Open lectures: Semester 2 - 2023-24
Every semester, the University organises free open lectures on a wide variety of topics and aimed at a general audience.
Most require tickets (available on individual event pages) but some do not. Where tickets are needed, this is also indicated in the publicity.
Doing Queer History in the 2020s: A roundtable for LGBTQ+ History Month
The Department of History invites you to join them for an interdisciplinary roundtable for LGBTQ+ History Month.
The “Canton Shawl” in Imperial Spain: From global commodity to national symbol
A discussion on Canton shawl's Spanish history, its role as a national symbol, and imperial implications.
Water Poetics: In Conversation with Alycia Pirmohamed
Join Writers at York for a one-off Q&A with Alycia Pirmohamed in which we think about ‘What … it means to belong somewhere or to something’.
Technology for the public good: Using physics and engineering to solve humanity's key challenges
Join us for the opening of the new School of Physics, Engineering and Technology.
CANCELLED - Would you trust a robot? Exploring the impact robotics, autonomous systems and AI are having on our society
Join us to celebrate the official opening of the Institute for Safe Autonomy (ISA) at the University of York.
Illusions of agency in anorexia
Anorexia Nervosa individuals show distorted beliefs, like perceiving self-starvation as an achievement; examining implications for illusory agency.
Caring for the Grey in LGBTQ+
Supporting older LGBTQ+ individuals is vital due to lifelong discrimination; an expert panel discusses the challenges, inclusivity, and research during LGBT+ History Month.
Materials and manufacturing in aerospace and defence: Past, present and future
Chris’s talk will cover: His career to date at Lotus Cars and Marshall Aerospace; Composites and materials in sports cars; Materials in aerospace; Future materials and Additive manufacture and material.
Name 5 gay footballers: LGBTQ+ access to community team sport
This LGBTQ+ History Month we will take aim at the exclusion of LGBTQ+ people from the mental and physical health benefits of team sports.
Burton's 'Anatomy of Melancholy'
Burton's Anatomy of Melancholy explores historical views on delusional thought, connecting ancient wisdom to modern philosophy and psychiatry.
The fragility of civic space in South Sudan since independence
Whilst South Sudan readies for its first post-independence elections, human rights concerns persist, urging international support.
Empty signifiers: New approaches to discourse analysis in infrastructure
What can critical discourse analysis, as both a method and conceptual approach, reveal in research into the development of connective infrastructures (roads, railways, ICT networks), past and present?