World Weary:
Cultures of Exhaustion

May 21–22 2020
University of York, UK

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World Weary: Cultures of Exhaustion will take place in the Bowland Auditorium.

Berrick Saul Building
Heslington West campus
University of York
YO10 5DD

The venue is wheelchair accessible with accessible toilets on all floors. Please contact the organisers for any access information or requirements.

Map and directions


By rail
York is on the main East Coast Line from London King's Cross to Edinburgh. Fast trains leave from both north and south at frequent intervals. There is also a direct service across the Pennines between York, Leeds and Manchester Airport. The University is two miles from the railway station and you will need to get a bus or taxi onto campus.

By coach
You can reach York by coach from many destinations around the country. National Express buses stop at the railway station. More details are available from their online coach timetable.

By taxi
A journey by taxi from York railway station to the University will take approximately 15 minutes. There is a taxi rank just outside the station.

Bus to Campus
You can catch the UoY66 from York railway station (stop RJ, opposite side of the road from the station) to the University (Campus West). The service runs every 7-8 minutes Monday to Saturday.

More information about bus services

Driving and parking
It is recommended that drivers approach the University from the junction of the A64 and A1079 on the east of the city, from where the University is signposted. Parking is limited, and visitor parking is on a pay and display basis (see the campus map for locations). Parking costs range from £1.30 for an hour up to £8 for ten hours, and is free at weekends and between 6pm and 8am. You can pay using coins or with a mobile phone using Paysmarti. There are accessible parking spaces in all University car parks.

Further information on getting around campus and accessibility handbooks.

By air
York is easy to reach from many UK airports. More information here.


York has many guesthouses and hotels to suit a range of budgets. We advise Visit York for Bed and Breakfasts in the city centre of York or for competitive rates on hotels.

For affordable single and double en-suites on campus there is Franklin House, located at Alcuin Way, Heslington, York YO10 5NB.