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Upcoming Events and Conferences

Thursday 15th September - Friday 16th September 2022, Centre for Public History Conference: 'Telling stories,: History, Narractive and Fiction'. Queens University Belfast. 

Friday 19 May 2023, 4pm

Dr Ruth Thorpe will be speaking about her work with the Castletown Foundation and the OPW on eighteenth-century history, heritage and portraiture for a joint seminar with the Centre for Public History.

Wednesday 29 March 2023

Special workshop on the theme of eighteenth-century charity at Clifton House Belfast, details to be announced soon!

Friday 10 March 2023, 3pm

Dr John Stone (University of Barcelona), 'The Metropole, the Diaspora, their Books, their Circuits: Reading English Drama in Spain, 1640-1808', a joint event held with Queen's Modern Languages on MS Teams, for details contact: G.Sanchez@qub.ac.uk

Friday 2 December 2022, 3pm

Simon Davies, (former Director of CECS): ‘Bernardin de Saint-Pierre and celebrity culture’, the seminar room in the Music Building, for details contact: l.hannan@qub.ac.uk

Friday 14 October 2022, 3pm

Dr Daniel Roberts (Queen's University Belfast), 'Thomas De Quiney and David Hartley', the seminar room in the Music Building, for details contact: l.hannan@qub.ac.uk

 

 

 

 

Past Centre Events

Friday 10 June 2022

Correspondence and the Digital Humanities Workshop with Dr Emma Major (University of York) and Dr Anne Senkiw (Oxford Brookes) of the Elizabeth Montagu Correspondence Online project: on MS Teams, contact Dr Leonie Hannan l.hannan@qub.ac.uk for joining details.

From Quill to Web: Creating and using the Elizabeth Montagu Collection Workshop Recording

Friday 27 May 2022

Legacies of the Eighteenth Century in India Round Table with Sutapa Dutta (Gargi College, University of Delhi), Pramod K. Nayar (University of Hyderabad), and Prayag Ray (St Xavier's University, Kolkata)

Friday 4 Feburary 

Dr Deborah Russell (English, University of York), ‘Consequential Madness: Gender and Power in Romantic-Period Madhouse Literature’, at 1:30pm.

Friday 10 December 2021

Dr Fiona Clark (Spanish and Portuguese, QUB), ‘From Scotland to Mexico via Ireland: the transmission of medical ideas in the 18th century’ hosted by Queen’s Modern Languages, contact Dr Gabriel Sanchez Espinosa g.sanchez@qub.ac.uk for joining details.

Friday 5 November 2021

Dr Amy Prendergast (English, QUB), ‘Irish women's diary writing as a tool for individual improvement and better mental health, 1770-1810’ at 3pm on MS Teams, contact Dr Leonie Hannan l.hannan@qub.ac.uk for joining details.

Friday 15 October 2021

Dr Joe Lines, ‘A New Book in Eighteenth-Century Irish Studies: The Rogue Narrative and Irish Fiction, 1660-1790’ at 3pm on MS Teams, contact Dr Leonie Hannan l.hannan@qub.ac.uk for joining details.