Hilary Term Programme: “90 Seconds, 5 Questions” Research Workshops

Please find below advanced details of our second seminar series, which will take place this term at the Radcliffe Humanities Building on Woodstock Road. A free buffet lunch will be provided from 12.15pm. Talks begin at 12.30pm. For a full description, please see RECSO’s Seminar Page.

Friday 30th January (Week 2), 12:15pm-1:30pm, Common Room, Third Floor, Radcliffe Humanities Building
Martina Piperno, PhD Candidate Italian Studies, University of Warwick
Thesis: Looking back at the ancient world in Italy from Vico to Leopardi (1708-1837)

Monday 9th February (Week 4), 12:15pm-1:30pm, Seminar Room, Radcliffe Humanities Building
Dr Oliver Cox, Knowledge Exchange Fellow – Thames Valley Country House Partnership Project
Thesis (completed 2013): Rule Britannia: Kind Alfred the Great and the Creation of a National Hero in England and America, 1640-1800

Monday 23rd February (Week 6), 12:15pm-1:30pm, Seminar Room, Radcliffe Humanities Building
Hannah Kinney, DPhil Candidate History of Art, University of Oxford
Thesis: Reproducing History: Moulds, Copies, and Ideas of Patrimony in Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century Florence

POSTPONED Monday 9th March (Week 8), 1:00pm – 2.15pm, Ryle Room, Radcliffe Humanities Building*
Katherine Fender, DPhil Candidate English Literature, University of Oxford
Thesis: ‘When tuneful bards awak’d the song sublime’: the Bardic Sublime in Romantic Poetry

*NB Alternative time and location

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