This section provides information about events organised by the Georgian Papers Programme as well as events in which the Programme is represented or is associated with. If you have any events you would like us to share, please contact us.

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June 2019

American Patriots in England: the 2019 Mount Vernon Lecture: Zara Anishanslin (Univ. of Delaware, USA)

20/06/2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

  Lecture Theatre 1, Bush House South Wing, King’s College London Who do we think of when we think of ‘American patriots’ during the American War for Independence? What do we envision them doing to further their political cause? Where do we visualize them doing it? Chances are, most people picture an American white man […]

Public Lecture: The Georgian Papers - the Royal Archives and Royal Library relating to the Georgian period, 1714-1837

10/06/2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

A talk to the Saffron Walden Museum Society Admission £1 to members, visitors £3.   Professor Burns will introduce this remarkable archive and the project to make them more widely available, and share the latest findings.

March 2019

2019 Sons of the American Revolution GPP Lecture: Professor Katherine Carte (Southern Methodist University, Dallas), 'Royal Religion: King George III and the American Revolution’

21/03/2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Professor Katherine Carté (Southern Methodist University, Dallas, and 2018 Sons of the American Revolution Visiting Professor at King’s College London) Royal Religion: King George III and the American Revolution Thursday 21 March 2019 Professor Carté discussed the American war from the perspective of George III’s protestant empire.  George III’s position as a Protestant king shaped […]

GPP presentation to Digital History Seminar

12/03/2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Arthur Burns, Samantha Callaghan and Patricia Methven discussed the opportunities and challenges of the Digital Humanities dimensions of the Georgian Papers Programme. To view their presentation, go here. IHR, London

January 2019

Flora Fraser, Georgian Papers Programme Mount Vernon Fellow Lecture: 'In Search of Flora Macdonald’

23/01/2019 @ 5:30 pm

With the welcome aid of a 2018 Mount Vernon Georgian Papers Fellowship, historical biographer Flora Fraser spent two months researching in the Georgian Papers in the Royal Archives and one in the Fred W. Smith Library for the Study of George Washington at Mount Vernon. Her lecture focuses on her Fellowship research in each place, […]


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