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from 28/08/2015 to 30/08/2015TalkNapoleonic Historical Society 2015 Annual Conference (Toronto)
“Every year the Napoleonic Historical Society sponsors a weekend-long Napoleonic Conference, where members can meet each other and participate in a series of lectures, seminars, vendor areas, and social events honoring the Emperor and his achievements. Although the presentations at this event often reflect the latest historical research on the period, the conference is more […]
from 19/08/2015 to 30/08/2015Theatrical EventFestival Berlioz, "Sur les routes Napoléon"
This summer the annual Berlioz music festival, which over 11 days hosts a diverse range of concerts, will be following the theme “Sur les routes Napoléon”. Host to world class musicians in symphonic and chamber music, also featuring recitals and conferences, the festival is held in La Côte Saint André, Isère, France. For more information, […]
from 07/08/2015 to 01/09/2015TalkCall for Papers for the Massena Society panels at the Consortium of the Revolutionary Era and the Society of Military History conference
Call for Papers for the Massena Society panels at the Consortium of the Revolutionary Era and the Society of Military History conference. These are two separate opportunities for deserving graduate students.The Massena Society panel continues to support graduate students on diverse topics in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic eras. This past year, our students were […]
07/07/2015TalkConference: ‘Popular Reactions and State Responses to the 100 Days’
Tuesday 7 July, University of Warwick This conference will move away from the military terms commonly used to consider Napoleon's escape from Elba and return to France in February 1815 as a popular hero, known as the 100 Days. Instead, it will look at the popular responses to this sensational period and their influence on post-revolutionary Europe […]
from 06/07/2015 to 10/07/2015TalkEndings and Beginnings: The World in 1815
The International Napoleonic Society's Thirteenth International Napoleonic Congresswill be held at Bedford Hotel and Congress Centre, Brussels, Belgium 6-10 July 2015Brussels is a wonderful city with incredible history, culture, and culinary opportunities, as well being very close to Waterloo. The Congress will be held in the beautiful Bedford Hotel and Congress Centre, which has an […]
from 18/06/2015 to 19/06/2015Talk‘A war of no common description’ – an international conference on the 19th century receptions of the Battle of Waterloo
18 – 19 June 2015, Brussels The Centre for Reception Studies at the KU Leuven (University of Leuven) is organising a conference on the transnational receptions of the Battle of Waterloo in the 19th century which proposes to reconsider the Battle and its cultural implications. Papers will be based in the wider discplines of literary […]
from 18/06/2015 to 20/06/2015Theatrical EventA DAMN’D CLOSE-RUN THING!
An Improbable Posthumous Encounter between the Emperor Napoleon and the Duke of Wellington staged by members of Petersfield Theatre Group in the Festival Hall, Petersfield on Thursday 18 June at 6.30 p.m. before a Waterloo Day concert by The Petersfield Orchestra, and also at Waterlooville Library (UK) 19 and 20 June. Langue(s) : English
from 12/06/2015 to 19/09/2015TalkTwo conferences at the Bomann-Museum, Celle: ‘Waterloo Revisited’ and ‘Die Schlacht von Waterloo 1815 und die deutschen Truppen’
The Bomann-Museum Celle is holding two conferences to mark the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo: 'Waterloo Revisited' looks at new areas of research on the famous battle, from individual players to memorial culture today. Speakers include German and British historians, curators and military experts. See here for the conference programme. Date and location: 12-13 June 2015 in the […]
from 10/06/2015 to 11/06/2015TalkInternational congress Brussels 10-11 June “From Battlefield to Drawing Room: textile and (military) fashion around 1815”
Some 30 prestigious speakers from Saint Petersburg, Paris, London, Versailles, Vienna, Warsaw, Stockholm or New York, as well as numerous Belgian specialists will share their research on June 10 and 11. Collaborators from the finest fashion, textile and army museums of 12 countries will look into the situation “in the drawing room and on the […]
from 08/06/2015 to 09/06/2015Talk"Talleyrand, l’indispensble"
The French association “Les Amis de Talleyrand” are planning a two-day conference called “Talleyrand, the indispensable” in June to mark the 200th anniversary of the Congress of Vienna. It will include talks by renowned historians including Emmanuel de Waresquiel, Thierry Lentz and Jean Tulard. Watch this space for more details as they become available! Full program and inscription form here […]