Tag Archives: eighteenth-century studies

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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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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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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Hazel Tubman – ‘This Pocket Friend, this Faithful Companion: Consumers and their Diaries 1750-1850′ & Anna Hope – ‘The Titillating Tea-kettle in The Metamorphosis of a Certain Dublin Beau’s Head into a Tea-Kettle‘

Long-eighteenth-century Research in Progress Seminar, Wednesday 4th March 5.15 pm in Seminar Room 3, St Anne’s College Joint session on objects: Hazel Tubman (History, Oxford) – ‘This Pocket Friend, this Faithful Companion: Consumers and their Diaries 1750-1850′ & Anna Hope … Continue reading

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Prof. Andy Hamilton: Edmund Burke and the Nature of Conservatism: Prejudice, Tradition and Rationality

Long-eighteenth-century Research in Progress Seminar, Wednesday 18th February 5.15 pm in Seminar Room 6, St Anne’s College Professor Andy Hamilton (Philosophy, Durham) – ‘Edmund Burke and the Nature of Conservatism: Prejudice, Tradition and Rationality’ Abstract and bio can be found … Continue reading

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RECSO Play Reading: Frances Burney’s ‘The Witlings’, TOMORROW, Friday 13 February, 1:15 – 4:00 pm, Common Room, Radcliffe Humanities Building.

This is a reminder that our second RECSOCIAL of Hilary Term will take place tomorrow, Friday 13 February, from 1:15 pm – 4:00 pm, in the Third Floor Common Room of the Radcliffe Humanities Building (on Woodstock Road). All are very … Continue reading

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Robin Mills: William Falconer’s Remarks on the Influence of Climate (1781): The British Enlightenment’s First (and Only?) Stadial History of Religion

Long-eighteenth-century Research in Progress Seminar, Wednesday 4th February 5.15 pm in Seminar Room 6, St Anne’s College Robin Mills (History, King’s College London): ‘William Falconer’s Remarks on the Influence of Climate (1781): The British Enlightenment’s First (and Only?) Stadial History … 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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REMINDER: RECSO Network Launch Party and Poster Showcase at All Souls College, Oxford, Tomorrow, Thursday 4 December, 5.30-7.30 pm.

A gentle reminder that all RECSO members and followers are warmly invited to attend RECSO’s Network Launch Party and Poster Showcase at All Souls College on Thursday 4 December (tomorrow!), 5.30-7.30 pm, in the Old Library.* This will be a … Continue reading

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Clive Norris: ‘Financial innovation and evangelical religion: how Wesleyans built their first thousand chapels’

Long-eighteenth-century Research in Progress Seminar, Wednesday 26 November 5.15 pm in Seminar Room 3, St Anne’s College Clive Norris (History, Brookes): ‘Financial innovation and evangelical religion: how Wesleyans built their first thousand chapels’ Abstract and bio can be found here. … Continue reading

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