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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.

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Events

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Waterloo: Representation and Memory

2-day International Conference to commemorate the Battle of Waterloo

Sat
28
Nov

Difficult Women 1680-1830

CECS day conference: Difficult Women

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News

Spend a week in residence at Shandy Hall in Coxwold. £500 bursary available for current graduate student.

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PATRICK NUTTGENS AWARD 2015

An award of £500 given by the York Georgian Society. Open to York doctoral students researching in the period.

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York Graduate Loyalty Discount

the University of York offers a discount in taught postgraduate Masters tuition fees for all Home and EU alumni who have graduated with an undergraduate degree from the University of York.


CECS MA Scolarships

CECS is offering up to four £1000 scholarships towards fees for the MA in Eighteenth Century Studies for 2015-6. See Funding and Money for details.


Postgraduate Study

Thinking of taking an MA?

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

 Or maybe you are considering an MA by Research, MPhil, or PhD?

Explore our staff pages to see the wide range of interests and expertise among our staff, or email us at cecs1@york.ac.uk to discuss your ideas.

Why choose York for eighteenth-century studies