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.

October 2020

George III as revealed in the Georgian Papers

15/10/2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A lecture by Arthur Burns to the Canterbury branch of the Historical Association. An introduction to the Georgian Papers and the light they shed on George III.Location /online to be confirmed.

November 2020

Reassessing the ‘Mad’ King: George III as revealed in the Georgian Papers at Windsor Castle

02/11/2020 - 14/11/2020 @ 12:00 am - 3:00 pm

An introduction to the Georgian Papers and the light they shed on George III. Part of the programme for the Historical Association Virtual Conference 2020. Presentation available to delegates from 2 November; live Q&A Saturday 14 November 2-3 pm. For more details see  


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July 2020

May 2020

Historical Association Annual Conference 2020: 2 presentations by the Georgian Papers Programme [CONFERENCE CANCELLED: RESCHEDULED FOR NOVEMBER

15/05/2020 @ 12:15 pm - 4:45 pm

At the Historical Association Annual Conference, Arthur Burns will talk about George III as revealed by the papers, and then will join Katie Hall in a workshop on using the papers in the classroom. The events are open only to those attending the Historical Association conference. For more details, see here|:

April 2020

The Georgian Papers at the University of Worcester

22/04/2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

University of Worcester, School of Humanities Research Seminar. All welcome! Dr Oliver Walton (Royal Archives) ‘Worcester Source(s)? Exploring the potential of the Georgian Papers in the Royal Archives’ and Professor Suzanne Schwarz (Worcester) ‘Royal Attitudes to the Atlantic Slave Trade and Slavery in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries’.    

November 2019

Mental Health and the Georgian World: The ‘Madness’ of George III

05/11/2019 @ 6:45 pm - 8:30 pm

This panel discussion focused on a theme which both has great contemporary relevance in our own day as we begin to discuss mental health issues with a new openness. It is also one on which the Georgian Papers Programme sheds important new light as it makes available in many cases for the first time papers […]

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 […]


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