Postgraduate Forum



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Forum organisers:  Frances Long (, Alice Rhodes ( & Lilian Tabois (

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 2018

1 May - Celebrating Women in Print: Amy Clarke (Southampton): "Printing Innocence: The Publications and Public Influence of Margaret Caroline Rudd 1775-1789"; Hannah Lyons (V&A & Birkbeck) 'Letitia Byrne and British Women Printmakers in the Long Eighteenth-Century'

15 May - Thomas Whitfield (Newcastle): "Pitt and Liberty" - Material culture and the recalibration of elite identity in 1760s Virginia'

29 May - Anna Jamieson (Birkbeck): 'Other Bodies: Women, Madness and Spectacle in the late 18th century' 

5 June - Jessica Davidson (Oxford): 'Foul or Fair?: The English Provincial Fair in Popular Culture'

19 June - Caitlin Kitchener (York): "'I intend to quit the pestilential atmosphere of this Bastille": The Historical Archaeology of Post-Peterloo Prisoners'






"...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"