16 August 2022 (12:00 BST / 13:00 CET)


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

Robert Aldrich (University of Sydney)


(‘Mirror of Portraits of All Sovereigns in the World’ by Yōshü (Hashimoto) Chikanobu, c. 1879. Taken from Wikimedia Commons; held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, JP3269.) 



Abstract forthcoming.



Cindy McCreery


Seminar Timetable

12:00 – 12:10: Introduction (Chair)

12:10 – 12:55: Presentation

12:55 – 13:25: Q&A


Presenter bio

Robert Aldrich is Professor Emeritus in the Department of History at the University of Sydney.  He is the author of Banished Potentates: Dethroning and exiling indigenous monarchs under British and French colonial rule, 1815-1955 (Manchester UP, 2018) and, with Andreas Stucki, The Colonial World: A History of European Empires, 1780s to the Present (Bloomsbury, forthcoming), as well as other works on colonial history.  With Cindy McCreery, he has edited three volumes in Manchester University Press’s ‘Studies in Imperialism’ series on monarchies and colonialism – Crowns and Colonies: European monarchies and overseas empires (2016), Royals on Tour: Politics, pageantry and colonialism (2018), and Monarchies and Decolonisation in Asia (2020) - and a special issue of the Royal Studies Journal on royal visits to the (British) Dominions in the twentieth century.