February 2023

Athenaeum Club Library Lunchtime Talk: The 'Madness' of George III Revisited

08/02/2023 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

A talk by Professor Arthur Burns. Club members only

September 2022

Beckenham and Bromley Branch of the Historical Association: 'The "Madness" of George III Revisited

15/09/2022 @ 7:45 pm

A talk by Professor Arthur Burns. The talk will be delivered on zoom. Members of the Central London branch of the HA will be able to attend on zoom. Entry to meetings is free for HA members and £2 for visitors.  

Norfolk Club: The Madness of George III Revisited. A talk by Arthur Burns

08/09/2022 @ 11:30 am

A talk to the History Group at the Norfolk Club. Members only

Identity, Imagination and George IV in Edinburgh, 1822

01/09/2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Identity, Imagination and George IV in Edinburgh, 1822 public lecture, 1 september 2022 Sir David Wilkie (1785-1841), The Honours of Scotland Being Shown to George IV, 1822, watercolour and pencil on paper, National Galleries of Scotland. George IV’s visit to Edinburgh in August 1822 has received a remarkably consistent interpretation by historians. It […]

May 2022

GPP Coffee Break: Mary Jannet Leith Then I play’d upon the Harpsichord’: Music in the Private Lives of George III and Queen Charlotte

24/05/2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Georgian Papers Programme scholar Angel-Luke O’Donnell for an online version of the popular GPP Coffee Break series at King’s College London. Join us on May 24, 2022, at 3:00 pm GST (10:00 am ET) for a presentation by Georgian Papers Programme Fellow Mary-Jannet Leith (University of Southampton) titled “‘Then I play’d upon the Harpsichord’: Music […]

GPP Coffee Break - Natalee Garrett on Queen Charlotte: Family, Duty, Scandal

12/05/2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us on May 12, 2022, at 3:00 pm GST (10:00 am ET) for a presentation by Georgian Papers Programme fellow Natalee Garrett (University of St. Andrews) titled “Queen Charlotte: Family, Duty, Scandal.” Dr. Garrett is working on a biography of Queen Charlotte which aims to place her in a wider context of queenship in […]

April 2022

Royal Attitudes to the Atlantic Slave Trade and Abolition in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries

28/04/2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

A lecture to the Bath branch of the Historical Association, drawing on Professor Suzanne Schwarz’s work as GPP fellow. How to book: Booking unnecessary Price: Free to HA members. Visitors £3. Tel: 01225 812945 Email: mikeshort20@btinternet.com Website: www.historybath.org

May 2021

Exploring the Essays in the Georgian Papers with Jenny Buckley

18/05/2021 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

This event will begin at 4:30 pm (16:30) London time, 11:30 am New York time. REGISTER HERE The Georgian Papers Programme (GPP) will run two public workshops in April and May 2021. The workshops will highlight the work of two researchers who joined the programme as part of the White Rose College of Arts and […]

April 2021

Exploring the Inventories in the Georgian Papers with Holly Day

20/04/2021 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

This event will begin at 4:30 pm (16:30) London time, 11:30 am New York time. REGISTER HERE The Georgian Papers Programme (GPP) will run two public workshops in April and May 2021. The workshops will highlight the work of two researchers who joined the programme as part of the White Rose College of Arts and […]

January 2021

Queen Charlotte and Transatlantic Women's Intellectual Networks

25/01/2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Learn more about Queen Charlotte and the network of intellectual women of which she was a part.

December 2020

George III and the Law of Nations: The Sons of the American Revolution Annual Lecture 2020, King’s College London

16/12/2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

      A live online lecture by David Armitage (Harvard University), Sons of the American Revolution Visiting Professor at King’s College London   16 December 2020, live on Zoom at 17.00 GMT /12 pm EST     This lecture examines how George III, from his early years as Prince of Wales in the 1750s […]

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 https://www.haconference.com/about-the-virtual-conference/  

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.

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|: https://www.haconference.com/about-the-conference/

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 […]

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 […]

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