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  • We are delighted to be able to announce the Sons of the American Revolution Visiting Professor at King’s College London for 2020 as Professor David Hancock of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and Director of The Atlantic Studies Initiative. Professor Hancock researches and lectures on the Atlantic World, Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Britain

  • By Sarah Donovan, Omohundro Institute Apprentice, William & Mary Welcome back to our Georgian Goodies blog series, where we highlight interesting, timely, or just plain nifty documents from the Georgian Papers Programme! A toy house, a doll, a tambourine, and a toy drummer. These are just a few of the toys George IV ordered as

  • By Arthur Burns and Karin Wulf Arthur Burns academic director, Georgian Papers Programme, and professor of Modern British History at King’s College London Karin Wulf academic director, Georgian Papers Programme and executive director of the Omohundro Institute for Early American History and Culture and professor of history at William & Mary, USA ___ Despite his

  • By Sarah Donovan, Omohundro Institute Apprentice, William & Mary Welcome back to our Georgian Goodies blog series, where we highlight interesting, timely, or just plain nifty documents from the Georgian Papers Programme! How did flags help William IV communicate on the open seas? By 1806, William, then the Duke of Clarence, had invested in his

  • Mark Gatiss in the Nottingham Playhouse production of The Madness of George III

    A panel discussion focusing on mental health and how the opportunities provided by the Georgian Papers Programme to reconsider the king’s illness can shed light on issues relating to mental illness both in the eighteenth century and today.

  • Diagram of Timmermans' device

    In coordination with Georgian Papers Programme London event Mental Health and the Georgian World,  the GPP transcription site, Transcribe Georgian Papers released three George III medical collections to transcribers. In this post we highlight the three collections, and provide transcription tips – George III medical papers George III’s medical papers primarily cover the Regency era,

  • Today the Georgian Papers Programme announces the public launch of our transcription website, Transcribe Georgian Papers. transcribegeorgianpapers.wm.edu We welcome all who are interested to become GPP transcribers! It is not necessary to have experience with transcription nor expertise in the Georgian period of history.  Transcribe Georgian Papers is a crowdsource project that seeks digital volunteers

  • Mark Gatiss in the Nottingham Playhouse production of The Madness of George III

    On November 5 2019 the Georgian Papers Programme will host a discussion between historians, creative artists and a leading psychiatrist on how the mental illness of George III revealed so strikingly in the Georgian Papers and famously dramatised by Alan Bennett can help us think about mental health today.  The panel comprises Sir Simon Wessely

  • Sepia portrait of Queen Charlotte

      A new online exhibition has been mounted, curated by Madeleine Pelling and Karin Wulf, exploring evidence in the Georgian papers for the engagement with history and historical writing of women both from the royal family and the court. Explore it here.

  • By Marie Pellissier, Omohundro Institute Apprentice, William & Mary Welcome back to our Georgian Goodies blog series, where we highlight interesting, timely, or just plain nifty documents from the Georgian Papers Programme! The middle of August is an astronomically interesting time. The Perseid meteor showers are at their peak in the Northern Hemisphere, and the Delta

 

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