Category Archives: Updates

Long Eighteenth Century Research in Progress Seminars – Michaelmas Term

The first talk of the series is today, Wednesday 29th Oct, at 5.15pm – in Seminar Room 3, St. Anne’s College (door code from the lodge): Naomi Pullin (History, Warwick & Oxford): ‘Female Friends and the transatlantic Quaker Community: ‘The whole family … Continue reading

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Dacre Centenary Lectures: Ideas and Society, c. 1600-1800

Examination Schools, Fridays 5 p.m. 24 October: Anthony Grafton, ‘Humanism and History in the Late Renaissance: Isaac Casaubon, Polybius, and the Political Uses of the Past’ 31 October: Jonathan Israel, ‘Radical Enlightenment and the French Revolution’ 7 November: David Womersley, … Continue reading

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New Release: Restoration to Reform Seminars

The historic Restoration to Reform, 1660-1832, seminar is back: Dorfman Room, St. Peter’s College Mondays (weeks 2, 4, 6 and 8 at 5.15 pm) 2nd week, 20th October Dr Tim Parnell, Goldsmith’s University:  ‘Sterne and mid-century fiction: the “vast empire of biographical freebooters”, and … Continue reading

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Oxford Art History Research Seminars

RECSO members may be interested in three particular talks taking place this term. For the full OAHRS programme, please see Research Seminars MT14. Tuesdays at 5 pm, HoA Lecture Theatre, 2nd Floor, Littlegate House St Ebbes, Oxford OX1 1PT. Convenors: Marika Leino (Oxford Brookes), Matthew … Continue reading

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The new ‘Romanticism Research Seminar’

The long-running Romantic Realignments Seminar has a new, streamlined identity as the ‘Romanticism Research Seminar’, not to mention an exciting and more central location at Lincoln College! The seminar will be held at 5.30 pm in the Turl Yard lecture hall, Lincoln College, … Continue reading

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Electronic Enlightenment – webinar 4 June @ 10am

OUP is running an online demonstration/training session on Electronic Enlightenment next Wednesday 4nd June at 10.00 (UK time). What is the Electronic Enlightenment? EE has as its foundation major printed editions of correspondence centred on the “long 18th century”. From … Continue reading

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Richard Drayton: ‘The crisis of knowledge in British imperial history’

Thursday 22 May, 12.30-2pm, at Ertegun House, 37A St Giles’. Lunch will be provided Richard Drayton (Rhodes Professor of Imperial History, King’s College London): “The crisis of knowledge in British imperial history: the state’s manipulation of archives and the mirage … Continue reading

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Adam Ferguson on War and Empire, 1789-1815 (today)

This History of Political Thought Research Seminar will take place on Wednesday 14th May at the different time of 5.30, at St. Anne’s College, in seminar room 5, 48 Woodstock Road (code from the lodge).

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Trinity Term Seminars Programme

Welcome to Trinity Term! Please find our updated seminar listings for: Graduate Seminar in History 1680-1850 Long Eighteenth-Century Research in Progress Seminars Restoration to Reform: 1660-1832 Romantic Realignments Details of the new RECSO Network programme are to follow shortly.

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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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