Events

International Symposium on Enlightened Princesses in Europe 1700-1820

Followers of the Georgian Papers Programme will probably be interested in the Symposium on Enlightened Princesses to be held at Kensington Palace, Hampton Court and the Tower of London between 29 and 31 October. This conference accompanies the splendid exhibition currently taking place at Kensington Palace (highly recommended if you have not seen it –… Read More »

Video: Global Power and Maps in the Reign of George III

This panel brought together Peter Barber, the leading authority on George III’s map collection and former head of the Map Collection at the British Library, and Dr Max Edelson, a leading authority on the mapping of colonial America and a pioneer of its digital interpretation, to discuss the place of maps in the exercise of rule and authority in the eighteenth century.

Mapping the Georgian world: Panel Discussion, 9 Oct

The Georgian Papers Programme is pleased to invite you to: Mapping the Georgian world: global power & maps in the reign of George III Monday 9th October at 6:30-8:00pm Edmund J Safra Lecture Theatre, Strand Campus, King’s College London Free admission to all, but registration required via Eventbrite  The Hanoverian British monarchy presided over a… Read More »

Sharing Research: GPP Fellows Ann Little & David Hancock

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 17 July 2017, Windsor Castle hosted the fourth GPP coffee morning. This was the first coffee morning that Windsor has hosted and it was a great chance to share the work on… Read More »

Enlightened Princesses: Exhibition & Symposium 2017

Between 22 June and 12 November 2017, Historic Royal Palaces and the Yale Center for British Art will be hosting a new exhibition at Kensington Palace entitled ‘Enlightened Princesses: Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte and the Shaping of the Modern World’. The exhibition was hosted at the Yale Center for British Art in New Haven, Connecticut, earlier… Read More »

The American Revolution in King’s College London’s "Revolution!" exhibition

By Heather Anderson, Special Collections Assistant in the Foyle Special Collections Library at King’s College London and exhibition co-curator The Revolution! exhibition runs until Saturday 20 May 2017 in the Weston Room of the Maughan Library at King’s College London. To mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution, King’s College London’s Foyle Special Collections Library… Read More »

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

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… Read More »

Coffee Mornings: Powering the Exploration of an Unfamiliar Archive

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 the 20th October and 15th December 2016, King’s College London hosted coffee mornings for the fellows of the Georgian Papers Programme. These coffee mornings were opportunities for King’s academics to get to know the… Read More »

Video available for ‘Just Write It, I’ll Make It Work’: King George III Through The Eyes Of Alan Bennett & Nicholas Hytner, 10 October 2016

The opening event of 2016’s Arts & Humanities Festival can now be viewed on YouTube. In the talk chaired by Professor Alan Read, Alan Bennett and Nicholas Hytner discuss researching archives to write The Madness of King George III, the challenges of translating an acclaimed stage show to a multi-award winning film, and how they… Read More »