Workshops

Workshops

Symposium for GPP Fellows
September 4, 2017
Royal Archives, Windsor, England

9:00–9:15
Introductions

9:15–9:45
Daniel Reed, Ph.D. candidate, Oxford Brookes University
KCL fellow
“Sovereignty and Spirituality: the Ecclesiastical Households of the Early Georgians”

9:45–10:15
Rachel Banke, Postdoctoral Teaching Scholar, University of Notre Dame
OI fellow
“Bute, George III, and the Origins of Imperial Reforms”

10:15–10:45
Felicity Myrone, Lead Curator, Western Prints and Drawings, The British Library
KCL fellow
“The Topographical Map Collection of George III”

10:45–11:15
Cynthia Kierner, Professor, George Mason University
OI fellow
“Royal Philanthropy and Disasters in the British Atlantic World”

Break

11:30–12:00
James Ambuske, Postdoctoral Research Associate in Digital Humanities, University of Virginia
OI fellow
“What Comes Next?: Revisiting George III’s Essay on the Loss of America…and Arthur Young’s”

12:00–12:30
Flora Fraser, writer and historical biographer
Mount Vernon fellow
“Sources for the Lives of Flora Macdonald and Lord Nelson in the Royal Archives”

Lunch in Curfew Tower

2:00–2:30
Andrew O’Shaughnessy, Vice President of Monticello & Professor, University of Virginia
Sons of the American Revolution fellow
“The Georgian Papers and the American Revolution”

2:30–3:00
Jane Levi, Visiting Research Fellow, King’s College London
KCL fellow
“Food as an Expression of Utopian Ideas during the Georgian Era”

3:00–3:30
Bruce Ragsdale, Director of the Federal Judiciary History Office (ret.) and Associate Historian at the U.S. House of Representatives (ret.)
Mount Vernon fellow
“The Noble Improvements of Farmer George”

3:30–4:00
Anya Zilberstein, Associate Professor, Concordia University
OI fellow
“Animals in the Royal Archive”

Break

4:30–5:00
Vincent Carretta, Professor Emeritus, University of Maryland
OI fellow
“Some African Connections with the Eighteenth-Century Georgian Court”

5:00–5:30
Miranda Reading, Ph.D. candidate, King’s College London
KCL fellow
“A Royal Circle: Membership, networks and identities in the Society for the Suppression of Vice”

5:30–6:00
Suzanne Schwarz, Professor, University of Worcester
OI fellow
“The Atlantic Slave Trade, Abolition and Suppression, c. 1785–1812”