All forthcoming events in CECS

Research Seminars

Seminars begin at 4.30pm and are held in King’s Manor, Room KG07 (the Stephen Copley Room), except when otherwise indicated below.

CECS Summer term events 2019 (PDF  , 512kb)

CECS Postgraduate Forum Summer 2019 (PDF  , 159kb)

Tue
30
Apr

The Spouting Club: A Workship

CECS Postgraduate Forum with Ellen Brewster (University of Oxford)

Tue
7
May

Wordsworth’s Anglo-French Pamphlet: Public and Private Codes in A Letter to the Bishop of Llandaff

Professor David Duff (Queen Mary, University of London) will be giving the CECS Annual Stephen Copley lecture

Wed
22
May

Making Harewood and the Modern World

Department of Archaeology 40th Anniversary Open Lectures Series

Tue
28
May

Living amidst the ruins: A social geography of eighteenth-century Whitehall

CECS Postgraduate Forum with Juliet Learmouth (Birkbeck University of London)

Tue
4
Jun

City of Beasts: How animals shaped Georgian London

CECS Research Seminar with Thomas Almeroth-Williams (University of Cambridge)

Wed
5
Jun

Beer and Ballads

Join us at a local tavern as we recreate the convivial atmosphere of the radical meetings of the early 19th century

Thu
6
Jun

Small Things in the Eighteenth Century

A British Academy funded conference

Sun
9
Jun

Peterloo: Mike Leigh in conversation

Join Mike as he discusses the film and its making.

Sun
9
Jun

Festival Film Screening: Peterloo

Join us for a special Festival screening of Mike Leigh’s epic film Peterloo.

Tue
11
Jun

The Aesthetics of Autonomy

CECS Postgraduate Forum with Marte Stinis (University of York)

Fri
14
Jun

Art as Commodities / Commodities as Art: An Interdisciplinary Conference

This conference will demonstrate the centrality of markets to art’s modern cultural ascendancy, while also recasting art objects as bodies of knowledge and vehicles of cultural exchange through networks of global trade.

Tue
18
Jun

Prudence or Pathology? The Figure of the Miser in the Eighteenth-Century Money It-Narrative

CECS Postgraduate Forum with Charmaine Falzon (Queen Mary University of London)

Wed
10
Jul

Crusoe at 300: Adaptations, Afterlives & Futures

The sixth biennial meeting of the Defoe Society

Thu
11
Jul

A Contemporary Robinsonade

Peter Robinson (University of Reading) reads from The Constitutionals: A Fiction (2019) and discusses the praxis of adaptation