(TUESDAY) 16 March 2021 (17:oo-UK/18:00-CET)

 

Overview:

This seminar features Natalee Garrett, doctoral student at the University of St. Andrews and her presentation: Behind Closed Doors: Celebrity Culture and the British Royal Family, 1760-1820. Natalee will explore how the British royal family were a key component in the growth of a discernible culture of fame and celebrity in the eighteenth century, focusing particularly on the media’s responses to royal romances and the King’s “madness”.

 

Seminar Timetable: 

(Times are for UK/UTC)

17:00 - 17:15: Introduction (Chair)

17:15 - 18:00: Presentation

18:00 - 18:15: Q&A

 

About the Presenter:

Natalee is a PhD candidate in History at the University of St Andrews, and submitted her thesis for examination in December 2020. Natalee specialises in visual culture of eighteenth-century Britain and France, specifically the ways in which public discourse like caricatures and satirical prints commented on the monarchy and nobility.