Author Archives: Emily Knight

Long Eighteenth-Century Research in Progress Seminar

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Conference: Celts, Romans, Britons: Classical and Celtic Influence in Britain, 55 BC – 2016 AD.

Radcliffe Humanities Building, Oxford, 2nd July 2016. This interdisciplinary conference will investigate the profound influence of Celtic and Classical heritage on the development of British historical identity. A series of chronologically arranged panels will attempt to trace the respective importance … Continue reading

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Reading and rewriting ancient texts in the long eighteenth century: A one-day colloquium

Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College, Oxford, Saturday 14 May 2016 Organizers: Stuart Gillespie & Stephen Harrison Programme 10:30-11:00 Coffee/Registration 11.00-1:00 Helen Slaney (Oxford): Ancient Geographies Translated as Narratives of Travel Micha Lazarus (Cambridge): Sublimity by Fiat: New Light on the English … Continue reading

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‘Those Wilder Sorts of Painting’: Revisiting Murals in Britain, 1600–1750

Murray Edwards College, Cambridge, 16 September 2016 Antonio Verrio’s Ceiling for the Banqueting House at Hampton Court (Historic Royal Palaces)                   This interdisciplinary seminar will focus on mural painting and its place … Continue reading

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TALK: Clumps & Concrete: 300 years of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown With Dr Oliver Cox, landscape historian and introduction by Tim Richardson, The Telegraph

For a nation renowned for its love of gardening, Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown is one of our greatest exports. The English landscape garden, epitomised by places such as Stowe or Blenheim Palace, are achievements on world scale. In this, the 300th … Continue reading

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CFP: Music and Politis in Britain c.1780-c.1850

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Trusted Source: an opportunity to work with the National Trust

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Fully-funded PhD in 18th century and Romantic period literature at Northumbria University

Northumbria University is currently advertising up to 13 fully-funded PhD studentships across the Humanities. The Faculty has a particular strength in 18th century and Romantic literary studies, and welcomes applications from students wishing to research in this area. For more … Continue reading

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RECSO: New Committee Members

RECSO is looking for new committee members to help run this growing TORCH network. As a member of this interdisciplinary group you will have the opportunity to contribute to the organisation of events, seminars, group visits, collaborative projects, our Project Support Scheme, … Continue reading

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Lecture by Prof. Tiffany Stern and Masterclass with Dame Emma Kirkby

Theatron Novum with the support of RECSO is organising a singing masterclass with soprano Dame Emma Kirkby, one of the world’s most renowned early music specialists. The masterclass will take place at the Somerville College Chapel from 2 to 4pm on the 29th … Continue reading

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