Welcome to the Institute of English Studies
The Institute of English Studies is an internationally renowned research centre, specialising in the history of the book, manuscript and print studies and textual scholarship.
Palaeography Study Days
One or two-day intensive courses in Early Modern English Palaeography, Anglo-Saxon Palaeography, Latin Palaeography, Codicology, and Digital Approaches.Friday 18 - Saturday 19 January 2019.
The Central Collecting Point in Munich: A New Beginning for the Restitution and Protection of Art
Dr Iris Lauterbach presents her new research on the events, people, and intrigue of the Munich CCP in the crucial years 1945â1949.
Nineteenth Century Study Week
Drawing on the rich heritage of 'Victorian Bloomsbury', the IES is excited to offer an annual study week (20-24 May 2019)Â dedicated to celebrating and understanding the great nineteenth-century writers.
A Celebration of Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797)
On the 260th anniversary of Mary Wollstonecraftâs birth, take part in a celebration of her life, her writings and her legacy.
T.S. Eliot Summer School 2019
The Institute is excited to announce this year's Summer School (6-14 July 2019) is open for applications.
MA/MRes in the History of the Book
The Instituteâs unique programme prepares students for careers in special collections, curatorship, and the rare book trade.
The Institute accepts applications from those who wish toÂ to pursue doctoral research for the 2017/2018 academic year. We offer supervision for a range of topics, including the history of the book, the history of publishing, printing history, late nineteenth and early twentieth century literature,Â the Irish Revival and more. Applications are accepted throughÂ August.Â