Category Archives: Opportunities

CFP: Long-Eighteenth-Century Research in Progress Seminar (Michaelmas Term 2015)

The Long-Eighteenth-Century Research in Progress Seminar explores all aspects of the (very) long Eighteenth-Century (1688-1832) in a supportive and informal environment, welcoming speakers from across disciplines. We are currently inviting proposals for presentations during Michaelmas Term 2015. The seminar would … Continue reading

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Opportunity at Ham House, National Trust

The National Trust at Ham House in Richmond are looking to work with M.St., D.Phil and Early Career Researchers from the University of Oxford on an exciting project to re-interpret and re-display an important sequence of rooms within this exceptionally important seventeenth-century … Continue reading

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Symposium: ‘England’s Hope’, Princess Charlotte of Wales and the Hanoverian Royal Family

Thursday, 25 June 2015 – 11:00am to 1:00pm (NB. new start time) The Print Room, Ashmolean Museum  On 25 June 2015 an interdisciplinary symposium dedicated to Princess Charlotte of Wales (1796-1817) will take place in the Print Room at the Ashmolean Museum. The event, supported by … Continue reading

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Dissent and the Representation of War: The 11th One-Day Conference of the Dr Williams’s Centre for Dissenting Studies, 16 May 2015

Dissent and the Representation of War Saturday 16 May 2015 Dr Williams’s Library, 14 Gordon Square WC1H 0AR The 11th annual one-day conference of the Dr Williams’s Centre for Dissenting Studies focuses on Dissenters’ attitudes to war and peace in … Continue reading

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AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award Studentships – “Home and Religion”

HOME AND RELIGION: SPACE, PRACTICE AND COMMUNITY IN LONDON FROM THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY TO THE PRESENT Centre for Studies of Home Queen Mary, University of London and The Geffrye Museum of the Home Religious life in the urban home, 1600-1800 … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: The Age of Lightness

The Age of Lightness: Emergences of a Paradigm of the French Eighteenth Century 15 May 2015 Maison française of Oxford Call for papers Whilst Voltaire observed that ‘lightness and fickleness shaped the character of that agreeable nation’ (none other than France), … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: The Romantic Eye, 1760–1860 and Beyond

The Romantic Eye, 1760–1860 and Beyond April 17-18, 2015 Yale University Call For Papers This symposium examines Romanticism as a shape-shifting cultural phenomenon that resists easy categorization. Focusing on the period from 1760 to 1860, the symposium embraces the amorphousness that has … Continue reading

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Registration is now open for The Beauty of Letters: Text, Type, and Communication in the Eighteenth Century, University of Birmingham, 14-15 March 2015

The Beauty of Letters: Text, Type, and Communication in the Eighteenth Century, University of Birmingham, 14-15 March 2015. A two-day conference sponsored by the Baskerville Society, the Bibliographical Society, and the Centre for West Midlands History In his preface to Paradise … Continue reading

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RECSO Updates & Hilary Term Seminar Listings

Dear all, Welcome to a new year which promises a gamut of glorious long-eighteenth-century events, workshops, opportunities in Oxford! RECSO has had a very successful first year, developing its own graduate-orientated interdisciplinary research network and providing a sophisticated platform (Blog, … Continue reading

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Researchers Required for Consultancy Project at Uppark

The National Trust, in partnership with Oxford University, is looking for researchers with knowledge of eighteenth-century domestic practices, sociability and polite culture to participate in an expert workshop at Uppark. Uppark houses one of the most significant surviving early eighteenth-century … Continue reading

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