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  • WRoCAH CDA Series: Elliot Holmes and Aculab PLC

    2019 saw the start of ten AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Awards – PhD projects in which students and partner organisations work together on a piece of applied research that will have immediate impact. The PhD experience these projects offer is very different from normal, bringing their own opportunities and challenges. In this series we hope to…

  • How they fought Hitler (Part 1), by Dr Alexander Shaw

    “Arms and armour provide the opportunity to tell a very different story to that normally featured in Second World War museums: the story of combat on the front lines. Not the story of politicians and generals but the story of how Britain really fought Hitler.” This is part 1 of 2 blog posts covering Alexander’s…

  • PhD Spotlight Competition 2019, by Anna Détári

    Earlier this year, Anna Détári was crowned the overall winner at York’s PhD Spotlight competition, in addition to winning best presentation in the Arts and Humanities. Here, she reflects on the competition and what it meant for her research. Congratulations, Anna!

  • KEP: Artistic Workshops and Community Engagement, by Rebecca Starr

    Rebecca Starr talks about her KEP experience developing art workshops for the Homework Club in Broomhall, Sheffield.

  • International Federation of Public History conference in São Paulo, by Sophie Vohra

    Sophie Vohra reports on her attendance, along with two other researchers from the York History department and supported by WRoCAH, at the 5th Conference of the International Federation of Public History in São Paulo, Brazil.