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Southampton Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies

As well as being a centre for academic research, the Southampton Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies offers an MA and PhD.

Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds in 1786
Portrait of Anne Bingham

The Southampton Centre for Eighteenth-Century studies (SCECS) was launched at Chawton House Library in 2008. 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 18th-century studies, including Jane Austen, gender theory, women’s writing, Gothic literature, 18th century fiction, political economy, 18th-century philosophical aesthetics, Anglo-French female literary networks, slavery and abolition in the Atlantic world, gardens, landscape and aesthetics, education, crime and criminality, and writing for children.

For further information visit the SCECS website .

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