Author Archives: Adam Bridgen

Capers, Crockery, and Clocks: The Art of the Enlightenment

Capers, Crockery, and Clocks: The Art of the Enlightenment Thursday 9th June, 12.15-1.45pm, Radcliffe Humanities Building, Colin Matthew Room Next week RECSO will be hosting an afternoon of graduate presentations of objects from the Wallace Collection in London, one of the world’s finest collections of … Continue reading

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RECSO End of Term Drinks + Recruitment

Just a short note to let you know that RECSO’s end of term gathering will be at the Royal Oak pub, on Woodstock road, on the 10th March, at 5.30. Please join us for some long eighteenth-century interdisciplinary community chat, and … Continue reading

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​Antiquity and the History of Ideas in Eighteenth-Century Europe

  INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE:  ANTIQUITY AND THE HISTORY OF IDEAS IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY EUROPE   This conference, hosted by University of Edinburgh and funded by the Royal Historical Society and the Classical Association, seeks to bring together scholars working in a variety of fields … Continue reading

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Texts and contexts: the cultural legacies of Ada Lovelace

Texts and contexts: the cultural legacies of Ada Lovelace Tuesday 8 December, 10am-6pm (arrivals from 9.30am); Rooms L4 and L5, Mathematics Institute, University of Oxford; Attendance is free, registration required. In 2015 the University of Oxford is hosting a number of … Continue reading

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Conceptions of Enlightenment

Conceptions of Enlightenment is a one-day conference on the 30th September, 10.30am-4pm, at Ertegun House, 37a St Giles, Oxford, OX1 3LD. Over the last century, historians and philosophers have used the term ‘Enlightenment’ in diverse ways. Was it primarily a philosophical … Continue reading

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The Oxford MSt 1700-1830 Day Conference 2015

‘The Age of Oddities Let Loose’: Eighteen Short Talks on the Long Eighteenth Century Monday, May 25 at 9:30am – 5:30pm English Faculty, University of Oxford, Senior Common Room Please join us for a day full of wisdom and weirdness, … Continue reading

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Trinity Term Seminars

Now available on the RECSO website are the recently updated listings for this term’s romantic and eighteenth-century studies seminars: Bodleian Centre for the Study of the Book Long Eighteenth Century Research in Progress Seminars (TBC) Restoration to Reform: 1660-1832 RECSO Seminars: “Objects from … Continue reading

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BSECS Postgraduate and Early Career Scholars’ Conference

Queen’s University Belfast, 15-16 July 2015 ‘Connections’ The British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies annual postgraduate and early-career scholars’ conference provides a forum for researchers working on all aspects of the history, literature and culture of the long eighteenth century. Whilst … Continue reading

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‘At Home’: Exploring Eighteenth-Century Domestic Space

RECSO Study Day 2015 Saturday 13th June 2015, 11am-5pm Seminar Room, Radcliffe Humanities Building, Oxford Full programme (pdf):  ‘At Home’: Exploring Eighteenth-Century Domestic Space Book your place: adam.bridgen@ell.ox.ac.uk For further information: K.Lipsedge@kingston.ac.uk

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‘Jargon of Men and Things’: Production and Consumption in the Long Eighteenth Century

Faculty of English, Cambridge, 18 April 2015 The Eighteenth-Century and Romantic Studies Graduate Conference is an annual event at the Faculty of English, University of Cambridge, organised and hosted by students enrolled on the Faculty’s MPhil programme in the period. … Continue reading

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