Court Studies Seminars, 2018 Schedule

Posted in lectures (to attend) by Editor on December 11, 2017

From The Society for Court Studies:

Society for Court Studies Seminars, 2018
New York University, Bedford Square, London

An annual programme of seminars is run by the Society for Court Studies in which new work in the field is presented and discussed. These take place in London on Monday evenings, starting at 6:00pm, at New York University, 6 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3RA, room 102. Refreshments, including wine, are served. The seminars are free (except the guest lecture) and open to everyone. For further details, please contact the Seminar Secretaries, Jo Tinworth (jtinworth@soane.org.uk) and Nicola Clark (Nicola.Clark.2008@kent.ac.uk). Historians interested in giving a seminar paper to the Society should contact the Seminar Secretaries as well. Members of the society do not need to book in advance. If you are not a member, please register your interest using the booking link next to the relevant seminar paper.

29 January
Katarzyna Kuras (Jagiellonian University, Cracow), Conflicts or Cooperation? The World of Courtiers of the Queen Maria Leszczyńska (1725–1768)

19 February
James Legard (University of Edinburgh), ‘Princely Glory’: The 1st Duke of Marlborough, Court Culture, and the Construction of Blenheim Palace

12 March
Valerie Schutte (independent scholar), Princess Elizabeth Tudor: Book Dedications and the New Year’s Gift Exchange

16 April
David Parrott (New College, Oxford), Anne of Austria, Mazarin, and the French Court in Crisis, 1650–54

4 June
Joint event with the Institute of Historical Research Tudor and Stuart seminar, location to be confirmed
Samantha Harper (Winchester University), Continuity and Change in the Household of Henry VII and Henry VIII

17 September
Alden Gregory (Historic Royal Palaces), The Tudor Court under Canvas: Royal Tents and Timber Lodgings, 1509–1603

15 October
Mandy Richardson (University of Chichester), Hunting, Hounds, and Hospitality: Gendered Aspects of the Late Medieval and Early Modern Royal Hunt

12 November
Peter Barber (King’s College London), George III as a Map Collector

3 December
Helen Watanabe O’Kelly (University of Oxford), Catholic Ruler, Protestant People: The Impact of the Reformation on Court and Civic Festivals in Early Modern Europe

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