Lectures & Panels

Forthcoming events for the Georgian Papers Programme:

The Georgian Papers Programme: opportunities and challenges for the history of the eighteenth century in Britain and beyond

Friday, 5 January 2018, 11.00-12.30

A roundtable at the 47th British Association for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Conference, ‘Truth and Lies’, to be held at St Hugh’s College, Oxford, 3-5 January 2018.

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).

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George III as Revealed by the Georgian Papers Programme

Historical Association - The voice for history

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

A talk by Professor Arthur Burns, academic director of the Programme, to the Taunton Deane Branch of the Historical Association.

VENUE: QUEEN’S COLLEGE, TAUNTON, SOMERSET UK

TIME: 7.30 PM; ENTRY: £2.00     CONTACT: G. BISSON (01823 353749)

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The 2018 Sons of the American Revolution Georgian Papers Programme Lecture: Spain and the American Revolution

Monday 26 March 2018, 6.30 pm

Great Hall, King’s College London, Strand Campus.

Presented by Professor Gabriel Paquette, 2017-18 Sons of the American Revolution Georgian Papers Visiting Professor.


Previous Lectures & Events

The Georgian Papers Programme: A Symposium (1 December 2017, Library of Congress, Washington DC)

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

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, 18.00, 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, 19.00-22.00)

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