Author Archives: 18CenturyScobie

Britain’s Other Centenary: The Hanoverian Succession of 1714

Oxford Centre for Methodism and Church History ANNUAL ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY COLLOQUIUM 2014 Seditious Libel in the last years of Anne –Dr Ruth Paley, History of Parliament. | The Material Culture of the Succession: the Coronation Medals of George I –Joseph … Continue reading

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Celebrity in the Eighteenth Century Workshop, 23 June

On 23 June the Oxford Celebrity Research Network is holding a day workshop on some often-overlooked aspects of eighteenth-century celebrity culture: Christianity, court and crime. Stella Tillyard’s description of eighteenth-century Britain as the “crucible of celebrity” has been widely influential … Continue reading

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TODAY (reminder) – The Book of Fame: Georgian and Romantic celebrity culture in the Bodleian Library Special Collections

Tuesday 18 March, 2.00 Lecture Room, Pitt Rivers Museum Georgian and Romantic celebrity culture was fundamentally connected with the consumption and collection of material objects. From intimate and personal items such as locks of hair, manuscript letters and baby toys; … Continue reading

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Women’s Studies Group 1558-1837 – Annual workshop at University of London

‘Uncapable of her freedom’: Trading as a woman in the late 17th-Century City of London Registration is now open for the Women’s Studies Group 1558-1837 annual workshop, which will take place on Saturday 10 May 2014. We are delighted to … Continue reading

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Marrying Cultures launches

Marrying Cultures: Queens Consort and European Identities 1500-1800 A new website has just been launched for Marrying Cultures – an international research project examining historical cases of European kings and princes marrying brides from another country and the cultural impact … Continue reading

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