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).


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.


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


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)