26 April 2022 (12:00 BST / 13:00 CET)


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

Cindy McCreery (University of Sydney)










Professor Robert Aldrich


Seminar Timetable

12:00 – 12:10: Introduction (Chair)

12:10 – 12:55: Presentation

12:55 – 13:25: Q&A


Dr. Cindy McCreery is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of History at the University of Sydney, Australia. Her current major research focus is monarchy and colonialism. With her colleague Robert Aldrich she has edited three volumes in Manchester University Press’s Studies in Imperialism series: Crowns and Colonies: European Monarchies and Overseas Empires (2016), Royals on Tour: Politics, Pageantry and Colonialism (2018), and the forthcoming Monarchies and Decolonisation in Asia (2020), as well as a special issue of the Royal Studies Journal on twentieth-century British royal tours of the Dominions (2018). She is now working on nineteenth and early twentieth-century global royal travel, examining the journeys of King Kalākaua of Hawai’i, Prince Alfred, the teenage Princes Albert Victor and George, as well as the adult George and his wife Mary (Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York, later King George V and Queen Mary) of Great Britain. She leads the Modern Monarchy in Global Perspective Research Hub https://global-modern-monarchy.sydney.edu.au/ and in June 2022 convenes an international conference online: “Going Platinum: Australian responses to the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, 1952-2022”: https://global-modern-monarchy.sydney.edu.au/going-platinum-conference/

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