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09:00 - 17:30 20 March 2010

The biennial Neale Colloquium in British History: Making the British Empire, 1660-1800

Location

Cruciform Lecture Theatre 2 | Cruciform Building (link Map)
Gower Street | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: £40 (£20 for students)
Ticketing: Pre-booking essential

Speaker information

Professor Steve Pincus, Yale University
Professor Sir J. H. Elliott, Oxford University
Dr Bill Bullman, Vanderbilt University
Professor Eliga Gould, New Hampshire University
Professor Julian Hoppit, UCL
Professor Philip Stern, Duke
Professor Richard Drayton, KCL
Professor Peter Silvers, Rutgers
Professor Jennifer Pitts, Chicago Univeristy

This conference will bring together a number of leading scholars of imperial history, in order to offer new perspectives on the early phase in the development of the British empire. Outlining the fruits of the most recent research in this field, the speakers will address the economic, social, religious and political contexts and motivations for British imperial expansion during the long eighteenth century, as well as British perceptions of other European empires, and ideas about the nature of the early British empire in both metropole and colonies.


Contact

Dr Jason Peacey
+44 (0)20 7679 3630 | j.peacey@ucl.ac.uk


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