The SCNCR launched as a Research Centre in the summer of 2012 after two years as a successful reading group. We now comprise over 70 researchers including staff, students, and external friends, across several faculties in the University and beyond.
We meet up to three times a term to present and discuss our work, to debate issues of central importance to interdisciplinary nineteenth-century studies, and to host external events including guest speakers, seminars, and conferences. Our main aims are to publicise the work done by our members, and to forge and extend links with nineteenth-century researchers in other institutions globally.
Research themes include:
- British Debate Over Slavery
- Diaries of the 7th Earl of Shaftesbury
- Fluid geographies and global mobilities: recovering Southampton’s translocal book trade networks 1840-1914
- Local Population Studies Society Parish Register Project
- Monstrous Flowers: Literature Women and Botany
- The Most Typical Victorian of Them All?
- Two Shipwrecks in Alum Bay
Romance, Revolution and Reform is an innovative PGR-led journal based at the University of Southampton. It adopts an Open Access policy and is dedicated to supporting Post-Graduates, in addition to publishing papers by established academics.
The editorial team are committed to the publication of intellectually stimulating new research into the long 19th Century (1789-1914) within any humanities or social sciences discipline.
The Journal particularly aims to assist new researchers and early career academics in publishing their latest findings. For more information on RRR's policies, our latest issue and how to publish with us, please click on the link above, or email us at RRR@soton.ac.uk
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