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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS GEORGIAN PAPERS FELLOW ANNOUNCED

Posted on: May 30th, 2018 by Arthur Burns No Comments

The Library of Congress has announced the appointment of its Georgian Papers Fellowship. It has been awarded to Dr Nicola Phillips of Royal Holloway, University of London, where she is Co- Director of the Bedford Centre for the History of Women and Gender and is the editor/creator of the Bedford Centre Blog  Following her first… Read More »

First King’s College London Mount Vernon Fellow announced: Dr Jane Levi

Posted on: March 5th, 2018 by Arthur Burns No Comments

    King’s College London and the Washington Library are pleased to announce the appointment of King’s’ first Mount Vernon Fellow, who will hold a fellowship established to reciprocate that established for the Georgian Papers Programme by the Mount Vernon Ladies Association. The fellowship is open to King’s’ staff and research students, and also to those… Read More »

New Georgian Papers Fellowship at Library of Congress: Apply Now!

Posted on: January 19th, 2018 by Arthur Burns No Comments

The John W. Kluge Centre at the Library of Congress in Washington DC has announced a new fellowship in association with the Georgian Papers Programme. The fellowship is open to independent scholars and writers, doctoral students, and college and university faculty in all disciplines. Each Georgian Papers Fellow will receive $8,000 from the Kluge Center… Read More »

‘The Improvements of George Washington: Agriculture and Slavery in a Transatlantic Context’ A Lecture by Bruce Ragsdale

Posted on: December 1st, 2017 by geoIII

By Dr Angel Luke O’Donnell, Academic Liaison for the Georgian Papers Programme, and Teaching Fellow in North American History, King’s College London. On 28th November 2016, Bruce Ragsdale, the 2016 Mount Vernon Ladies Association Fellow, delivered a paper entitled ‘The Improvements of George Washington: Agriculture and Slavery in a Transatlantic Context’. The lecture was hosted by the Georgian… Read More »

Current research in the Georgian papers: a symposium to take stock, Windsor, 4 September 2017

Posted on: November 9th, 2017 by Arthur Burns No Comments

By Arthur Burns, Academic Director of the Georgian Papers Programme, King’s College London As we launch the second tranche of digitized documents for the Georgian Papers project, this is a good moment to reflect on the progress of academic research related to the project. On 4 September 2017 the Royal Archives at Windsor Castle hosted… Read More »

The “Hit-and-Miss” of Research at the Royal Archives

Posted on: September 27th, 2017 by Editor No Comments

By Tom Murray, King’s Undergraduate Research Fellow, King’s College London I undertook my King’s Undergraduate Research Fellowship (KURF) in the summer after my final year at KCL. Indeed, my first trip to the Royal Archives at Windsor Castle for KURF took place just days after receiving my degree results, including my dissertation grade. As such,… Read More »

Understanding the American Revolution using George III’s archives

Posted on: August 3rd, 2017 by Editor No Comments

Professor Andrew O’Shaughnessy was the first Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) Visiting Professor in 2016. The generous support from the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) enables visiting professors to bring new perspectives to the study of texts uncovered by the Georgian Papers Programme (GPP). Here Professor O’Shaughnessy reflects on the highlights of his… Read More »

King’s College Mount Vernon Fellowship 2017-18

Posted on: July 20th, 2017 by Editor No Comments

The Georgian Papers Programme at King’s College London invites applications for the 2017-18 Mount Vernon Fellowship. Apply by 31st August. The King’s College Mount Vernon Fellowship allows a scholar to pursue research and writing in the Washington Library at Mount Vernon for a period of one month, or in exceptional circumstances up to 2 months.… Read More »

Gabriel Paquette: 2017 Sons of the American Revolution Visiting Professor

Posted on: March 1st, 2017 by Editor No Comments

King’s College London is delighted to announce that the 2017 Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) Visiting Professor is Gabriel Paquette. Professor Paquette is the second SAR professor to be appointed and he will be joining the programme from Johns Hopkins University. He will be hosted by the Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin Americans… Read More »