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


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.


CECS Student brings 1940s archive interviews to life in film project

Wednesday 15 September 2021

The interviews uncover everything from contemporary working lives to romantic relationships.

Website launch for Gothic Women project

Tuesday 20 July 2021

Gothic Woman is an ongoing, collaborative project supported by the British Association of Romantic Studies. The project’s central focus is on women writing during the Romantic period, particularly those who have been neglected by history and academic study.

Congratulations our new HRC Doctoral Fellows!

Monday 19 July 2021

Congratulations to Holly Day and Sharon Choe who have been awarded doctoral fellowships with the Humanities Research Centre for 2021-22.

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