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2022 events

Neil Ramsey

Tuesday 22 November 2022

Details to be confirmed.

Roxanne Eberle, "My nationality decreases every day": Amelia Opie's "Recollections of a Visit to Paris in 1802."

Tuesday 15 November 2022

Join us for Roxanne Eberle's insightful talks on nationality and Amelia Opie's visit to Paris in 1802.

Launch of Jennie Batchelor's The Lady's Magazine (1770-1832) and the Making of Literary History

Tuesday 1 November 2022

Join our online event to launch Jennie Batchelor's The Lady's Magazine (1770-1832) and the Making of Literary History.

'Slavery Shall Cease': The Millennial Mission of British Abolitionists, 1780-1840

Thursday 20 October 2022

Join us for this illuminating talk from John Coffey

Institutions of Literature and Small Things in the Eighteenth Century: Introduction and launch

Tuesday 4 October 2022

Jon Mee and Chloe Wigston Smith discuss institutions of literature and small things in the eighteenth century.

Reproducing Race across the Black/White Atlantic: England and Jamaica in the mid-C18

Thursday 30 June 2022

Professor Catherine Hall presents this lecture which explores the reproduction of racial and gender hierarchies in the mid-C18.

Charles and Mary Lamb: Elia and Beyond

Saturday 18 June 2022

We're holding a conference day to mark the 200th anniversary of the first publication of Charles Lamb's Elia essays in the London Magazine.

London in 1810: Spanish American Independence at 27 Grafton Street

Tuesday 7 June 2022

The year 1810 marked a watershed moment in the history of Latin America. During these months, several independent juntas, a set of provisional governments created during the French occupation of Spain, were established across the continent from Mexico to Argentina

The Natural History of Poetry

Tuesday 24 May 2022

Dr Thomas H. Ford joins us to discuss the speculative concept of the natural history of poetry, devised by August Wilhelm and Friedrich Schlegel between 1795 and 1805.

The long 18th century on screen: A Q&A about working as a historian behind the scenes with film & TV

Tuesday 26 April 2022

Hannah Greig leads a discussion on the benefits and pitfalls of academics collaborating with film and TV companies to create period dramas.

Gout shoes and the material culture of disability in Georgian Britain

Tuesday 15 March 2022

Professor Matthew McCormack presents the fourth research seminar looking into disability in Georgian Britain.

Continuity, Stability and Prosperity: Eighteenth-Century British Historiography in Journal Literature in the 2010s

Tuesday 1 March 2022

Please note this event has been CANCELLED Trevor Burnard presents the third research seminar of the term.

Fractured Stories and Fragmented Archives: Women’s Paper Traces and the Eighteenth-Century House & Commemorating Imperialism in Westminster Abbey after 1660

Tuesday 15 February 2022

Katie Crowther and Gemma Shearwood present a joint event with the York Georgian Society

Friday's Accidental Blackness: Interpreting Race in Robinson Crusoe

Tuesday 18 January 2022

Katie Crowther and Gemma Shearwood examine the texts and contexts of Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe.