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QMCECS Seminar Programme for Semester I 2016-17

September 21, 2016

Everyone is welcome to attend.


Queen Mary Eighteenth-Century Studies Seminar

Semester One 2016-17

12 October 2016: Miles Ogborn (QMUL), ‘The Deliberative Voice: Speech, Politics and Slavery in the Anglo-Caribbean World’ [Chair: Amanda Vickery]

26 October 2016: Katrina O’Loughlin (U Western Australia): ‘“The feeling of friendship”: Ekaterina Dashkova’s emotional and literary bonds’ [Chair: Markman Ellis]

23 November 2016: Elin Jones (QMUL): ‘Frying Clocks and Buying Geegaws: Irrational Consumption and the Naval Seaman in the Eighteenth Century’ [Chair: Miles Ogborn]

07 December 2016: Julie Kim (Fordham University, NY): ‘St Vincent botanical garden in the Age of Revolution’ [Chair: Miles Ogborn]

Time: 5.00-7.00pm.

Venue: Seminar Room, Lock-Keeper’s Cottage Graduate Centre, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End, London, E1 4NS.

Convenors: Prof Markman Ellis, English (; Prof Colin Jones, History (; Prof Miles Ogborn, Geography (; Prof Amanda Vickery, History (, Prof Barbara Taylor, English and History (

[Travel instructions: take the Central Line or District Line to Mile End. Exit the tube station, turn left down Mile End Road, crossing the Burdett Road/Grove Road intersection, passing under the Mile End Green Bridge and over the canal, to the campus entrance at Westfield Way. The Lock-Keeper’s Cottage is the third building on the right].


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