Birmingham Eighteenth-Century Centre (BECC) is one of the largest eighteenth-century centres in the UK, bringing together researchers with an interest in the long eighteenth century from across the University, the West Midlands, and beyond. It is a multi-disciplinary centre, with representatives working in British, American and South Asian History, English Language & Literature, Modern Languages and European Literature, History of Medicine and Music.
Designed to support a doctoral researcher enrolled at a UK university or postdoctoral researcher normally resident in the UK in visiting and using the eighteenth-century resources of the Cadbury Research Library.
Professor Priya Satia (Stanford) delivered the Modern and Contemporary Annual Lecture 2018.
Next week History and Cultures will be delighted to welcome Professor Priya Satia from Stanford University to the UK for the European launch of her book "Empire of Guns: The Violent Making of the Industrial Revolution".
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