Society for Court Studies Seminars 2014

Seminars are held at 6pm at New York University, 6 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3RA.

17 February

Dr Charlotte Bolland, National Portrait Gallery
‘SAT SUPER EST’: A portrait of Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, and court culture during the reign of Henry VIII

10 March

Dr Yvonne Ward, La Trobe University, Australia
Censoring a Queen: How Arthur Benson and Lord Esher fashioned an image of Victoria for their own and future generations

14 April

Dr Heather Jones, London School of Economics
The Great War and its legacy on George V and Edward VIII

12 May – Joint with the IHR Tudor and Stuart seminar

Dr Manolo Guerci, The University of Kent
The great houses of the Strand: 1550-1650. An overview
N.B This seminar will be held at the Queen’s House, Greenwich at 6pm.

22 September

Prof. Julian Swann, Birkbeck, University of London
‘Of secrets and supper parties: disgrace and exile at the court of Louis XV’

20 October

Dr David Gelber, Independent scholar
An Equatorial Amsterdam: The court of Johan Maurits of Nassau-Siegen in Brazil, 1637-1644

17 November

Dr Sara Wolfson, Christ Church Canterbury
Bedchamber women and Henrietta Maria’s foreign policy agenda, 1627-1638

 8 December

Dr Claire Gapper, Independent scholar
‘Court or Country? The emergence of decorative plasterwork in sixteenth-century England’

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