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Seminar Series | Eighteenth-Century Studies at Queen Mary University

Posted in lectures (to attend) by Editor on October 7, 2012

From the QM Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies:

Eighteenth-Century Studies Seminar Series, 2012-2013
Queen Mary University of London

All are welcome to attend this year’s Eighteenth-Century Studies Seminars at Queen Mary University of London. Sessions meet on Wednesdays from 5:00 to 7:00 pm in the Seminar Room, Lock-Keepers Cottage Graduate Centre, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End, London. For updates and more information, see our website.

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10 October 2012

Charles Saumarez-Smith (Royal Academy) with Mark Hallett (Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art)
‘The Company of Artists’: On the Origins of the Royal Academy of Arts

21 November 2012

Charles Walton (Yale)
The Fall from Eden: The Free-Trade Origins of the French Revolution

30 January 2013

Malcolm Baker (U California Riverside)
Celebrating the Illustrious: Roubiliac, Newton, Handel and Pope

13 February 2013

John Barrell (Queen Mary)
‘I know where that is’: The Place of Edward Pugh

27 February 2013

Naomi Tadmor (Lancaster)
The Nuclear Hardship Hypothesis: An Eighteenth-Century Case Study

13 March 2013

Tony LaVopa (North Carolina)
David Hume in Paris: Reading a Friendship

27 March 2013

Susan Manning (Edinburgh)
Becoming a Character

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Convenors: Markman Ellis, English (m.ellis@qmul.ac.uk); Colin Jones, History (c.d.h.jones@qmul.ac.uk); Miles Ogborn, Geography (m.j.ogborn@qmul.ac.uk); Barbara Taylor (English and History); and Amanda Vickery, History (a.vickery@qmul.ac.uk).

Travel instructions: Central Line or District Line to Mile End. Exit tube station, turn left down Mile End Road, cross Burdett Road, go under the Mile End Green Bridge (a large yellow bridge), over the canal, and the college is on the left. Enter East Gate, and the Lock-Keepers Cottage is the second building on the right.