Category Archives: RECSO

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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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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Conference: What is Politics? Exploring the History of a Concept Across the Euro-Islamic World

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RECSO Conference CFP: Imagining Apocalypse

  Romanticism and Eighteenth-Century Studies Oxford invites proposals for a one-day interdisciplinary conference to be held at Oxford University on 18 June 2021 on the subject of ‘Imagining Apocalypse’. A plenary lecture will be given by Professor Fiona Stafford (Professor … Continue reading

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Reading Images Seminar Series

CANCELLED - Reading Blake’s Baptism(s) - Naomi Billingsley (PhD Religions and Theology, University of Manchester) Tuesday 1 December (Week 8), 14:00-15:00, New Douce Room, Ashmolean Museum Our final seminar will be taken by Naomi Billingsley who will discuss Blake’s watercolour, The Baptism of … Continue reading

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Reading Images Seminar Series

Pick-Pockets and Pocket-Books: Representations of privacy and propriety in eighteenth-century Britain - Hazel Tubman (DPhil History, University of Oxford) Tuesday 17 November (Week 6), 12:45-13:45, New Douce Room, Ashmolean Museum N.B. Change in time. Pocket books were carried by both men … Continue reading

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Reading Images Seminar Series

The Sublime Meets the Grotesque: Caleb Williams and Frankenstein - Lesley Thulin (Mst English Literature, University of Oxford) Tuesday 3 November (Week 4), 14:00-15:00, New Douce Room, Ashmolean Museum See here from further information on the workshop programme or contact [email protected] We look forward … Continue reading

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RECSOcial: Welcome Drinks @ Worcester College, Thursday 22 Oct, 8 pm

RECSOnians old and new are warmly invited to our first RECSOcial event of the academic year! Join us this Thursday 22 October (Week 2) for welcome drinks in Worcester College’s atmospheric Cellar Bar (on Walton Street). Meet at 8 pm at … Continue reading

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