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Digital Seminar Series - Past Programmes

The list below is a list of seminar topics and themes from past programmes.


2022 Programme

18 January 2022 - Roundtable

Roundtable: Writing Biographies for Royal Women: Challenges and Approaches- featuring Ellie Woodacre, Rúben Gonzalez Cuerva, Kristen Geaman, Stefany Wragg, Silvia Mitchell, Jonathan Spangler, with Louise Wilkinson as chair


15 February 2022 - Matthew Firth

Seminar: The Prerogatives, Lands, and Revenues of England's Early Queens, 850-1000

15 March 2022 - Panel

 Panel: A ‘Fresh’ Perspective? Comparison as a Core Methodology in Medieval Queenship Studies - featuring Paula Del Val Vales, Anaïs Waag, and Gabrielle Storey


26 April 2022 - Cindy McCreery

Seminar: Modern Monarchy in a Global Perspective: From Hawaii to Australia

17 May 2022 - Takashi Fujitani

 Seminar: Another Girl?: The Japanese Royal Succession Debate in Historical Perspective

16 August 2022 - Robert Aldrich

 Seminar: Royal Connections between Europe and Asia, 1870s-1920s

20 September 2022 - Carolyn Harris

Seminar: Royal Tours of Canada During the Reign of Queen Elizabeth II - Change and Continuity

18 October 2022 - Russell Martin

Seminar: Wedding Rituals of the Russian Monarchy

15 November 2022 - Barbara Bieniek

Seminar: Restoration and the Romanian Monarchy

13 December 2022 - Paige Emerick 

Seminar: George IV's Royal Visit to Ireland and Scotland and the Display of Sub-National Identities


2021 Programme

18 January 2021 - Rocío Martínez Lopéz

Seminar: Or marriage or nothing? A comparative study on unmarried royal women in the Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe.

15 February 2021 - Valerie Schutte 

Seminar: “Into the handes of the ragged beare”: John Dudley, Duke of Northumberland, in the Accession Literature of Queen Mary I

16 March 2021 - Natalee Garrett

Seminar: Behind Closed Doors: Celebrity Culture and the British Royal Family, 1760-1820

19 April 2021 - Special Event

10th Anniversary Celebration – Roundtable Discussion

17 May 2021 - Gabrielle Storey

Seminar: Co-Rulership and Co-operation: Royal Partnerships in the Angevin Domains


16 August 2021 - Cathleen Sarti

Seminar: Getting Rid of a King or Queen Regnant

21 September 2021 - Diana Pelaz, Manuela Santos Silva, Lledó Ruiz Domingo

Panel Seminar: Queenship and Landholding in the Iberian Peninsula during the Late Middle Ages

18 October 2021 - Hannah Grieg

Interview/Discussion: Visualising Royalty: Historical Consulting and Depictions on Film

15 November 2021 - Stephanie Russo and Laura Saxton

Panel Seminar: Anne Boleyn in Historical Fiction

14 December 2021 

Holiday Social and Trivia


If you would like to submit a proposal or recommend an event for the Digital Seminar Series, we are accepting proposals/recommendations for ongoing consideration. For more information, check out our CFP via our website here:

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