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The Worlds of Maria Edgeworth: Networks, Influence and Reception

Friday 1 June 2018

A conference to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Maria Edgeworth's birth Registration closes 15 June!


Crusoe at 300: Adaptations, Afterlives & Futures

Friday 1 June 2018

Call for Papers for The sixth biennial meeting of the Defoe Society, July 10-12, 2019


Imagining the Impossible: Festival of (Eighteenth-Century) Ideas

Monday 21 May 2018

Several CECS members will be running events across York next month as part of the Festival of Ideas


Prestigious Grants for Small Things

Monday 14 May 2018

Congratulations to Dr Chloe Wigston Smith, who has been awarded two grants in support of her work on women and material entanglements in the Atlantic world.


Alligator eggs and hyena bones

Friday 4 May 2018

CECS student reveals the hidden histories of the women of the Yorkshire Philosophical Society


Expert Comment: Georgian fascination with conversation

Thursday 3 May 2018

Professor Jon Mee and Dr Chloe Wigston Smith tell us about the role of conversation in Georgian society.


CECS PhD Student makes film for Georgian Theatre Royal in Richmond

Wednesday 11 April 2018

Film-maker and CECS PhD student Declan McCormack has produced a promotional video for the Georgian Theatre Royal in Richmond, North Yorkshire.


Fellowship success!

Tuesday 3 April 2018

CECS and English PhD students Fiona Milne and Gabriella Barnard-Edmunds have been awarded fellowships


Award Report: Women’s Studies Group 1558-1837 Anniversary Bursary

Tuesday 6 March 2018

Madeleine Pelling discusses how this award has helped with her research.


Student Success

Wednesday 21 February 2018

Some of our PhD students have received awards this term to assist them with travel to archives, libraries, and collections that are relevant to their research.


Fictional ‘Facts’: Pirate Sex and the Eighteenth-Century Archive

Monday 19 February 2018

We were delighted to have the privilege of hosting Associate Professor Manushag N. Powell, from Purdue University.


Is Jane Austen really that romantic?

Thursday 15 February 2018

Dr Emma Major discusses Austen's depiction of marriage in one of her most celebrated works, Sense and Sensibility.


Global CECS

Saturday 6 January 2018

CECS staff members attend seminar in Brisbane


Conference Report: ‘Contested Inheritances 1750-1830’

Tuesday 12 December 2017

Elizabeth Bobbitt reflects on the events hosted by CECS this term


CECS Postgraduate named New Generation Thinker 2014

Tuesday 3 June 2014

A Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies postgraduate has been named one of ten New Generation Thinkers for 2014 by BBC Radio 3 and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).


New History of Art appointment for CECS

Friday 17 May 2013

Richard Johns appointed


Dillon Struwig wins Patrick Nuttgens Award

Thursday 16 May 2013

Dillon Struwig has won the York Georgian Society’s Patrick Nuttgens Award for 2013. He is shown with Bridget Nuttgens (widow of Patrick), who presented the Award on Saturday 9 March.


New appointment for CECS

Thursday 16 May 2013

CECS is delighted to announce the appointment from October 2013 of Professor Jon Mee. Jon's research has been a shaping force in scholarship on the Romantic period in recent years.


US accolade for Centre Director Professor Harriet Guest

Thursday 25 April 2013

Harriet Guest has been chosen to give the prestigious Special Address at the 2014 annual conference of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, which will be held in Williamsburg, Virginia, March 20-23.


More success for CECS PhD student Sophie Coulombeau

Thursday 28 March 2013

Sophie Coulombeau wins grant for the art


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