The Men Who Lost America: A Lecture By Professor Andrew O’Shaughnessy

Posted on: February 13th, 2017 by geoIII

13/02/2017 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Location: Great Hall, Strand, King’s College London Register for a free ticket here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/andrew-oshaughnessy-the-men-who-lost-america-tickets-30905621546 This lecture is jointly hosted by the Sir Michael Howard Centre for the History of War and the Georgian Papers Programme, and supported by funds from the Sons of the American Revolution. The loss of America was a stunning and unexpected defeat […]

Women, Money and Markets (1750-1850)

Posted on: May 11th, 2017 by geoIII

11/05/2017 @ All Day
Keynote Speakers: Professor Hannah Barker (University of Manchester) Caroline Criado-Perez, OBE One of the leading voices in the campaign for female representation on the banknote and an active promoter and supporter of women in the media Contact: womenmoneymarkets@gmail.com Support by CESK (Centre for Enlightenment Studies at King’s) and AHRI (Arts and Humanities Research Institute)

Digitizing Enlightenment II

Posted on: June 15th, 2017 by geoIII

15/06/2017 – 17/06/2017 @ All Day
Digitizing Enlightenment II Radboud University, Nijmegen (The Netherlands), in cooperation with the Dutch-Belgian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (Werkgroep 18e eeuw) 15-16 June 2017 Scholars of the Enlightenment are currently developing some of the most innovative and transformative digital humanities projects in the field. These have included both established and internationally recognized projects such as Electronic Enlightenment; […]

Mapping the Georgian world: global power & maps in the reign of George III

Posted on: October 9th, 2017 by geoIII

09/10/2017 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Watch the talks here:   Monday 9th October 2017, 6:30-8:00pm Edmund J Safra Lecture Theatre, Strand Campus, King’s College London   Main speakers: Peter Barber OBE (former head of Map Collections at the British Library) Dr Max Edelson (University of Virginia, USA, and creator of the digital visualization platform MapScholar). Chaired by Professor Arthur Burns, […]