Forthcoming events for the Georgian Papers Programme:
21 June 2018. ‘George III as revealed by the Georgian Papers: A Progress Report’.
Lecture by Professor Arthur Burns to Saffron Walden Town Library Society. 8.00 pm in Saffron Walden Library. Non-members welcome.
Previous Lectures & Events
‘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.
‘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).
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.