Lectures & Panels

Forthcoming events for the Georgian Papers Programme:

9 October 2018. ‘George III as revealed by the Georgian Papers: A Progress Report’.

Historical Association - The voice for history    Lecture by Professor Arthur Burns to the North London branch of the Historical Association. 8pm at Jubilee Hall, Parsonage Lane, Enfield, EN2 0AJ. Non-members welcome (£1 per meeting).

North American Conference on British Studies, 25-8 October 2018, Providence RI, USA. Georgian Papers Panel.

12 March 2019. Presentation by Georgian Papers Programme to Digital History Seminar, IHR, London.

Previous Lectures & Events

‘George III as revealed by the Georgian Papers: A Progress Report’. 21 June 2018. Lecture by Professor Arthur Burns to Saffron Walden Town Library Society.

“As written: An Exploration of the Georgian Papers Programme Digital Archive”, Omohondro Institute  24th Annual Conference, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA. 14 June 2018. Presentation by Angel Luke O’Donnell (King’s College London GPP team) and Jim Ambuske (OI GPP fellow)

‘Culture and Communication’, Annual BECC-Warwick Symposium, University of Warwick. 17 May 2018. Angel Luke O’Donnell and Oliver Walton delivered a keynote presentation on the Georgian Papers.

Archives-based Digital Projects in Early America, WMQ-EMI Workshop, The Huntingdon Library, Pasadena, CA. 18-19 May 2018. Professor Arthur Burns and Patricia Methven   presented the Georgian Papers Programme.

Treating Royalty: Conflict, Agency, and the Illness of Princess Amelia. 22 March 2018. A paper given by Dr Carolyn Day, associate professor of history at Furman University, South Carolina,  and King’s College London GPP fellow) to  ASECS (American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies) in Orlando, Florida USA.

The 2018 Sons of the American Revolution Georgian Papers Programme Lecture: Spain and the American Revolution . 26 March 2018, King’s College London. Presented by Professor Gabriel Paquette, 2017-18 Sons of the American Revolution Georgian Papers Visiting Professor.  For more and to listen to the lecture, see here.

Lives of Letters Project Workshop on Ethical and Intrepretative issues at the University of Manchester, 16 February 2018. The GPP made a presentation. For more details, see here.


Historical Association - The voice for history

‘George III as Revealed by the Georgian Papers Programme’. A talk by Professor Arthur Burns, academic director of the Programme, to the Taunton Deane Branch of the Historical Association (10 January 2018)


The Georgian Papers Programme: opportunities and challenges for the history of the eighteenth century in Britain and beyond (Friday, 5 January 2018, roundtable at the 47th British Association for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Conference, ‘Truth and Lies’, St Hugh’s College, Oxford). Speakers Oliver Walton (Royal Archives/King’s College London), Arthur Burns (King’s College London, Academic Director Georgian Papers Programme), Suzanne Schwarz (University of Worcester), and Andrew Beaumont (Hertford College, Oxford).


The Georgian Papers Programme: A Symposium (1 December 2017, Library of Congress, Washington DC). WATCH THE SYMPOSIUM  or READ TRANSCRIPTS HERE.


Mapping the Georgian world: global power & maps in the reign of George III (9 October 2017, King’s College London) -WATCH LECTURES HERE


The Men Who Lost America: a lecture by Professor Andrew O’Shaughnessy (13th February 2017, King’s College London)

‘Washington and the Plow: Agriculture and Leadership in the Age of Revolution’, talk by Dr Bruce Ragsdale (Monday 28 November 2016, King’s College London)

Art and Humanities Festival 2016: ‘Just write it, I’ll make it work’: King George III through the eyes of Alan Bennett & Nicholas Hytner, talk followed by film screening of Madness of King George (Monday 10 October 2016) WATCH THE LECTURE HERE.

The Political Day in Georgian London: reflections on a lecture by Professor Amanda Vickery (QMUL), (23 March 2016, King’s College London)