18th-Century Research in Oxford
The 18th-century research community at Oxford is very vibrant and spans disciplines. Here you can find information on research groups, projects and networks covering aspects of the Enlightenment and 18th-century Europe more broadly
Oxford Centre for Intellectual History
Welcome to the home of Intellectual History at Oxford University. Oxford is one of the most active centres of teaching and scholarship in this field in the world.
Cultures of Knowledge
Networking the Republic of Letters, 1550-1750
Established in 2009, we are a collaborative, interdisciplinary research project based at the University of Oxford. We are using digital methods to reassemble and interpret the correspondence networks of the early modern period.
Early Modern Letters Online
Early Modern Letters Online is a combined finding aid and editorial interface for basic descriptions of early modern correspondence: a collaboratively populated union catalogue of sixteenth-, seventeenth-, and eighteenth-century letters.
Women’s Early Modern Letters Online
WEMLO provides a meeting place for researchers of early modern women letter writers. WEMLO is a resource and discussion forum for all of the early modern women’s correspondence held within the EMLO catalogue.
Centre for Early Modern Studies
Founded in 2004, CEMS is a central hub for anyone interested in the great range of seminars, conferences, and research projects taking place at Oxford.
Digital Edgeworth Network
The collection may be little known, but it is of great significance, providing vital evidence (manuscript drafts and correspondence) about the literary career of one of the most important novelists of the early 19th century, Maria Edgeworth (1768-1849).
The R/18 Collective
The R/18 Collective (Re-activating 18th-century theatre for the 21st century) is a group of international scholars committed to dramaturgical knowledge in the service of theatre makers and other researchers.
English Faculty Research Seminars
The English Faculty conducts the Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture Research Seminar and the Romantic Research Seminar, which alternate meetings on Tuesdays each week in full term.
All Souls Seminar in Early Modern Intellectual History
The Seminar in Early Modern Intellectual History consists of papers on a wide range of subjects: philosophy, science, scholarship, religion, politics, and the social setting of early modern intellectual life.