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from 01/10/2014 to 03/10/2014Study DayConference in Troyes: "La campagne de France sous ses aspects diplomatiques, militaires, économiques et l’impact sur la population"
Between 1 and 3 October, the Fondation Napoléon and the Conseil Général de l'Aube: Direction des Archives will host an international conference in Troyes: La campagne de France sous ses aspects diplomatiques, militaires, économiques et l'impact sur la population, organized by Patrice Guiffrey. The French Campaign was brief – scarcely three months of battles on French […]
from 07/07/2014 to 11/07/2014Talk12th Annual International Napoleonic Society Congress, "Napoleon and Revolutions Around the World"
***FULL PROGRAMME NOW AVAILABLE*** Between 7 and 11 July 2014, the International Napoleonic Society will hold its twelfth annual congress in Havana, Cuba. The theme for this year's congress is “Napoleon and Revolutions Around the World”, and it promises to be a truly international event. Highlights from the conference programme include: – Luigi Mascilli Migliorini (Italy), L'Héritage Napoléonien […]
01/07/2014TalkNapoleon’s 100 days: Print, Satire, Song and Theatre
The Departments of History and French Studies at the University of Warwick are holding a one-day conference on July 1st 2014 on the popular reactions in Europe and beyond to Napoleon's dramatic return to France and his brief reign and overthrow. Papers will identify a range of objects and speak to their significance as part of […]
from 06/06/2014 to 24/08/2014CommemorationMaryland’s Chesapeake Campaign 2014
Throughout summer 2014, Maryland's Chesapeake Campaign will commemorate the events of 1814, from the burning of Washington to the dramatic, successful defence of Baltimore. The story of Maryland's fight for the nation will be celebrated through the Chesapeake Campaign, a travelling festival featuring re-enactors, hands-on educational activities, performance, food, drink and interactive fun all along […]
18/05/2014TalkConference at the Biblioteca Comunale di Canino
On Sunday 18 May 2014, the Associazione Culturale Luciano Bonaparte Principe Di Canino will present a day of talks at the Biblioteca Comunale in Canino. The programme for the day runs: 11am – Giampaolo Bontempi: “Rome February 24, 1798. Mutiny on the Pantheon“ – Mark Rimanelli: “Napoleon and America, 1800-1815“ 4pm– Maximum Carducci: “The Myth of […]
05/05/2014CommemorationCommemorative Mass in Honour of Napoleon I and the Soldiers of the Grand Army
On 5 May 2014, 193rd anniversary of the Emperor's death, a mass will be held at 6.30pm to honour the memory of Napoleon I and the soldiers of his Grand Army in the Cathédrale Saint-Louis at the Hôtel des Invalides. The mass will be held by Monseigneur Luc Ravel, Bishop to the French Armed Forces, in the […]
from 25/04/2014 to 27/04/2014CommemorationCelebration of Napoleon III in Vichy
The weekend of 25 to 27 April 2014 marks the seventh annual weekend of celebration in honour of Napoleon III. Organised by the Office de tourisme in Vichy, the events in homage to Charles Louis Napoleon Bonaparte include: – A dinner dance (Saturday 26th April, 8pm) – A parade, made up of 300 people in costumes and carriages (Sunday 27th April, […]
from 24/04/2014 to 31/08/2014CommemorationAlexandria, Virginia Commemorates the War of 1812
This year marks two hundred years since the British invaded the port city of Alexandria, Virginia, and the City of Alexandria's War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemoration is organising a number of events to honour the occasion. Highlights include: 24 April – War of 1812 Film Gala (Old Town Theater)The City of Alexandria's War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemoration […]
from 19/04/2014 to 20/04/2014CommemorationFinal Weekend of Commemorations at Fontainebleau!
This weekend marks the final part of the bicentenary commemorations at Fontainebleau. Throughout Saturday and Sunday, the City and the Château of Fontainebleau will be celebrating the 200th anniversary of Napoleon's Farewell with an action-packed agenda of activities, events, exhibitions and re-enactments. Highlights of the two-day programme include: All day Saturday and Sunday: “Peasant Life in the Town” – family activities, nineteenth-century […]
from 14/04/2014 to 19/10/2014CommemorationNiagara 1812 Legacy Council Programme of Commemorative Events
On April 14th, the Niagara 1812 Legacy Council announced their full event schedule for 2014. Throughout the summer, the events that took place in and around Niagara during the War of 1812 will be commemorated and retold through re-enactments, performances, and community events. The first signature event in the programme, The Honouring, will take place inside Fort Niagara at dusk on June […]