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Tuesday 16 April 2019


Exploring Yorkshire Landscapes 6 April 2019

The one-day conference organised by our Prehistory Research Section, the East Riding Archaeology Society and others attracted a full-house of 120 to the University of Hull.  Speakers shared memories of their friend and collaborator the...

Sunday 07 April 2019


What happened when Hadrian went home?

A Yorkshire Philosophical Society lecture.

Saturday 06 April 2019


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President's Blog

Promoting YAHS collections: Post-doc fellowships advertised

Promoting our fantastic archival collections, YAHS is sponsoring two short-term post-doctoral fellowships at the University of Leeds. The YAHS fellows will spend up to four weeks in Leeds, identifying a promising project which draws on...

Tuesday 20 November 2018


Launch of the Yorkshire historical dictionary online - and you're invited!

Proud and thrilled to announce that the Yorkshire Dictionary, co-sponsored by YAHS, will be launched in January at the University of York by the Bard of Barnsley, Ian McMillan. Ian will talk about language, history, tradition...

Sunday 18 November 2018


Great demand for YAHS publications online

The YAHS collection online has racked up 26,000 views this year. This is great news. Good to know that a wonderful free service is being appreciated by so many people. I hope the dedicated YAHS members who put in so much work on this feel a warm...

Saturday 03 November 2018


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