The Centre for Victorian Studies


2022 Spring Seminar Series: Global Victorians

Healthy Furniture: Interior Design and Hygiene in Victorian Britain

  • 9 February
  • Speaker: Richard W. Hayes

The Inspirations of Casta - Visual Representations through Historical Art

  • 9 March
  • Speaker: Tara Munroe

Research Café

  • 16 March
  • Speakers: Hannah Burden and Azza Hussen (University of Leicester)

'A Monkey into a Man': T. H. Huxley, Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, and the Making of an Evolutionary Icon

  • 30 March
  • Speaker: Professor Gowan Dawson (University of Leicester)

A Global History of Victorian Art

  • 4 May
  • Speaker: Dr Kate Nichols (University of Birmingham)

Student Research Papers

  • 11 May
  • Speakers: Azza Hussen, 'Haunting Images: Reading Nell's Nightmare(s) in The Old Curiosity Shop' and Wenwei Wu, 'Re-imagining the Victorian Orient: Opium and Oriental Contagion' (University of Leicester)

Statues and Figurines: Modelling the Victorians

  • 18 May
  • Speaker: Dr Claire Jones (University of Birmingham)

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