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.

News

Cordial Spirits: Drinking and Sociability in the very long eighteenth century

Thursday 23 January 2020

Registration now open for this CECS one day conference


J. Paul Hunter Prize winner

Tuesday 22 October 2019

We are delighted that Jenny Buckley (English & CECS PhD student) has won The Defoe Society J. Paul Hunter prize


CALL FOR PAPERS

Thursday 26 September 2019

THE ORGANISERS OF THE CECS POSTGRADUATE FORUM Are excited to announce our CALL FOR PAPERS 2019/2020


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Events

Tue
4
Feb

The Rise and Fall and Rise (?) of Thomas Campbell

CECS PG Forum with Amy Wilcockson (University of Nottingham)

Wed
5
Feb

“Burying our Money in Stone Walls”: Fortification and the East India Company, c. 1690–1740

Department of History Research Seminar Speaker: Tim Riding (University of York)

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