Southampton Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies

A View of Chawton by Mellichamp c: 1740

A View of Chawton by Mellichamp c: 1740

SCECS brings together specialists from a broad range of disciplines (English, History, Music, and Philosophy) and draws on a rich research culture at Southampton in eighteenth-century studies.

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SCECS organises a wide range of conferences and events at Chawton House Library and the University of Southampton.

Chawton Fellowships

The aim of these fellowships, based at Chawton House Library, is to enable individuals to undertake significant research in the long eighteenth century.