather at the first ever event of its kind.

Festival Focus Day - Fragile Heritage

Sunday 19 June 2016

A York Festival of Ideas Focus Day of events seeking to explore the responses and reactions to the destruction of cultural heritage taking place in the Middle East and the relevance of cultural heritage to society today.

Sheridan, theatre and public opinion workshop and conference

Friday 17 June 2016

A Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies workshop and conference, taking place at the Theatre Royal Richmond (Yorkshire), and The King's Manor University of York

Shared Heritage: West and Islamic World

Thursday 16 June 2016

The media often present Islam and the West as two separate worlds. Many public commentators fail to see how Western society and the Islamic World share common cultural roots in our classical heritage. A York Festival of Ideas event with Michele Campopiano (Department of English and Related Literature).

Rebellion and Reconstruction III: 'Eamon de Valera and the Irish Revolution of 1916'

Tuesday 14 June 2016

A York Festival of Ideas event with speaker Ronan Fanning (Emeritus Professor of History at University College Dublin).

Exhibiting Seamus Heaney

Tuesday 14 June 2016

A York Festival of Ideas event with speaker Geraldine Higgins (Emory University).

This Orient Isle

Monday 13 June 2016

A York Festival of Ideas talk by Jerry Brotton, Professor of Renaissance Studies, Queen Mary University of London

Shakespeare: Moments That Matter

Monday 13 June 2016

Farah Karim-Cooper (Shakespeare's Globe), Paul Edmondson (Shakespeare's Birthplace Trust) and Judith Buchanan (University of York) bring to life key moments in Shakespeare that resonate powerfully with them. Includes actor participation. A York Festival of Ideas event.

Bog Bodies Uncovered: Solving Europe’s Ancient Mystery

Monday 13 June 2016

A talk by Professor Miranda Aldhouse-Green as part of the York Festival of Ideas

Readings by New Faber Poets

Sunday 12 June 2016

New Faber Poets Sam Buchan-Watts, Rachel Curzon and Rachael Allen will read from their new books.

The Reuse of Antiques in Anglo-Saxon England

Saturday 11 June 2016

A talk by archaeologist Stephen Sherlock as part of the Eoforwic: Anglian-Era York series of events for the York Festival of Ideas

Festival Fringe Family Fun Afternoon

Saturday 11 June 2016

An afternoon of energetic, crafty, puzzling, scientific and historical fun with University of York postgraduate students. A York Festival of Ideas event.

The Private Lives of the Saints

Saturday 11 June 2016

A talk by author Janina Ramirez as part of the Eoforwic: Anglian-Era York series of events for the York Festival of Ideas

Rebellion and Reconstruction II: 'Theatre and the 1916 Rising'

Friday 10 June 2016

A York Festival of Ideas event with speaker Lionel Pilkington (Galway).

The Tsars and the Orient

Friday 10 June 2016

Explore Russia’s relations with Ottoman Turkey and Iran of the Safavid period during the 16th and 17th centuries. A York Festival of Ideas event with speaker Elena Kashina.

Who are the Celts?

Thursday 9 June 2016

A York Festival of Ideas talk by historian and author Jean Manco

Shaping the Body: A Conversation

Thursday 9 June 2016

Evening opening of the new Shaping the Body exhibition, organised by postgraduate students from the Department of History and the Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past. A York Festival of Ideas event.

Understanding Maximilien Robespierre

Thursday 9 June 2016

Professor Colin Jones delivers this year's Aylmer lecture

Anglian Kings and Coins

Thursday 9 June 2016

Learn more about the coinage of the Anglians and how they reflect turbulent times in York over 1,000 years ago. A York Festival of Ideas talk with York Museums Trust Curator Andrew Woods.

Beer and Beowulf: The Conquest of Cnut

Wednesday 8 June 2016

A York Festival of Ideas evening of Anglo-Saxon beer and poetry with Dr Matthew Townend, Department of English and Related Literature

Digital Futures

Wednesday 8 June 2016

Listen to on-stage performances from different seats in York Theatre Royal auditorium and experience theatre and performance in an entirely new way. Damian Murphy and researchers from the University of York’s Audio Lab team demonstrate a new audio/visual virtual reality experience of a theatre. A York Festival of Ideas event.

Mairi MacInnes Reading

Wednesday 8 June 2016

Poet Mairi MacInnes will read from her new book, 'Amazing Memories of Childhood' (2016). A Writers at York and York Festival of Ideas event.

At the Existentialist Café

Wednesday 8 June 2016

A York Festival of Ideas talk by author Sarah Bakewell.

Making Music out of Mountains

Wednesday 8 June 2016

What would it be like to hear a mountain? Or to listen to rock formations as they grow? Join a geologist and artist, sound expert and composer to explore 500 million years of the earth’s history through the medium of surround sound and music.

Workshop on the Philosophy of Literature

Wednesday 8 June 2016

An afternoon workshop organised by the Department of Philosophy

The Proposition: Priming New Research in Creativity

Wednesday 8 June 2016

Applicants to the Creativity Research Theme Priming Fund present their proposed research

Where There’s Muck, There’s Brass

Tuesday 7 June 2016

Learn about the early Anglo-Saxon coinage of Northumbria produced in York in the 7th to 9th centuries. A York Festival of Ideas event with archaeologist Tony Abramson.

Rebellion and Reconstruction I: The Easter Rebellion 1916

Tuesday 7 June 2016

An edited screening new documentary, introduced by Briona Nic Dhiarmade (University of Notre Dame). A York Festival of Ideas event.

Making Music out of Mountains

Tuesday 7 June 2016

What would it be like to hear a mountain? Or to listen to rock formations as they grow? Join a geologist, sound expert and composer to explore 500 million years of the earth’s history through the medium of surround sound and music.

Lessons Learned from 'Imagining the Passion': Imagining a Devotional Landscape for Nasrid and Morisco Granada

Monday 6 June 2016

History of Art research seminar with Professor Cynthia Robinson (Cornell)

Humour, vitality, and the lone togetherness of social media

Monday 6 June 2016

This Centre for Modern Studies lecture will be followed by a Q&A session and an opportunity to meet Professor Weitz.

Physical Comedy: The theory and practice of joking for bodies

Monday 6 June 2016

This lunchtime workshop for postgraduate students is sponsored by the Centre for Modern Studies.

Eonsounds symposium

Monday 6 June 2016

What would it be like to listen to a mountain? Or hear rock formations as they grow? Explore 500 million years of the earth’s history through the medium of surround sound and music on this unique Exploration Day, hosted by the University of York Music Research Centre, and funded by the Humanities Research Centre.

Harlequin in the Ghetto

Thursday 2 June 2016

In the World War Two Jewish ghetto at Theresienstadt, a young prisoner wrote a commedia dell'arte-inspired play, Comedy about a Trap. These new works, based on preserved fragments of the script, question what are we to make of a comedy written during the Holocaust. Part of the Performing the Jewish Archive project.

The Annual Patrides Lecture: “Picnicking in Eden”: Gardens of the mind in fiction and life-writing

Thursday 2 June 2016

We are delighted to welcome Professor Dame Hermione Lee (Wolfson College, Oxford) to give the annual distinguished Patrides lecture.

Conversion Hysteria III: Loose Change

Wednesday 1 June 2016

The Summer Term lecture by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst.

Revisiting Theatre/Archaeology

Wednesday 1 June 2016

Department of Theatre, Film and Television seminar by Professor Mike Pearson (Emeritus, University of Aberystwyth)

Changing the debate? Gender and language-use in the 2015 General Election campaign

Wednesday 1 June 2016

Departmental Colloquium - Deborah Cameron (University of Oxford)

Form in Art

Wednesday 1 June 2016

The Summer Term seminar by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst, will discuss 'Form in Art: A Psycho-analytic Interpretation' by Adrian Stokes.

Creative Labour

Wednesday 1 June 2016

The Centre for Modern Studies is hosting two linked events addressing Creative Labour. These events will appeal to those interested in neoliberalism, creativity, contemporary politics, cultural studies and issues including gender, equality, and the theorisation of work, or labour.

Celebrity parts: from Nell Gwyn's breasts to Colley Cibber's shirts

Tuesday 31 May 2016

Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies research seminar with Elaine McGirr (Royal Holloway)

Exploring hyperreality, imagination and metafiction in the Creative and Visual Arts

Tuesday 31 May 2016

Department of Theatre, Film, Television 7th Annual Postgraduate Symposium - registration now open

Humanities and Beyond: Exploring the Frontiers of Interdisciplinarity

Friday 27 May 2016

WRoCAH student-led conference exploring the challenges and opportunities faced when working across disciplines

A Certain Vision: Henry Corbin on Heidegger and Ibn al-Arabi's 'Alone with the Alone'

Thursday 26 May 2016

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Ziad Elmarsafy (Professor of Comparative Literature, King's College, London).

Queer Heaven: Sexuality and Resurrection in New Dialogues between Art History and Theology

Thursday 26 May 2016

Ayla Lepine presents this lecture as part of this year's York Summer Theory Institute in Art History

Pint of Science: We Are What We Eat!

Wednesday 25 May 2016

Join Dr. Michelle Alexander and Dr. Shinya Shoda for talks on the archaeology of food...and a pint!

Pint of Science: Spot the Difference

Wednesday 25 May 2016

Grab a pint and learn about the environment in the past with Dr André Colonese and Dr Charline Giguet-Covex from Archaeology!

Pint of Science: Archaeology of CERN

Tuesday 24 May 2016

Join Professor John Schofield from Archaeology and Professor David Jenkins from Physics for an interesting talk and a pint!

Pint of Science: Cracking the Skull

Tuesday 24 May 2016

Join Dr. Philip Cox from Archaeology for a talk on skulls and a pint!

Archaeology at the Pint of Science Festival, 2016

Monday 23 May 2016

Come enjoy a pint and hear about the newest archaeology research!

NO FUTURE! Excavating the Sex Pistols

Monday 23 May 2016

Professor John Schofield (Archaeology) will speak about the archaeological investigation of the Sex Pistols' flat in Denmark Street, Soho; a story which went viral in 2011 and which has just resulted in the listing of the building, as part of the University's Research in Focus series.

The South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) at 20

Monday 23 May 2016

A one-day conference organised by The Centre for Applied Human Rights (CAHR) to mark the 20th anniversary of the South African TRC's first public hearings.

Literary Yorkshires

Saturday 21 May 2016

The sequel to the successful Literary Yorkshires workshop of January 2015 will take place at King's Manor in York.

Writing "Poldark"

Friday 20 May 2016

An "in conversation" event with Debbie Horsfield, "Poldark" screen writer.

The European Circulation of images and Anti-Jesuit Propaganda in the Seventeenth Century.

Thursday 19 May 2016

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Line Cottegnies (Nouvelle Sorbonne)

Medieval Orientalism and the Modern Imagination: The Case of the Two Rushdies

Thursday 19 May 2016

Global Literature and Culture Forum with speaker Dr Shazia Jagot (York).

Were we right to fire the canon (if we ever did)?

Thursday 19 May 2016

This interdisciplinary symposium revisits issues of value and canonicity, from both a theoretical and a historical point of view.

Academic Book of the Future Public Lecture

Wednesday 18 May 2016

Public lecture by Professor Marilyn Deegan

A New Orleans Radio Almanac: Jazz Revival on 1940s Airwaves

Wednesday 18 May 2016

Music research seminar with Dr Andy Fry (King’s College, London)

Connecting Dots: Art History and the British Empire

Wednesday 18 May 2016

An informal workshop of short presentations, exploring the collective intellectual genealogy of British art and empire studies.

An insight into Eighteenth-century masonic mystery: using resources at the Library and Museum of Freemansonry to uncover relationships, ritual and reason

Tuesday 17 May 2016

Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies research seminar with Susan Snell (Museum of Freemasonry, London)

'False Sails and Epitaphs': A discussion of Anne Carson's 'The Economy of the Unlost'

Tuesday 17 May 2016

A Modern School and Poetry and Poetics Reading Group event, introduced by Hugh Haughton.

The Academic Book of the Future Project : Archaeology and Art History symposium

Tuesday 17 May 2016

A one-day symposium providing a forum for articulating academic concerns around the future of book publishing, careers and academic freedom.

Thomas Cole's Journey: Atlantic Crossings and the History of Landscape Painting

Monday 16 May 2016

History of Art research seminar with Honorary Visiting Professor Tim Barringer

Interrogating the ‘Germanic’: a category and its use in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages

Saturday 14 May 2016

A two-day conference, supported by an HRC project grant

Graham Swift Reading

Friday 13 May 2016

Novelist Graham Swift will give a reading and discuss his work with Hugh Haughton of the Department of English and Related Literature. A Writers at York event.

Edward Herbert on Reason, Religion and Toleration

Friday 13 May 2016

A conference about one of the last great Renaissance figures, Edward Herbert, who made significant contributions to diplomacy,literature, philosophy and music, while retaining his deep Welsh roots.

Jacques Berthoud Lecture 2016: 'Fanon transformed? The New Writings'

Thursday 12 May 2016

Robert Young (Professor of English and Comparative Literature, New York University) will give this year's Jacques Berthoud Lecture.

Translating Machiavelli’s Prince in early modern England: New manuscript evidence?

Wednesday 11 May 2016

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Alessandra Petrina (University of Padua)

Fuzzy contrasts in sound change

Wednesday 11 May 2016

Language and Linguistic Science Departmental Colloquium - Patrycja Strycharczuk (Queen Margaret University)

Uncommon: Hobbes and Theoliberalism

Tuesday 10 May 2016

A talk by Dr Arthur Bradley (Lancaster) as part of the Freedom After Neoliberalism research strand.

The 8th Shenzhen Sculpture Biennale: We Have Never Participated

Monday 9 May 2016

History of Art research seminar with Marko Daniel (Tate)

Player Piano

Thursday 5 May 2016

York Spring Festival event

Readings by Chloe Stopa-Hunt and Edwina Attlee

Thursday 5 May 2016

The young British poets Chloe Stopa-Hunt and Edwina Attlee will be reading from their début poetry collections (published with Clinic Poets, 2016). A Writers at York event.

Sidney and the anatomy of presence.

Thursday 5 May 2016

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Katharine Craik (Oxford Brookes).

The Proposition: Communicating Humanities Research in the Media

Thursday 5 May 2016

Alistair Keely and Sheila Perry from the University’s Communications and Marketing team will discuss options for communicating research in the media and how the University supports this. They will be joined by Josephine Lethbridge, Arts Editor, and Holly Squire, Northern Editor, from news website The Conversation.

"Almost Criminal": Nature and Law in Elizabeth Bishop's Poetry and Prose

Wednesday 4 May 2016

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Katherine Ebury (University of Sheffield).

Computer tools for Computational Morphology

Wednesday 4 May 2016

Language and Linguistic Science Departmental Colloquium - Raphael Finkel (University of Kentucky)

Fashion Victim: High Society, Sociability and Suicide

Tuesday 3 May 2016

Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies research seminar with Leigh Wetherall-Dixon (Northumbria University)

The Viking Great Army in England: Torksey, treasure and towns

Tuesday 3 May 2016

York Medieval Lecture by Julian Richards

HRC Postgraduate Open Forum

Tuesday 3 May 2016

For all York arts and humanities postgraduates

Gender, the Bible, and the Spanish Monarchy (1600-1800)

Thursday 28 April 2016

Centre for Global Health Histories lecture by Professor Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra (University of Texas at Austin)

Sargentology

Thursday 28 April 2016

An innovative interdisciplinary conference, aiming to shed new light on Sargent studies, and to explore fresh avenues of approach to this great man and his work.

What is Literature?: Critical Hauntings After the Death of the Author

Wednesday 27 April 2016

A Talk by Tabish Khair, John Tilney Writer in Residence for the Summer Term 2016.

How grammatical aspect influences situation model construction: evidence from expression, categorisation and event boundary marking of Chinese-English bilinguals

Wednesday 27 April 2016

Language and Linguistic Science Departmental Colloquium - Norbert Vanek (Department of Education, University of York)

John Julius Angerstein (1735-1823): Patron and Promoter of British Art in Georgian London

Monday 25 April 2016

History of Art research seminar with Susanna Avery-Quash (National Gallery)

Historic atlas study day

Saturday 23 April 2016

A new atlas reveals the development of York across two thousand years. Discover how this unique book was created.

UK Premiere of '50 Years of Shame'

Thursday 21 April 2016

Film premiere and round table discussion on the story of Thalidomide

Sign Language in the Seventeenth Century: Science, Literature, and Samuel Pepys

Thursday 21 April 2016

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Kate Loveman (Leicester).

Exploring the boundary of morphology and syntax in Japanese

Wednesday 20 April 2016

Language and Linguistic Science Departmental Colloquium - Peter Sells (University of York)

Inside Empire Looking Out: The view from Dent's veranda

Tuesday 19 April 2016

Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies research seminar with Geoff Quilley (University of Sussex)

Dreams without Dreaming

Tuesday 19 April 2016

A Research in Focus public event with Professor Tom Stoneham, Department of Philosophy

Sculpture from Behind

Monday 18 April 2016

History of Art research seminar with Jeremy Melius (Tufts)

Remapping Place, Space, and Politics: Locality and the Legend of American Isolationism

Wednesday 13 April 2016

York Centre for the Americas public lecture by Professor Kristin Hoganson (Department of History, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and Harold Vyvyan Harmsworth Visiting Professor at the Rothermore American Institute, Oxford)

A role for onomatopoeia in early language development? Perspectives from production, perception and interaction

Wednesday 13 April 2016

Language and Linguistic Science Departmental Colloquium - Catherine Laing (University of York)

Why the Romans Got it Wrong: Error and the History of Art

Monday 11 April 2016

History of Art research seminar with Caroline Vout (Cambridge)

HRC PhD poster competition exhibition and prize giving

Monday 11 April 2016

A celebration of the variety of postgraduate research being undertaken across the arts and humanities at York.

The Power and Effects of Music: English Theories from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment

Wednesday 16 March 2016

Cabinet of Curiosities seminar with Dr Penelope Gouk (Honorary Research Fellow, University of Manchester)

Europe: New Foundations for an Unknown Future

Wednesday 9 March 2016

York Medieval Lecture with speaker David Wallace (Judith Rodin Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Pennsylvania).

Ego in Love. Descartes’ Account of Love (Passions of the Soul, §§ 79-83) and its Thomistic Background

Wednesday 9 March 2016

Alberto Frigo (Rheims) will give insights into Descartes' definition of love in the 'Passions of the Soul' (art. 79-84)

Music listening as self-enhancement: Investigating the relationship of musical subjectivity, empathy, and self-esteem

Wednesday 9 March 2016

Music Department research seminar with Paul Elvers (Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics)

'More than a feeling': the informed application of music in everyday and extraordinary wellbeing challenges.

Tuesday 8 March 2016

Victoria Williamson presents a free public lecture on the application of music to wellbeing challenges

The Proposition: Creativity and Technologies for the Future

Tuesday 8 March 2016

University Research Theme Champions Damian Murphy (Creativity) and Thomas Krauss (Technologies for the Future) present a vision for their respective themes, drawing on key examples of multi-disciplinary collaborative research from across the University’s portfolio.

Queering Classical Art

Monday 7 March 2016

History of Art research seminar with Whitney Davis

Phenomenology and Creativity

Friday 4 March 2016

An inter-disciplinary workshop considering creativity and creative processes from a phenomenological perspective.

Moral Lessons from Fiction

Thursday 3 March 2016

Professor Gregory Currie presents the final talk in the 'Doing the Right Thing' series of public lectures in Philosophy

"Not Everyone Can be a Gandhi": The Global Indian Medical Diaspora in the post-WWII Era

Thursday 3 March 2016

Professor David Wright presents a free public lecture

Subjecthood: Subjects and the Crown in Later Medieval England

Wednesday 2 March 2016

Department of History Research Seminar with Helen Lacey, University of Oxford

Walking, looking and storytelling: three explorations of landscape

Wednesday 2 March 2016

John Oxley is the City Archaeologist for York

'How time flies': making sense of notated sounds and rests in Haydn's solo keyboard sonatas

Wednesday 2 March 2016

Music Research Seminar with Professor John Irving (Trinity Laban Conservatoire)

Women's History on Film: The making of Suffragette

Tuesday 1 March 2016

Public lecture by Professor Krista Cowman, University of Lincoln and Dr Kristyn Gorton, University of York

Arthur Hugh Clough: Poetry in the Making

Tuesday 1 March 2016

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Daniel Tyler (Oxford).

A Marginal Conflict ? France and the Surinamese Civil War (1986-1992)

Wednesday 24 February 2016

Department of History Research Seminar with Sarah Wood, University of York

Conversion Hysteria 3

Wednesday 24 February 2016

The Spring Term lecture by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst.

Negotiating Nostalgia: Stage Adaptations of British films

Wednesday 24 February 2016

TFTV Research Seminar with Dr Victoria Lowe (Manchester)

Live Coding the intersection between the arts, technology and education

Wednesday 24 February 2016

Music Research Seminar with Dr Sam Aaron (University of Cambridge)

A Game That Must Be Lost

Wednesday 24 February 2016

The Spring Term seminar by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst, will discuss text from 'A Game That Must Be Lost' by Adrian Stokes.

Conté's Machines: Drawing, Atmosphere, and Erasure in Post-Revolutionary France

Tuesday 23 February 2016

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Richard Taws (UCL).

Queer visions

Tuesday 23 February 2016

A talk by James Boaden and Jason Edwards for LGBT History month

Being There and Then: Introducing Cultural Presence in Archaeology

Tuesday 23 February 2016

Laia Pujol (University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona)

Workshop on Commemoration

Tuesday 23 February 2016

Part of the Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past mini-series on Commemoration

The Nomadic Eye: Travelling through Thomas Gainsborough’s landscapes

Monday 22 February 2016

History of Art Research Seminar with Mark Hallett (Director, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art and Yale University)

Ethics and the environment

Thursday 18 February 2016

With Dr Chris Belshaw. Part of the 'Doing the Right Thing' series of Philosophy public lectures.

Post/hum/anti/animal/ities: or, why the humanities need animals (but we don't need them)

Thursday 18 February 2016

This Lightning Rods session poses the crucial question of animals in and beyond the humanities.

"The Best and Most Practical Philosophers": Seamen and Credibility in Early Modern Science

Wednesday 17 February 2016

Department of History Research Seminar with Philippa Hellawell, University of York

From Gdansk to Lynn - 'The Writyng of This Tretys': Margery Kempe's Son and the Authorship of Her Book

Wednesday 17 February 2016

CML Video-seminar with speaker Sebastian Sobecki (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen).

Designing and managing questionnaires for research

Wednesday 17 February 2016

HRC graduate training session for all arts and humanities postgraduates and staff.

POSTPONED: Everyday Lives

Tuesday 16 February 2016

CModS postgraduate forum seminar

Sounds and Silences: Reflections on Music, Sound, and the Phenomenology of Space in the Confessional Borderlands of the Holy Roman Empire

Thursday 11 February 2016

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Alex Fisher (University of British Columbia)

Facts, Fictions and Counterfactuals: Imagining the Eighth-Century Saxon Wars in Nazi Germany

Wednesday 10 February 2016

Department of History Research Seminar with Peter Lambert, University of Aberystwyth

Complexity in the Humanities Workshop 2

Wednesday 10 February 2016

Centre for Modern Studies Complexity in the Humanities Workshop

Getting Published

Wednesday 10 February 2016

HRC Graduate Training session for all interested arts and humanities postgraduates

Thomas Holcroft's Diary

Tuesday 9 February 2016

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Amy Garnai (Tel Aviv University).

Different Voices

Tuesday 9 February 2016

Francis Spufford begins the series 'Different Voices' for the Laurence Sterne Trust.

A Digital Detox for Digital Archaeology?

Tuesday 9 February 2016

Jeremy Huggett (University of Glasgow)

Museums and Military Memory

Monday 8 February 2016

Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past lecture by Dr Kate Compton from York Army Museum.

The Spirit of the Forest: Fairytales and Rustic Fantasy in Architecture 1890-1925

Monday 8 February 2016

History of Art Research Seminar with Susan Henderson, Visiting Fulbright Scholar, Syracuse University

Godly and godless morality

Thursday 4 February 2016

With Revd. Dr David Efird as part of the 'Doing the Right Thing' public lecture series

LGBT Lives and Leadership in Archaeology

Thursday 4 February 2016

Public lecture for LGBT History Month

Why Publishing Investment Matters: The Strange Case of the Elizabethan Stationer, Thomas Man, 1578-1625

Wednesday 3 February 2016

Department of History Research Seminar with Rebecca Emmett, University of York

Forensic literature and popular empiricism: writing the evidence of the dead body

Wednesday 3 February 2016

Archaeology York Seminar with Zoë Crossland, Columbia University

Serve with Curry and Rice: the ghoemaisation of jazz at the Cape

Wednesday 3 February 2016

Music Research Seminar with Dr Jonathan Eato (University of York)

Professional protocols in academia

Wednesday 3 February 2016

HRC Graduate Training session for arts and humanities postgraduates.

Posters: the Genre and Value of the Poster and announcement of the HRC PhD poster competition

Wednesday 3 February 2016

HRC Graduate Training session for all interested arts and humanities postgraduates

Presenting a conference paper: ideas and advice to help confidence and delivery

Wednesday 3 February 2016

HRC Graduate Training session for all interested arts and humanities postgraduates

Applying for an HRC collaborative interdisciplinary postgraduate project grant

Wednesday 3 February 2016

HRC Graduate Training session - for all arts and humanities postgraduates who will be at York in 2016-17.

Making Archaeology Work in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

Tuesday 2 February 2016

Archaeology YOHRS seminar with Brian Boyd (Columbia University)

Benedikt Ried’s Vaults in Prague Castle and the Question of Formative Inventiveness

Monday 1 February 2016

History of Art event with Professor Norbert Nussbaum (Kunsthistorisches Institut, University of Cologne), Dr Zoë Opačić (Birkbeck, University of London) and Professor Paul Crossley (Emeritus Professor of the History of Art, Courtauld Institute of Art)

Rome Ruined, Rome Recalled: Reformation, Memory and the ‘Antiquity of Godliness’

Thursday 28 January 2016

Professor Eamon Duffy delivers a public lecture to launch the AHRC-funded collaborative and interdisciplinary project 'Remembering the Reformation'

Jewish Learning and Castilian Vernacular Poetry

Thursday 28 January 2016

CML Video-seminar with speaker Florence Curtis (Oxford).

PhD Study and Navigating Stress

Thursday 28 January 2016

An informal and supportive session for all interested arts and humanities doctoral researchers

Performing Power: "Humour" in Nazi Germany

Wednesday 27 January 2016

Department of History Research Seminar with Martina Kessel, University of Bielefeld

Is the Playwright Dead? (and, if not, should s/he be?)

Wednesday 27 January 2016

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker David Edgar, playwright.

Operation Nightingale: helping soldiers recover from injuries through archaeology

Wednesday 27 January 2016

Archaeology York Seminar with Diarmaid Walshe, University of Leicester

Showing a Leg and Cutting a Caper: Dancing in the Early Modern Period

Wednesday 27 January 2016

CREMS Cabinet of Curiosities workshop with Darren Royston (RADA)

Be-bop-sh-boom-a-langa-langa-doo-wop: Pop’s Love of Nonsense

Wednesday 27 January 2016

Music Research Seminar with Richard Elliott (University of Sussex)

Adapting the Nineteenth-Century Novel: from 'Nicholas Nickleby' to 'Jekyll and Hyde'

Wednesday 27 January 2016

An 'In conversation' event with David Edgar, playwright.

Do Buildings Flow?

Tuesday 26 January 2016

James Dixon (Museum of London Archaeology)

The Nature of Logic

Tuesday 26 January 2016

A one-day workshop featuring guest speakers Saul Kripke, Michael Devitt, Romina Padro, Ian Rumfitt, and Rosanna Keefe

The Freedom of Each and the Freedom of All? Freedom in a Capitalist Market Economy

Friday 22 January 2016

Lecture by Professor Maeve Cooke (University College Dublin), part of the 'Freedom After Neoliberalism' series.

Can we have moral knowledge?

Thursday 21 January 2016

With Professor Catherine Wilson. Part of the 'Doing the Right Thing' Philosophy public lecture series

"The Talk of the Towne": News, Crime and the Public Sphere in Seventeenth-Century London

Wednesday 20 January 2016

Department of History Research Seminar with Lena Liapi, University of York

From pottery to poo: investigating prehistoric cuisine and consumption in the Neolithic

Wednesday 20 January 2016

Archaeology York Seminar with Dr Lisa-Marie Shillito, Newcastle University

Complexity in the Humanities Workshop 1

Wednesday 20 January 2016

Centre for Modern Studies Complexity in the Humanities Workshop

Filming Antiquity: Excavating on Screen in the Early 20th Century

Tuesday 19 January 2016

Amara Thornton (University College London)

York Festival of Ideas Fringe Family Fun Afternoon - how to be involved

Friday 15 January 2016

The call for pitch for activities at the Festival Fringe Family Fun Afternoon on Saturday 11th June - for all York postgraduates in any discipline

Anniversaries and commemoration: constructing community and temporality

Thursday 14 January 2016

Part of the Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past mini-series on Commemoration, with Professor Geoff Cubitt

The Socialist Who Invented the Hedge Fund

Wednesday 13 January 2016

Department of History Research Seminar with David Huyssen, University of York

The King under the Car Park: Greyfriars, Leicester and the Search for Richard III

Wednesday 13 January 2016

Department of Archaeology York Research Seminar with Richard Buckley

Who's afraid of syntax? (CANCELLED)

Wednesday 13 January 2016

Prof Peter Sells from the Department of Language and Linguistic Science presents this talk, accessible to all.

Scientific Listening: Representing and Exploring Dynamic Animal Vocalization Soundscapes

Wednesday 13 January 2016

Department of Music Research Seminar with Dr Ann Warde (Fulbright Scholar, University of York)

The speculation that dared not speak its name: James Brydges the first duke of Chandos during the South Sea Bubble

Tuesday 12 January 2016

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Yoji Yamamoto (CRAASH, Cambridge).

Interpreting an Icon: The Story of the Stonehenge Visitor Centre

Tuesday 12 January 2016

Susan Greaney (English Heritage)

Making Transatlantic Sense of David Hockney's 'A Rake's Progress'

Monday 11 January 2016

History of Art Research Seminar with Professor Martin Hammer

YorkTalks

Wednesday 6 January 2016

The University of York's New Year research showcase

CANCELLED Grammars of Approach: Landscape, Print, and Narrative

Tuesday 8 December 2015

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO ILLNESS. CECS Research Seminar with speaker Cynthia Wall (Virginia).

Being a PhD in the arts and humanities at York: the Research Environment and Funding Opportunities

Friday 4 December 2015

Considering doctoral study? Come and hear about what York can offer you as a doctoral researcher (PhD student), and receive information about funding.

Civility, Violence, Civilization, 1500-1800

Thursday 3 December 2015

CREMS research seminar with Professor Stuart Carroll

Conversion Hysteria 2

Wednesday 2 December 2015

Public lecture by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst.

Violent Innocence - Adam Phillips Seminar

Wednesday 2 December 2015

Seminar with Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst

Difficult Women 1680-1830

Friday 27 November 2015

Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies two-day postgraduate conference.

Should we aim for the greatest happiness of the greatest number?

Thursday 26 November 2015

Dr Johan Gustafsson delivers the final lecture in the series Doing the Right Thing: Philosophical reflections on morality

The Fiction of Corporate Personality

Wednesday 25 November 2015

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Peter Knight (University of Manchester).

History and Theology: Onofrio Panvinio and the Creation of Disinterested Scholarship, ca. 1550-1610

Wednesday 25 November 2015

History Research Seminar with Stefan Bauer, University of York

Nothing Odd Will Last

Wednesday 25 November 2015

TFTV research seminar with Claire Hind and Gary Winters

"On time, On Budget" and Beyond: Challenging the Modus Operandi of Commercial Fieldwork

Tuesday 24 November 2015

York Heritage Research Seminar with Guy Hunt (L - P : Archaeology)

The Proposition: WRoCAH White Rose Studentships networks 2016

Tuesday 24 November 2015

Launching this year's call and networking opportunities with colleagues from Leeds and Sheffield. With Professor Julian Richards and Caryn Douglas (WRoCAH)

Literary Tourism and Authenticity: From Charles Dickens to Harry Potter

Monday 23 November 2015

Centre for Modern Studies Postgraduate Forum Seminar

Men in Black: Portraiture and Materiality in Nineteenth-Century Paris

Monday 23 November 2015

Department of History of Art research seminar with Marcia Pointon (Manchester)

(Difficult) Women exhibition

Monday 23 November 2015

An exhibition in affiliation with the Difficult Women 1680-1830 conference

A Door to the Past

Friday 20 November 2015

An improvised music performance

The Venice That Made Bellini

Friday 20 November 2015

An International Workshop organised by the Department of History of Art

A Portrait of the Renaissance Venetian Artist as a Young Man: Jacopo Bellini and a Twenty-First-Century Approach to the Artist's Monograph

Thursday 19 November 2015

CREMS Research Seminar with Daniel Wallace Maze (Independent Scholar)

Laughter in the Ghetto: Cabarets from a concentration camp

Thursday 19 November 2015

The 2015 Merchant Adventurers' Arts Discovery Event

John Burnside Poetry Reading

Wednesday 18 November 2015

A Writers at York event.

Searching for Solutions to Perpetual Problems: Bishops and Reform in Hereford and Winchester Dioceses, 1282-1317

Wednesday 18 November 2015

History Research Seminar with James Richardson, University of York

Early medieval Lindisfarne

Wednesday 18 November 2015

Archaeology York Seminar with Dr David Petts, Durham University

Arts and Humanities Postgraduate open afternoon

Wednesday 18 November 2015

An information event for prospective postgraduates in the departments of Archaeology, English and Related Literature, History, History of Art, Music, Language and Linguistic Science, Philosophy, Theatre, Film and Television and the centres for Medieval Studies, Renaissance and Early Modern Studies, Eighteenth Century Studies and Modern Studies.

Imagining the Past: Interplay between Textual and Visual Imagery in Late Medieval France

Tuesday 17 November 2015

York Medieval Seminar with speaker Anne D. Hedeman (Kress Foundation Department of Art History).

Curating Profusion: Caring for the Future and Assembling Value in Homes and Smaller Museums

Tuesday 17 November 2015

York Heritage Research Seminar with Jennie Morgan (University of York)

Theophilus, Techniques and Theology

Friday 13 November 2015

2015 Autumn Stained Glass Master-Class Lecture

The Past and Future of Museums: Questions of Representation and Experience

Friday 13 November 2015

Centre for Modern Studies Postgraduate Forum Seminar

Some reasons not to do the best you can

Thursday 12 November 2015

Dr Christopher Jay delivers the third lecture in the series Doing the Right Thing: Philosophical reflections on morality

Theatre and News Culture: Dramatizing the News in Royalist Pamphlet Plays of 1648-49

Thursday 12 November 2015

CREMS Research Seminar with Dr Lena Steveker, Saarland University

Drugs on the Road: Drug Consumption and the Hippy Trail, 1957-78

Wednesday 11 November 2015

History Research Seminar with Professor Sharif Gemie, University of South Wales

Kneeling, Calling and the Medieval Self

Wednesday 11 November 2015

The annual Riddy Lecture, given by Isabel Davis (Birkbeck, University of London).

Qasr Ibrim and Agricultural Change 1000 BC – AD 1800: New Light on the Summer Agricultural Revolution

Wednesday 11 November 2015

Archaeology York Seminar with Professor Peter Rowley-Conwy, Durham University

Workshop on Phenomenology

Wednesday 11 November 2015

Presented by CHiPhi (White Rose Centre for the History of Philosophy), in conjunction with the CModS Research Strand 'Back to the Things Themselves'

The Radicalism of Female Rule in Enlightenment Britain

Tuesday 10 November 2015

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Arianne Chernock (Boston).

Caitriona O'Reilly Poetry Reading

Tuesday 10 November 2015

A Writers at York event.

Conservation in Debate at Arden Mill

Tuesday 10 November 2015

York Heritage Research Seminar

How do we know who killed Roger Ackroyd? Evidence for causation in the single case

Thursday 5 November 2015

Royal Institute of Philosophy public lecture by Professor Nancy Cartwright, Durham University

Reading Historic Objects: the Archaeology of Henry VII and Elizabeth York's Rediscovered Furniture

Thursday 5 November 2015

CREMS research seminar with Dr Jonathan Foyle

Civil War and State-Building in Prussia, 1866-1918

Wednesday 4 November 2015

History Research Seminar with Dr Jasper Heinzen, University of York

Glass in North Africa, Complexity, and the Archaeology of Technological Practice

Wednesday 4 November 2015

Archaeology York Seminar with Dr Chloë Duckworth, University of Leicester

Grief and the (im)possibility of Night Music

Wednesday 4 November 2015

Department of Music Research Seminar

Lord Byron's Preposterous Liberalism

Tuesday 3 November 2015

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Clara Tuite (Melbourne).

Performance and Display at the Birth of Public Archaeology

Tuesday 3 November 2015

York Heritage Research Seminar with Gabe Moshenska (University College London)

Prosody in the Digital Age

Monday 2 November 2015

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Meredith Martin (Princeton University).

Materiality and Mimesis in Milanese Renaissance Architecture

Monday 2 November 2015

History of Art Research Seminar with Michael J Waters (Scott Opler Research Fellow in Architectural History, Worcester College, Oxford)

Moral Responsibility

Thursday 29 October 2015

The second public lecture in the series Doing the Right Thing: Philosophical reflections on morality - with Dr Dorothea Debus

Reading and In Conversation: Shadab Zeest Hashmi

Thursday 29 October 2015

A Writers at York event.

Wars and Lechery: Fletcher and the Archive

Thursday 29 October 2015

CREMS Research seminar with Lucy Munro (KCL)

Academic Freedom After Neoliberalism

Wednesday 28 October 2015

A lecture by Professor Thomas Docherty (Warwick) in the 'Freedom After Neoliberalism' series.

”To Hitch a Swan, a Pike and a Crab to the Soviet Cart?” The Bolshevik-Left SR Coalition Government, October 1917-July 1918

Wednesday 28 October 2015

History Research Seminar with Dr Lara Cook, University of York

Weather for Modern Times

Wednesday 28 October 2015

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Alexandria Harris (University of Liverpool).

Engaging with meaning in language learning

Saturday 24 October 2015

Workshop for language teachers and language learning researchers

Remembering the Battle of Agincourt

Friday 23 October 2015

A public symposium to commemorate the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt

Trial and Evolution: Chemotherapy for Tuberculosis in Britain, 1940-70

Thursday 22 October 2015

Clare Leeming-Latham presents a lecture based on her Bynum Prize-winning essay

”It is Not an Israeli Film, but an American One”: Operation 'Exodus' and the Battle over Americanization in 1960s Israel

Wednesday 21 October 2015

History Research Seminar with Dr Shaul Mitelpunkt, University of York

Human Landscapes

Wednesday 21 October 2015

Archaeology York Seminar with Graeme Barker, University of Cambridge

The interdisciplinary research environment and research funding opportunities

Wednesday 21 October 2015

Lunch, welcome and HRC induction for all newly appointed academic staff in the arts and humanities departments

The Yorkshire Election of 1807

Tuesday 20 October 2015

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Ted Royle (York).

Ezra Pound and the Politics of the 'Cantos'

Tuesday 20 October 2015

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker David Moody (Emeritus Professor, University of York).

Research Strategies in Professional Practice: Design, Contingency and Serendipity

Tuesday 20 October 2015

York Heritage Research Seminar with David Jennings (York Archaeological Trust)

International mobility opportunities for postgraduates

Friday 16 October 2015

An HRC session for York postgraduates led by Sarah Leach, Manager, Centre for Global Programmes

The Early Modern World: Near and Far, 1450 - 1650

Friday 16 October 2015

One-day interdisciplinary conference hosted by the Cabinet of Curiosities in association with the Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies.

Is Morality Objective?

Thursday 15 October 2015

The first in a series of public lectures reflecting on morality, by staff in the Department of Philosophy

CITiZAN Project

Wednesday 14 October 2015

Archaeology York Seminar with Megan Clement and Andy Sherman, CITiZAN Project

Shade matters

Tuesday 13 October 2015

Black History Month lecture with talks by Dr Henrice Altink (York) and Dr Shirley Anne Tate (Leeds)

Reading and In Conversation: Olive Senior

Monday 12 October 2015

Back in the UK for a rare visit, Olive’s York event will highlight her new collection of short stories 'The Pain Tree'. She will also discuss her award-winning work of non-fiction, 'Dying to Better Themselves'.

Anglo-Norman Attitudes: Cross-Channel Antiquarianism in the Romantic Age

Monday 12 October 2015

Public lecture by Rosemary Hill, Honorary Visiting Fellow, Department of History of Art

An ‘Aristotelian Moment’: Democracy in Early Modern England

Thursday 8 October 2015

CREMS Research Seminar and Welcome Reception - with Professor Phil Withington, Sheffield

Ebola: exploring the cultural contexts of an epidemic

Thursday 8 October 2015

A GHH seminar focusing on Ebola, held at the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe

Slavery in Small Things

Tuesday 6 October 2015

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Jim Walvin (York).

Eugenics as a Secular Religion

Thursday 1 October 2015

Dr Marius Turda presents a free evening public lecture

Humanities Research Centre welcome reception

Thursday 1 October 2015

All new arts and humanities postgraduates are warmly invited.

Introduction to the Humanities Research Centre and to doctoral study

Thursday 1 October 2015

For new PhD students in all the arts and humanities departments

Introduction to the Humanities Research Centre and to MA study

Tuesday 29 September 2015

For new Masters students in English and Related Literature, Language and Linguistic Science, Music, Philosophy, Theatre, Film and Television and in the Centres for Eighteenth Century Studies and for Modern Studies

Introduction to the Humanities Research Centre and to MA study

Tuesday 29 September 2015

For new Masters students in Archaeology, History, History of Art, Centre for Medieval Studies, Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies.

History of Medicine Workshop: The meanings of malaria eradication in Latin America during the Cold War

Tuesday 29 September 2015

A research masterclass with Professor Marcos Cueto (Fiocruz, Brazil)

History of Art Opening Event and Welcome to the Academic Year

Monday 28 September 2015

Colleagues from the History of Art department present new research deriving from recent sabbaticals

The Heritage Jam 2015

Friday 25 September 2015

A two-day collaboration for heritage visualisation

History of Medicine Workshop: Physicians & Nationalism

Thursday 24 September 2015

The Department of History and The Centre for Global Health Histories present a free history of medicine workshop with Dr Hans Pols.