Category Archive: History at York

The Battle of the Somme film review

In early November, Professor Andrew Higson gave a talk at a screening of the film ‘The Battle of the Somme’. This article outlines the talk given, and discusses the film in that light.
AUTHOR: CATHERINE METCALF

Doing the Dissertation: Tips for researching and writing an undergraduate History dissertation

Writing and researching for a dissertation is no easy task. Here, tips and tricks for making the challenge more achievable are considered.
AUTHOR: LAURA FLANNIGAN and others.

A Letter From The Editor-in-Chief

With the elections for a new administration coming up, the Editor-in-Chief talks about how The York Historian has grown since its establishment.
AUTHOR: AILA BICER

The History of an Idea: The Paradoxes of Magna Carta in its 800th Year

This weekend we celebrate the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta — but are we celebrating an idea rather than a reality? AUTHOR: LAURA FLANNIGAN