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Dr. Oliver Cox

Beyond Downton Abbey: The English Country House in the Twenty-First Century


Dr. Oliver Cox is a Knowledge Exchange Fellow in the Humanities Division at the University of Oxford.  He is the founder of the Thames Valley Country House Partnership (TVCHP)

Filmed April 14, 2016

Downton Abbey is a twenty-first century phenomenon, which has broadcast life in the English Country House to an unprece-dented worldwide audience. In this lecture, Dr Oliver Cox looks beyond this ‘ Downton Boom' to explain how and why the English Country House continues to capture our imagina-tion, and occupy a unique position within the social, political, cultural and intellectual life of English (and American) society.



Q & A Session