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

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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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Women's Studies Group 1558-1837 bursary award announcement

Tuesday 15 January 2019

Hannah Jeans (History & CECS PhD student) has been awarded this prestigious award to take up a Kanner Fellowship in British Studies at the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, Los Angeles


The Favourite: Who was Queen Anne, played by Olivia Colman?

Thursday 10 January 2019

Hannah Grieg, historical adviser to the film which earned Olivia Colman a Golden Globe, discusses the reality of Queen Anne's life.


Difficult Women in the Long Eighteenth Century

Tuesday 18 December 2018

CECS students reunite to produce a collaborative piece for the arts and culture magazine Garageland


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