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Research on British teeth unlocks potential for new insights into ancient diets

Posted on Wednesday 18 July 2018

Goofy, yellow and crooked: British smiles have sometimes had a less-than-flattering international image, but a new study has put tartar from our infamously bad teeth to good use.


Expert Reaction: Tom Cruise on a mission for authentic action

Posted on Wednesday 18 July 2018

An expert in Hollywood blockbuster movies comments on the high-stakes stunts in the latest installment of the Mission Impossible franchise.


The origins of pottery linked with intensified fishing in the post-glacial period

Posted on Monday 16 July 2018

A study into some of the earliest known pottery remains has suggested that the rise of ceramic production was closely linked with intensified fishing at the end of the last Ice Age.


Open lectures

Fri
20
Jul

Playhouses in Shakespeare’s time: why ‘play’? why ‘house’?

As York celebrates the coming of the Rose playhouse to the city, this free pre-show talk asks what ‘playhouse’ really means and how this affects our understanding of Shakespeare

Tue
24
Jul

Richard III: History’s Man and Shakespeare's

In celebration of York’s Summer of Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre and the University of York proudly present a free public talk and discussion about the historical King Richard III and the Shakespearean character of Richard ahead of the performance of Richard III at the Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre that evening.

Wed
25
Jul

A Midsummer Night's Dream

In celebration of York’s Summer of Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre and the University of York proudly present a free pre-show talk, with actor assistance, about the Shakespearean comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Talk given by University of York Shakespearean Professor Judith Buchanan, ahead of the performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre that evening

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