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Upcoming Events and Conferences

Friday 27 May 2022: Eighteenth-Century Imperialism Workshop, details tbc.

Friday 6 May 2022, 2-4pm: 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.

Friday 8 July 2022, Conference: 'Humour, Laughter and Everyday Life in the Early Modern Period: Gender, Culture and Politics, c. 1500-1800'. Newcastle University.

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

Past Centre Events

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.