Centre for Regional Literature and Culture

Interdisciplinary Eighteenth Century Research Seminar

Wednesday 17th June 2015 (18:00-19:00)

The Interdisciplinary Eighteenth Century Research Seminar is pleased to announce 'Nottinghamshire and the Great Peace. Reflections on the End of the Napoleonic Wars' by Dr Richard Gaunt.

Dr Gaunt specialises in British political and electoral history between 1790 and 1850 and has a particular interest in national figures on the political right (Wellington, Peel, Disraeli), and local aristocrats with a strong impact on their county (4th Duke of Newcastle). He is also interested in political biography, diaries and memoirs and maintain research interests in political culture including caricature, cartoons and songs.

Dr Richard Gaunt is also the co-curator of Charging Against Napoleon: Wellington’s campaigns in the Peninsular Wars and at Waterloo, an exhibition which opens at Nottingham Lakeside Arts Centre on Friday 22 May and runs until Sunday 6 September.

The seminar will be followed by a dinner at the Orchard Hotel on University Park Campus at 19.30 Although you don't need to let us know if you will be attending the seminar, if you would like to join us for dinner please email Charlotte May so that we can book for you, it would be lovely to see you there!

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