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Samuel Burton: ‘Dryden’s Persius: Translating Stoicism in a Sceptical Age’

Long-eighteenth-century Research in Progress Seminar, Wednesday 10th June 5.15 pm in Seminar Room 6, St Anne’s College Samuel Burton (English, Oxford) – ‘Dryden’s Persius: Translating Stoicism in a Sceptical Age’ Abstract and bio can be found here. Drinks and nibbles … Continue reading

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Emma Walshe: ‘Burn After Reading: the Fiery Destruction of Familiar Letters in Eighteenth-Century Epistolary Culture’

Long-eighteenth-century Research in Progress Seminar, Wednesday 27th May 5.15 pm in Seminar Room 6, St Anne’s College Emma Walshe (English, Oxford) – ‘Burn After Reading: the Fiery Destruction of Familiar Letters in Eighteenth-Century Epistolary Culture’ Abstract and bio can be … Continue reading

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Dr. Clare Bucknell: ‘Political Uses of the Roman Satiric Adversary: Dialogue Form in Pope and Peter Pindar’

Long-eighteenth-century Research in Progress Seminar, Wednesday 13th May 5.15 pm in Seminar Room 7, St Anne’s College Dr. Clare Bucknell (English, Oxford) – ‘Political Uses of the Roman Satiric Adversary: Dialogue Form in Pope and Peter Pindar’ Abstract and bio … Continue reading

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Hazel Tubman – ‘This Pocket Friend, this Faithful Companion: Consumers and their Diaries 1750-1850′ & Anna Hope – ‘The Titillating Tea-kettle in The Metamorphosis of a Certain Dublin Beau’s Head into a Tea-Kettle‘

Long-eighteenth-century Research in Progress Seminar, Wednesday 4th March 5.15 pm in Seminar Room 3, St Anne’s College Joint session on objects: Hazel Tubman (History, Oxford) – ‘This Pocket Friend, this Faithful Companion: Consumers and their Diaries 1750-1850′ & Anna Hope … Continue reading

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Prof. Andy Hamilton: Edmund Burke and the Nature of Conservatism: Prejudice, Tradition and Rationality

Long-eighteenth-century Research in Progress Seminar, Wednesday 18th February 5.15 pm in Seminar Room 6, St Anne’s College Professor Andy Hamilton (Philosophy, Durham) – ‘Edmund Burke and the Nature of Conservatism: Prejudice, Tradition and Rationality’ Abstract and bio can be found … Continue reading

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Robin Mills: William Falconer’s Remarks on the Influence of Climate (1781): The British Enlightenment’s First (and Only?) Stadial History of Religion

Long-eighteenth-century Research in Progress Seminar, Wednesday 4th February 5.15 pm in Seminar Room 6, St Anne’s College Robin Mills (History, King’s College London): ‘William Falconer’s Remarks on the Influence of Climate (1781): The British Enlightenment’s First (and Only?) Stadial History … Continue reading

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Clive Norris: ‘Financial innovation and evangelical religion: how Wesleyans built their first thousand chapels’

Long-eighteenth-century Research in Progress Seminar, Wednesday 26 November 5.15 pm in Seminar Room 3, St Anne’s College Clive Norris (History, Brookes): ‘Financial innovation and evangelical religion: how Wesleyans built their first thousand chapels’ Abstract and bio can be found here. … Continue reading

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