Dynastic Networks as Vehicles for Cultural Transfer: Sources, Methods and Theoretical Approaches
Post date: Mon, 09/06/2014 - 12:03
The aim of this first international Marrying Cultures workshop is to bring together scholars from universities, museums and libraries who work on the material aspects of cultural exchange for an intense exchange of ideas. The format of the conference, with short talks on a single object or relevant consort or collection, is designed to provide ample time for general discussion on methodology and approaches to working on the history of the cultural contribution of dynastic consorts.
'The Power of Early Modern Women' Lecture
Post date: Mon, 09/06/2014 - 11:59
On Saturday 24th May Svante Norrhem gave a public lecture in the gardens of Skarhult Castle entitled The Power of Early Modern Women: Politics, Economy and Culture.
The event was organised by Skarhults Kulturminne and photos from the event can be found on their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/SkarhultsSlott
'Kulturtransfer zwischen Sachsen, Neapel und Spanien?' Lecture
Post date: Mon, 09/06/2014 - 11:58
Helen Watanabe-O’Kelly will be presenting a lecture discussing cultural transfer between Saxony, Naples and Spain at the German Historical Institute in Warsaw on 27 May 2014. Watanabe-O’Kelly will be examining the role of Maria Amalia, Princess of Saxony and Poland, Queen of the Two Sicilies and Queen of Spain (1724-1760).
'Zwischen ThronSaal und FrawenZimmer' Conference
Post date: Mon, 09/06/2014 - 11:56
Queen Sofía of Spain Visits Oxford
Post date: Mon, 09/06/2014 - 11:55
On 29 April 2014 Sofía, Princess of Greece and Denmark, Queen of Spain, visited Exeter College Oxford.
Designing Georgian Britain Exhibition
Post date: Mon, 09/06/2014 - 11:54
Tuesday 6th May
The exhibition on William Kent, curated by one of our project partners, Julius Bryant, Head of the Department of Text and Image at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, has received excellent reviews.
Queen Caroline: Cultural Politics at the Eighteenth-Century Court
Post date: Mon, 09/06/2014 - 11:51
Joanna Marschner’s eagerly-awaited monograph about Caroline of Brandenburg-Ansbach, consort of George II, King of Great Britain and Ireland, has appeared with Yale University Press.
'A Queen Emerges' Conference
Post date: Mon, 09/06/2014 - 11:48
Jill Bepler and Helen Watanabe-O’Kelly both spoke at the A Queen Emerges: Hedwig Eleonora of Sweden and Baroque Court Culture around the Baltic conference held in Stockholm from 1-4 October 2013. Bepler gave a keynote lecture entitled Dynasty Matters: Hedwig Eleonora from a German Perspective and Watanabe-O’Kelly gave a paper entitled Hedwig Eleonora in Print - from ‘Citronat’ to ‘Wundermatter’.
Interview on Radio New Zealand
Post date: Mon, 09/06/2014 - 11:45