Events in 2018-19

Crusoe at 300: Adaptations, Afterlives & Futures

Wednesday 10 July 2019

The sixth biennial meeting of the Defoe Society

Society for Medieval Archaeology 2019 Annual Conference

Friday 5 July 2019

“The Long Black Death”: New Perspectives

Belonging in Late Medieval Cities

Friday 28 June 2019

A conference organised in connection with the Centre for Medieval Studies, Department of History, Royal Historical Society, Past & Present, and the Humanities Research Centre.

HRC Doctoral Fellowships Finals

Wednesday 26 June 2019

The finalists in the HRC Doctoral Fellowships competition present their research, followed by award giving.

Global Health Histories Seminar: Ageing and mental health

Tuesday 25 June 2019

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

Michael Donkor: Reading and Interview

Friday 21 June 2019

A special reading by British-Ghanain novelist Michael Donkor

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

Thursday 20 June 2019

A talk by Honorary Visiting Fellow, Dr Christa Knellwolf King (Sultan Qaboos University, Oman)

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

Tuesday 18 June 2019

CECS Postgraduate Forum with Charmaine Falzon (Queen Mary University of London)

Art as Commodities / Commodities as Art: An Interdisciplinary Conference

Friday 14 June 2019

This conference will demonstrate the centrality of markets to art’s modern cultural ascendancy, while also recasting art objects as bodies of knowledge and vehicles of cultural exchange through networks of global trade.

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

Thursday 13 June 2019

Professor Joy Porter on The American Environment: Histories of Conflict Over Energy, Water and Treatied Space

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

Tuesday 11 June 2019

Medieval Literatures Seminar with speaker Dr Philip Knox (University of Cambridge).

The Aesthetics of Autonomy

Tuesday 11 June 2019

CECS Postgraduate Forum with Marte Stinis (University of York)

Festival Film Screening: Peterloo

Sunday 9 June 2019

Join us for a special Festival screening of Mike Leigh’s epic film Peterloo.

Peterloo: Mike Leigh in conversation

Sunday 9 June 2019

Join Mike as he discusses the film and its making.

Festival Fringe Family Fun Afternoon

Saturday 8 June 2019

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

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

Friday 7 June 2019

CREMS Festival of Ideas Lecture with Dr Neil Tarrant (CREMS Research Associate)

Flying/Drowning: Heidi Bucher’s Spatial Impressions

Thursday 6 June 2019

Keynote lecture for York Summer Theory Institute in Art History

Small Things in the Eighteenth Century

Thursday 6 June 2019

A British Academy funded conference

Beer and Ballads

Wednesday 5 June 2019

A York Festival of Ideas event

Chaucer's Pardoner and the Rhetoric of Metafiction and Metalepsis

Wednesday 5 June 2019

Part of the ICNS 'Historicising Fictionality' seminar series.

Jackson Pollock's Mural in the Light of Photography.

Tuesday 4 June 2019

Keynote lecture for York Summer Theory Institute in Art History

City of Beasts: How animals shaped Georgian London

Tuesday 4 June 2019

CECS Research Seminar with Thomas Almeroth-Williams (University of Cambridge)

York Summer Theory Institute: Art History and Phenomenology

Monday 3 June 2019

2019 York Summer Theory Institute in Art History

Thinking with Mysticism

Friday 31 May 2019

This day-symposium will explore how the mystical, the prophetic, enthusiastic or the apophatic were deployed, to political, scientific or artistic purposes.

Thomas Browne and the mystery of numbers

Thursday 30 May 2019

The Annual Distinguished Patrides Lecture with Professor Jessica Wolfe (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

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

Tuesday 28 May 2019

CECS Postgraduate Forum with Juliet Learmouth (Birkbeck University of London)

Subjectivity and Sovereignty: Tracing the Modern through Time and Space, 1850 - Present.

Tuesday 28 May 2019

CModS postgraduate forum annual symposium

Public Lecture: Professor Rosemary Joyce

Thursday 23 May 2019

Confronting the Limits of Material Properties: From Kitty Litter to Granite in the Archaeology of Nuclear Waste

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

Thursday 23 May 2019

With papers from leading scholars, this one-day conference honours Linne Mooney’s contribution to the study of medieval English manuscripts.

Making Harewood and the Modern World

Wednesday 22 May 2019

Department of Archaeology 40th Anniversary Open Lectures Series

Which came first: the romance or the ballad?

Tuesday 21 May 2019

York Medieval Lecture with speaker Professor Laura Ashe (University of Oxford).

Historicising Fictionality Seminar

Thursday 16 May 2019

Speaker Professor Elizabeth Tyler (University of York). Part of the Historicising Fictionality

War, Gender and Religion between Flanders and Italy in the Early Modern period: epistemological and historical Issues

Thursday 16 May 2019

Silvia Mostaccio (Department of History, Louvain-la-Neuve)

The Truth of Psychoanalysis

Wednesday 15 May 2019

The last in a series of three lectures this year by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst.

Contemporary Concepts of Adolescent Development

Wednesday 15 May 2019

The last in a series of three seminars this year by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst.

Image, Likeness, or Parody; Portraiture in Persian Painting

Tuesday 14 May 2019

Hosted by the York Islamic Art Circle

Reviving the Credibility of the Criminal Law: Robert Peel’s reform and resistance to Jeremy Bentham’s radicalism

Tuesday 14 May 2019

CECS Postgraduate Forum with Cheng Li (University of York)

Sam Reese: Reading and Interview

Thursday 9 May 2019

A special reading by Aotearoa/New Zealand-born writer Sam Reese. Part of the Creative Dissonance: Writing Now CModS research strand and the Writers at York programme.

Dickens and the Epitaphic Imagination

Wednesday 8 May 2019

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Claire Wood (University of Leicester).

Writing the future, the present and the past

Tuesday 7 May 2019

A Writers at York event

Wordsworth’s Anglo-French Pamphlet: Public and Private Codes in A Letter to the Bishop of Llandaff

Tuesday 7 May 2019

Professor David Duff (Queen Mary, University of London) will be giving the CECS Annual Stephen Copley lecture

Tilemania - collecting and copying 'Persian' tiles in the late nineteenth-century

Thursday 2 May 2019

Hosted by the York Islamic Art Circle

In the next leyf: the edge of the material text

Thursday 2 May 2019

This year the Annual Riddy Lecture will be delivered by Professor Daniel Wakelin (University of Oxford).

'Passing currant’: credit, ethos, and testimony in John Cartwright's Preachers Travel (1611)

Wednesday 1 May 2019

Cabinet of Curiosities seminar with Dr Natalya Din-Kariuki (University of Oxford)

Emergent Environments: Victorian Medievalism, the East, and the Reform of Cities'

Wednesday 1 May 2019

Research Seminar by Corinna Wagner (Associate Professor of Literature and Visual Culture, University of Exeter)

Black, White, and Read All Over: Mines, Mountains, and the Paysage Moralise of the British Press in the Early Twentieth Century

Wednesday 1 May 2019

CModS Modernist Peripheries research strand seminar with Dr Abbie Garrington, Durham University

The Spouting Club: A Workship

Tuesday 30 April 2019

CECS Postgraduate Forum with Ellen Brewster (University of Oxford)

HRC PhD poster competition exhibition and prize giving

Monday 29 April 2019

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

The Architecture of Conversion and the Early Modern Stage

Thursday 25 April 2019

CREMS Research Seminar with Abigail Shinn (Department of English, Goldsmiths London)

Equality of sacrifice: V.S. Pritchett, Graham Greene, The Third Man (and Shakespeare)

Wednesday 24 April 2019

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Erica Sheen (University of York).

Travelling East via Burlington House: Orientalist painting at the Royal Academy

Tuesday 23 April 2019

Hosted by the Islamic Art Circle

Historical Memory Culture and the significance of the 1453 Ottoman Conquest of Constantinople

Wednesday 17 April 2019

Medievalism and Imperial Modernity research strand seminar

Global Health Histories Seminar 124: Health in Emergencies

Sunday 7 April 2019

This seminar poses the question, how we should rethink humanitarian interventions during times of emergency?

Pathologies of democratic deliberation: A symposium on Anna Elisabetta Galeotti’s Political Self-Deception

Friday 5 April 2019

The symposium is kindly supported by the Society for Applied Philosophy and the Department of Politics (University of York). It will bring together moral philosophers, political philosophers and US historians to discuss Galeotti’s book as well as the theoretical and normative relevance of political self-deception.

Berkeleian Minds: Will and Understanding

Tuesday 2 April 2019

A two-day conference

Writing a philosopher’s life: The case of George Berkeley

Monday 1 April 2019

Philosophy public lecture

German Idealism, Recognition, and Identity Politics

Thursday 14 March 2019

A public lecture by Dr James Clarke

Aesthetics of Against: A Dialectic of the Contemporary Novel

Wednesday 13 March 2019

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Alexandra Kingston-Reese.

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

Wednesday 13 March 2019

HRC Graduate Training session

Displaying the Bayeux Tapestry, now and then

Monday 11 March 2019

Part of the History of Art research seminar series

Travelling East via Burlington House: Orientalist painitng at the Royal Academy

Thursday 7 March 2019

Hosted by the Islamic Art Circle

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

Thursday 7 March 2019

A 'Narrative and the Senses' seminar with Marco Bernini (University of Durham). Part of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Narrative Studies seminar series: 'Limit Narratology: Cognition and Culture'.

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

Thursday 7 March 2019

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

HRC Graduate Training: Beyond the PhD: Careers Outside of Academia

Wednesday 6 March 2019

HRC Graduate Training Session

In Conversation with Sara Wajid

Tuesday 5 March 2019

Sara Wajid (and a special guest, to be announced!) will have a conversation about access, diversity, representation and social change in the museums and heritage sector.

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

Monday 4 March 2019

Part of the History of Art research seminar series

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

Thursday 28 February 2019

Part of the Centre for Modern Studies 'Creative Dissonance: Writing Now' research strand.

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

Thursday 28 February 2019

Part of the Centre for Modern Studies 'Creative Dissonance: Writing Now' research strand.

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

Wednesday 27 February 2019

A 'Historicizing Fictionality' Seminar with speaker Jane Raisch (Department of English and Related Literature, University of York).

HRC Graduate Training: Beyond the PhD: Academic Careers

Wednesday 27 February 2019

HRC Graduate training session

'Democracy and Revolution in Conservative and Unionist Political Thought

Wednesday 27 February 2019

Part of our Spring research seminar series

Programmed for Affect: Thinking About Sensors and Senses in Heritage and Cultural Experiences

Tuesday 26 February 2019

Jess Hoare considers whether wearable technologies can further our understanding of the relationship between heritage and cultural spaces and their visitors.

Arts and Humanities Postgraduate Virtual Open Day

Tuesday 26 February 2019

Join us for a live event where you can chat with academic staff and current students about postgraduate study and life at York.

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

Monday 25 February 2019

Part of the History of Art research seminar series

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

Friday 22 February 2019

Hosted by the Islamic Art Circle

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

Thursday 21 February 2019

Ingo Herklotz (History of Art, University of Marburg)

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

Wednesday 20 February 2019

Part of our Spring research seminar series

Ten Reasons to Read Radclyffe Hall

Wednesday 20 February 2019

An event for LGBT History Month with speaker Dr Hannah Roche (University of York).

HRC Graduate Training: Ethics & Research With Human Participants

Wednesday 20 February 2019

HRC Graduate Training session. For all interested arts and humanities postgraduates, but with MA students embarking on dissertations particularly in mind.

Dismantling Ivory Towers: Archaeology, Conservation and Community Engagement in Turkey

Tuesday 19 February 2019

B. Nilgün Öz explores how community-focused projects take place during archaeological excavations in Turkey, identifying problems and opportunities for conservation, and discussing the impact of such projects on site conservation.

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

Tuesday 19 February 2019

York Medieval Lecture

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

Monday 18 February 2019

Part of the History of Art research seminar series

Cats, coffins and costumes: 100 years of scientific research at the British Museum

Monday 18 February 2019

Professor Carl Heron, the Director of Scientific Research at the British Museum, will give a talk on the work of laboratory research at the Museum, including the exploration of new approaches and how scientific research can be shared with public audiences.

Masters Taster Day

Friday 15 February 2019

Come and visit us on campus for a taster of some of our taught Masters degrees

A 'Historicizing Fictionality' Seminar

Thursday 14 February 2019

A 'Historicizing Fictionality' Seminar with speaker David Attwell (Department of English and Related Literature, University of York).

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

Wednesday 13 February 2019

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Chris O'Rourke (University of Lincoln).

HRC Graduate Training: Becoming an Academic Writer

Wednesday 13 February 2019

A HRC graduate training session for all interested arts and humanities postgraduates

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

Tuesday 12 February 2019

Hosted by the Islamic Art Circle

Exhibiting the Icon of the Cold War: Approaches to Preserving and Communicating the Berlin Wall

Tuesday 12 February 2019

Axel Klausmeier, director of the Berlin Wall Foundation, discusses how the organization looks after the remains of the Berlin Wall, and how it functions as a site of tourism.

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

Tuesday 12 February 2019

Medieval School Research Seminar with speaker Marco Nievergelt (University of Warwick).

On Attention-Seeking

Wednesday 6 February 2019

The second in a series of three lectures this year by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst.

The Mirror-Role of Mother and Family in Child Development

Wednesday 6 February 2019

The second in a series of three seminars this year by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst.

HRC Graduate Training: Impact, Interdisciplinarity and HRC opportunities

Wednesday 6 February 2019

A HRC graduate training afternoon for all arts and humanities postgraduates

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

Monday 4 February 2019

The Staffordshire Hoard is an extraordinary assemblage of early Anglo-Saxon treasure, which was discovered in 2009 by metal-detection in the West Midlands. Find out about the five-year research programme on the Hoard which has led to major revisions in archaeological and historical understanding of the period.

A Private Rebellion: Indian Painting in the Qajar Court of the nineteenth century

Thursday 31 January 2019

Hosted by the York Islamic Art Circle

YourDIG: Melting Pot Exhibition Launch

Thursday 31 January 2019

Steve Ashby's Melting Pot Project collaborated with A-level science students from York College to carry out some experimental archaeology to see if we could replicate how Vikings cooked

Female Human Animals - Public Film Screening with Panel Discussion

Thursday 31 January 2019

Shot in the real-life contemporary art world, FEMALE HUMAN ANIMAL is a darkly romantic psychothriller about a creative woman disenchanted with what modern life has to offer her.

A 'Narrative and the Senses' seminar

Thursday 31 January 2019

A 'Narrative and the Senses' seminar with Dr Claire Chambers and Dr Richard Walsh (University of York). Part of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Narrative Studies seminar series: 'Limit Narratology: Cognition and Culture'.

Oscar Wilde, Modernism and the Queering of Realism

Wednesday 30 January 2019

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Sos Eltis (University of Oxford).

Secured by Design: Criminology, Housing and Public Space in Late Twentieth Century Britain

Wednesday 30 January 2019

Part of our Spring research seminar series

Global Health Histories Seminar 116: Antimicrobial Resistance

Wednesday 30 January 2019

This seminar explores the global challenges presented by antimicrobial resistance

HRC Graduate Training: PhD Study and Dealing with Stress

Wednesday 30 January 2019

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

Archaeological Maps: Performance and Play

Tuesday 29 January 2019

Piraye will demonstrate how alternative cartographic practices in archaeology can be paired with playful performances in knowledge creation.

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

Monday 28 January 2019

This talk will present the results of an inter-disciplinary project which has studied the Mediterranean during the Holocene and reconstructed socio-environmental changes in the landscape.

Holocaust Memorial Day: Turning historical research into performance

Saturday 26 January 2019

A pre-show panel discussion

Sam Thompson: Reading and Interview

Friday 25 January 2019

Join us for a special reading by Belfast-based writer Sam Thompson, followed by an interview and wine reception. Part of the Creative Dissonance CModS Research Strand and the Writers at York programme.

Early Modern Global Soundscapes: A Workshop

Friday 25 January 2019

Call for Participants

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

Thursday 24 January 2019

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

'Repressions are necessary; the hype is not': Explaining terror in Soviet terms, 1917-1940

Wednesday 23 January 2019

Part of our Spring research seminar series

Radio's Vernacular Modernism

Wednesday 23 January 2019

CModS research seminar with Professor Kate Lacey (University of Sussex).

Histories of Listening

Wednesday 23 January 2019

This event includes a workshop for the ‘Electronic Soundscapes’ WRoCAH network and a research seminar by Professor Kate Lacey (University of Sussex)

London Mithraeum: A New Light on London’s Roman Temple of Mithras

Tuesday 22 January 2019

Louise Fowler of MOLA discusses work conducted on the London Mithraeum Bloomberg SPACE, built around reconstructed remains of a Roman Temple of Mithras in London.

Dealers, Collectors and Curators: The rise in fascination with Mina’i ware inthe early twentieth century

Monday 21 January 2019

A colloborative event between the History of Art department and the York Islamic Art Circle

Telling the whole story: publishing sites in a developer-funded context

Monday 21 January 2019

This talk will highlight the challenges of reconstructing the past uncovered at archaeological sites for publication, and suggest potential ways to address these difficulties.

Global Health Histories Seminar 115: Public Information

Monday 21 January 2019

This installment in the Global Health Histories series looks back at historic WHO public information strategies

Locating Nancy Holt

Wednesday 16 January 2019

Research seminar by Dr James Boaden (History of Art, University of York) as part of the Modernist Peripheries research strand

Converting pagans and feeding babies in early medieval England

Wednesday 16 January 2019

Part of our Spring Research Seminar series

Re-Thinking Digital Heritage Research: Practices, Epistemologies and Ethics

Tuesday 15 January 2019

Chiara Bonacchi uses her experience in digital heritage - through both digital cultural engagement and data science applied to heritage research, to reflect on the transformations that digital heritage research is undergoing in a world of 'big data'.

Mary Guyatt on Careers in the Heritage Industry

Monday 14 January 2019

Join us for a talk about careers in the Heritage industry, led by Mary Guyatt, the Curator of the Jane Austen’s House Museum in Chawton.

Philosophy of Film, Without Theory Conference

Thursday 10 January 2019

A two-day international conference

Equality and Democracy in Local & City Government: Theory and Practice

Monday 7 January 2019

A one-day conference on the theory and practice of progressive local and city government

Interpreting and Preserving the Cultural Heritage

Friday 14 December 2018

With papers from leading scholars, this two-day conference honours Professor David Park's contribution to the study and perservation of medieval art.

Reason, Revolution and Rights

Saturday 8 December 2018

Workshop 4 in the series, "Reason, Right, and Revolution: Practical Philosophy between Kant and Hegel"

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

Friday 30 November 2018

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

Four Corners of One Cloth: Textiles from the Islamic World

Thursday 29 November 2018

Event hosted by York Islamic Art Circle

The politics of violence, glue-sniffing, and liberation: making 1968 in Japan

Wednesday 28 November 2018

Department of History research seminar with William Marotti (UCLA)

Walter Pater and Portraiture

Wednesday 28 November 2018

Part of the History of Art Research Seminar Series

Locating Sites of Music Pilgrimage in London

Tuesday 27 November 2018

YOHRS seminar with Hilary Orange of the Ruhr Universität Bochum, Germany, and Paul Graves-Brown, Honorary Research Associate at York

Exposure: Online participation and the artist’s body

Monday 26 November 2018

Part of the History of Art research seminar series

Style Wars: Fashioning Hair in Early Modernity

Thursday 22 November 2018

Dr Sue Vincent (University of York)

"We come with passports instead of swords” unpacking the 1926 Mediterranean Pilgrimage of the Order of St John

Wednesday 21 November 2018

Department of History research seminar with Mike Horswell (Visiting Tutor, Oxford)

Projecting Modernism: The Future of Britain in 1930s Documentary Film

Tuesday 20 November 2018

A Centre for Modern Studies 'Modernist Peripheries: Fringes and Frontiers' research seminar with speaker Dr Michael McCluskey (University of York).

Constructing Stonehenge, Creating its Landscape c1860-1960.

Tuesday 20 November 2018

YOHRS seminar with Martyn Barber, Senior Researcher with Historic England's Aerial Investigation & Mapping team

Imperialising Old English: 'The Battle of Brunanburh'

Tuesday 20 November 2018

Speaker Professor Elizabeth Tyler (University of York). Part of the York Medieval Lecture Series .

A list of luggage from the Indian Ocean world – towards a high-definition “archaeology” of text?

Monday 19 November 2018

Dept of Archaeology York Seminar with Elizabeth Lambourn of De Montfort University

Persian Classics today: contemporary visual interpretations of Medieval Literature

Thursday 15 November 2018

Event hosted by York Islamic Art Circle

Serial Revolutions: Why 1848 Matters

Wednesday 14 November 2018

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Clare Pettitt (King's College London).

Women, Accounting, and Intertextuality in Eighteenth-Century England

Wednesday 14 November 2018

Department of History research seminar with Lizzie Spencer (York)

Arts and Humanities Postgraduate Open Afternoon

Wednesday 14 November 2018

Find out about postgraduate study in the Arts and Humanities at York

Foreground Activity, Background Architecture & Heritage

Tuesday 13 November 2018

Simon Baker uses his experience in founding architectural practice 'Group Ginger' to explore how the role of architects might be developed into that of concept managers or curators with on-going relationships to place-making, influencing policy, defining space, public use and participatory involvement.

Looking for John Thornton: The Great East Window of York Minster revisited

Monday 12 November 2018

Part of the History of Art research seminar series

The Expendables: Bioarchaeological Evidence for Child Labour during the Industrial Revolution in 18th-19th century England

Monday 12 November 2018

Dept of Archaeology York Seminar with Dr Becky Gowland of Durham University

Between Avebury and Stonehenge. The Neolithic monuments of the Pewsey Vale

Friday 9 November 2018

Jim Leary presents the results of recent archaeological investigations in the Vale of Pewsey in Wiltshire. These excavations focus on Marden henge - the largest henge in the country - and other nearby monuments.

Ethics and the Modern Novel: Toni Morrison, Henry James and the Problem of Other People

Thursday 8 November 2018

The Modern School's annual Jacques Berthoud Lecture will this year be delivered by Professor Dorothy Hale (University of California, Berkeley).

Constructing Religion, Defining Crimes: Slavery, Power, and Belief in the Early Modern Caribbean

Wednesday 7 November 2018

Department of History research seminar with Katherine Gerbner (Minnesota)

Looking Out, Looking In – Island Archaeology and Heritage in Jersey

Tuesday 6 November 2018

Jon Carter uses his work in Jersey to discuss issues of heritage management on small islands, including pressure on land use, contested versions of identity, and limited access to national and international support, and highlights the need to develop and strengthen partnerships.

Unsure Shores: Uncertain Orientalism in Lord Byron's 'The Giaour' (1813) and 'The Bride of Abydos' (1814)

Tuesday 6 November 2018

A Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies Postgraduate Forum event with speaker Nicholas Dunn-McAfee (University of Oxford).

Peterloo: A Conversation with Jacqueline Riding

Friday 2 November 2018

A Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies/Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past event, with speaker Jacqueline Riding, historical advisor on the film 'Peterloo', and author of the related book 'Peterloo: the Story of the Manchester Massacre'.

Who's Afraid of Alice Meynell?: Alice Meynell in the Age of Modernism

Thursday 1 November 2018

Research seminar with Dr Sarah Parker (Loughborough) as part of the CModS 'Modernist Peripheries: Fringes and Frontiers' research strand

Among the Rodents of Colonial Rangoon

Wednesday 31 October 2018

Department of History research seminar with Jonathan Saha (Leeds)

Keeping St Denys acephalous, and other considerations in participative church conservation

Tuesday 30 October 2018

A pretentious title for a pragmatic talk on the challenges and opportunities of using participatory practice in conservation projects, based on the recently completed work at St Denys church, York.

The Lane Less Travelled: Logic and Literature in the Early Modern Period

Thursday 25 October 2018

Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies Research Seminar with speaker Dr Katrin Ettenhuber (Pembroke College, Faculty of English, University of Cambridge).

Teaching Pastoral Care to Friars in the Thirteenth Century: Evidence from Casuistical Questions

Wednesday 24 October 2018

Department of History research seminar with Emily Corran (St John's College, Oxford)

Art as the Justification of Life in Nietzsche's 'The Birth of Tragedy'

Wednesday 24 October 2018

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Tom Stern (University College London).

Kingship and Society in Northern Pictland

Monday 22 October 2018

Dept of Archaeology York Seminar with Gordon Noble

BBC History Magazine's History Weekend York

Friday 19 October 2018

Members of the University of York's Department of History will feature at BBC History Magazine's Weekend 2018

Rethinking the Genius of Grinling Gibbons

Friday 19 October 2018

Event co-hosted by Fairfax House and the History of Art department.

Literature knows no frontiers

Thursday 18 October 2018

Join us to explore the processes that lead to a book being published in translation, and the factors that can help or hinder that process, from money to gender to geography. A Writers at York event.

Collecting Diversity for Heritage Futures

Wednesday 17 October 2018

YOHRS seminar with Sefryn Penrose and Esther Breithoff

The Circumpolar World, 1850-1940: From Scandinavia to North America

Wednesday 17 October 2018

A History of Art and Centre for Modern Studies workshop

“In the Blood of Our Brothers.” The Abolition of the Slave Trade in Spain’s Atlantic Empire

Wednesday 17 October 2018

Department of History research seminar with Jesús Sanjurjo (York)

Criticism and Truth, on the Epistemology of Literary Studies

Tuesday 16 October 2018

A Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies Research Seminar with speaker Professor Jonathan Kramnick (Yale University).

Incommensurability in Holbein’s Ambassadors

Monday 15 October 2018

Part of the History of Art research seminar series

Contrasts and contradictions: The materiality of resilience, change and intervention in the North East 1929-39

Monday 15 October 2018

Dept of Archaeology York Seminar with Ronan O'Donnell and Kayt Armstrong

Adventures, archives, and anguish in undertaking AIDS research

Monday 15 October 2018

Join CGHH for a public lecture with Dr Carla Tsampiras

Poetry Book Society Autumn Launch

Thursday 11 October 2018

The Department of English and Related Literature is delighted to host the Poetry Book Society’s Autumn Launch as part of our Writers at York series, featuring poetry readings by Kate Potts, Kit Fan, and Zaffar Kunial.

Persecution, place and prayer: rediscovering the Special Collections at the Bar Convent York, 1686—2018

Thursday 11 October 2018

Dr Hannah Thomas (Bar Convent Living Heritage Centre)

Brexit and History Conference - POSTPONED

Thursday 11 October 2018

Sponsored by The Economic History Society and supported by the Department of History, University of York

From the ‘Golden Era’ to the ‘Horse Racing Book’ Crisis: The Transformation of the Comic Publishing Industry in the Early PRC

Wednesday 10 October 2018

Department of History research seminar with Rebecca Scott (KCL)

The Cure for Psychoanalysis

Wednesday 10 October 2018

The first in a series of three lectures this year by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst.

Creativity and Its Origins

Wednesday 10 October 2018

The first in a series of three seminars this year by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst.

LANDE: the Calais "Jungle" and Beyond

Tuesday 9 October 2018

YOHRS seminar with Rachael Kiddey, Sarah Mallet and Dan Hicks from the School of Archaeology and the Pitt Rivers Museum at the University of Oxford

Empiricism, Epistolarity and Landscape in Elizabeth Montagu's Correspondence

Tuesday 9 October 2018

A Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies Postgraduate Forum event with speaker Millie Schurch (University of York).

Global Health Histories Seminar 111 - Zika

Monday 8 October 2018

Join us in the Berrick Saul Building for the return of the popular Global Health Histories series

Bath to Baghdad and beyond: Ellen Tanner’s collection of Middle Eastern Art

Thursday 4 October 2018

Event hosted by the York Islamic Art Circle

‘Forgive Me Awful Poet:’ The Redemption and Rewriting of Paradise Lost

Thursday 4 October 2018

Research Seminar organised by the Centres for Eighteenth Century Studies and Renaissance and Early Modern Studies with speaker Professor David Harper (West Point).