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.

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’.    

May 2020

Historical Association Annual Conference 2020: 2 presentations by the Georgian Papers Programme

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|:


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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 […]

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


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