Welcome to the Centre for Early Modern Studies
Oxford University offers unparallelled resources for the study of early modern English literature and has the world's largest concentration of specialists in this field. Based in the English Faculty, the Centre for Early Modern Studies serves as a central forum for research, conferences and graduate study, and aims to encourage collaboration across a wide range of related disciplines.
Centres of related research at Oxford
- Centre for Early Modern British and Irish History
- Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama
- The Besterman Centre for the Enlightenment
- Bodleian Centre for the Study of the Book
- Cultures of Knowledge
- Oxford Early Modern South Asia Project
- The Khalili Research Centre for the Art and Material culture of the Middle East
- La Maison Française d'Oxford
- Medieval Studies at Oxford
- The Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies
- Romanticism and Eighteenth-Century Studies Oxford (RECSO)
- History of Science, Medicine and Technology
- The Thomas Gray Archive
From the Blog
Scholarship, Science, and Religion in the Age of Isaac Casaubon (1559-1614) and Henry Savile (1549-1622): Merton College, 1-3 July 2014
Henry Savile (1549-1622) and Isaac Casaubon (1559-1614) are two contrasting giants of late humanist culture. Both helped bring classical historians to Renaissance Europe: Savile with his translation of Tacitus’s Histories into English, Casaubon with his edition of Polybius. Both produced massive scholarly works on Christian antiquity: Savile’s pioneering Greek edition of the works...
Faculties at Oxford
The establishment of the Centre for Early Modern Studies was funded with a grant from the John Fell OUP Research Fund. Read more about John Fell and the history of the book.