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The Eighteenth Century Seminar

Michaelmas Term 2018


The Eighteenth-Century Seminar is a post-graduate seminar, sponsored by the Faculty of History, aiming to explore topics of shared interest to historians (and the historically-minded) with diverse specializations and sensibilities who work on the eighteenth century.

The Seminar meets on Tuesdays at 5 pm, at Jesus College, Upper Hall.



MARGARET HUNT, Uppsala University
Credit, Crime and Gender in English Maritime Communities 1650-1750



RHYS JONES, University of Cambridge
Slavery, Freedom and the Concept of Historical Hope in Revolutionary Saint-Domingue, 1791-1801



Faculty’s Trevelyan Fund provides crucial and much appreciated assistance to support visits by scholars from outside Cambridge.

Lawrence Klein, Emmanuel College (
Renaud Morieux, Jesus College (

Michaelmas Term 2018 programme - print version


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