The Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies was founded in 1996 at the University of York and is based at the historic King's Manor in the heart of the city. Its staff members are drawn from the departments of Archaeology, English, History, and History of Art . The Centre has a lively research community within which students can individually and collaboratively pursue their interests in the history, culture, politics, literature, art, and society of the period.
Call for Papers
Fairfax House Symposium
Retail Realms: Shops, shoppers and shopping in 18th-century Britain, c. 1680-1830
22-23 October 2015
Going to CECS for postgraduate study was one of the best decisions of my life. The superb teaching and collegial research environment stimulated, challenged and inspired me
DH, English Lecturer