Author Archives: Emily Knight

Enlightened Princesses: Britain and Europe, 1700-1820 Symposium

Kensington Palace, Hampton Court Palace, and the Tower of London, 29–31 October 2017 Caroline of Ansbach (1683–1737), Augusta of Saxe-Gotha (1719–1772), and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744–1818), three Protestant German princesses, became variously Princess of Wales, Queen Consort, and Princess Dowager … Continue reading

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CFP: Molds as Cultural and Material Mediators

College Art Association Annual Conference, 21 February to 24 February, Los Angeles Convention Center, USA Molds, used in a variety of artistic and artisanal practices, are understood as a means of creating an exact likeness. Through the use of the … Continue reading

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‘Reading Images’ workshop series at the Ashmolean Museum

This term the Ashmolean University Engagement Programme will be running a workshop series with speakers from various departments who will discuss their research in relation to an object within the museum collection. In each of the fortnightly workshops, speakers will … Continue reading

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Conference: Speaking in Absence: Letters in the Digital Age

We are delighted to announce that registration for our conference is open! The conference is a one-day, interdisciplinary, student-led conversation on how we engage with handwritten letters in the digital age. We aim to explore the potential for collaboration between … Continue reading

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Eighteenth-Century German Literature and the Italian Renaissance. Poetry, Philosophy, Religion.

This two-day conference is devoted to the reception of the Italian Renaissance in eighteenth-century German Literature. Participants include Oxford scholars as well as external speakers from Italy, Germany and the US, both senior and junior. Topics to be dealt with include … Continue reading

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Fashionable Diseases of Georgian Life: Literature, Medicine and Culture in the Eighteenth Century and Beyond

Thursday 2 June 2016, 4.00 – 6.30 p.m. Seminar Room 8, St Anne’s College, Woodstock Road, Oxford All welcome, no booking required. Seats available on a first-come, first-served basis. Drinks will be served after the seminar. Fashionable Diseases: Medicine, Literature … Continue reading

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MSt (1700-1830) Conference – In Medias Res

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CFP: Digital Defoe – Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries

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Trinity Term Romantic Research Seminar

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Capability Brown Royal Gardener – the man and his business: Past, Present and Future.

A garden history and heritage conference to mark Capability Brown’s 300th anniversary. 6-8 June 2016 Venue: Hampton Court Palace, Surrey, UK The conference which will explore the life and business of Lancelot ‘Capability Brown’. It will be held at Hampton … Continue reading

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