Staff are drawn from the departments of Archaeology, English, History, and History of Art

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Lively research community - individually and collaboratively explore culture, politics, literature, art and society

Combine your own research with intensive seminar study under the guidance of a leading expert in the field

Fairfax House, York

Castle Howard, North Yorkshire

The Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies is based at the historic King's Manor in the heart of York.

Our highly successful MA in Eighteenth Century Studies offers a wide choice of taught and practical modules, and our staff welcome proposals from students interested in pursuing a research degree.

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The Worlds of Maria Edgeworth: Networks, Influence and Reception

Friday 1 June 2018

A conference to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Maria Edgeworth's birth Registration closes 15 June!


Crusoe at 300: Adaptations, Afterlives & Futures

Friday 1 June 2018

Call for Papers for The sixth biennial meeting of the Defoe Society, July 10-12, 2019


Imagining the Impossible: Festival of (Eighteenth-Century) Ideas

Monday 21 May 2018

Several CECS members will be running events across York next month as part of the Festival of Ideas


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Events

Fri
29
Jun

The Worlds of Maria Edgeworth: Networks, Influence and Reception

CECS is proud to host a conference commemorating Maria Edgeworth 250. Registration closes 15 June!

Thu
19
Jul

Greek Matters

This one-day workshop will consider the intersection of Hellenism and material culture in the early modern world (1400-1800).

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