Birmingham Eighteenth Century Centre

BECC logoBirmingham 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.


Posted 14 June 2018

Pacifists making guns

Professor Priya Satia (Stanford) delivered the Modern and Contemporary Annual Lecture 2018.

Posted 06 June 2018

Stanford "Guns" Professor's visit to Birmingham

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".

Posted 05 February 2018

BECC-BSECS Travel Award 2018

The 2018 Birmingham Eighteenth-Century Centre and the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies travel award has been awarded to Dr Elizabeth Spencer (York) for her project 'Women and Accounting, 1680-1830'.

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