Postgraduate Forum

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Forum organisers:  Frances Long (fal501@york.ac.uk), Alice Rhodes (ar813@york.ac.uk) & Lilian Tabois (lt1049@york.ac.uk)

All welcome.  If you are interested in presenting your research into any aspect of the long eighteenth century, please contact the organisers.

The Postgraduate forum meets on the following dates (4.30pm - King's Manor K/G07)

Summer term 2019


30 April Ellen Brewster (University of Oxford) - 'The Spouting Club: A Workshop'

14 May Cheng Li (University of York) - 'The Newtonian language in penal reform: Robert Peel and Jeremy Bentham'

28 May Juliet Learmouth (Birkbeck University of London) - 'Living amidst the ruins: A social geography of eighteenth-century Whitehall'

11 June Marte Stinis (University of York) - 'The Aeshetics of Autonomy' 

18 June Charmaine Falzon (Queen Mary University of London) - 'Prudence or Pathology? The Figure of the Miser in the Eighteenth-Century Money It-Narrative'

 


"...postgraduates have used the Forum as the occasion for giving their first papers, taking advantage of the warmly supportive – but constructively critical – nature of the Forum to build their confidence in publicly discussing their work"