On 6-8th June 2012 Historic Royal Palaces will be holding a three-day academic conference at Kensington Palace to mark the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. The conference will examine the making of the modern British monarchy through a programme of 45 papers covering topics such as, the global reach of the British monarchy, royal dress and material culture, the relationship between monarchy and the media and the portrayal of monarchs in film and theatre. This event will bring together specialists on monarchy from across the globe, including keynote speakers, Professor Sir David Cannadine(Princeton University), Professor Maya Jasanoff(Harvard University)and Professor Emeritus Aileen Ribeiro(Courtauld Institute of Art).
Delegates will also have the opportunity to attend an exclusive tour of Kensington Palace, a musical performance and a gala dinner in the king’s state apartments.
For a detailed programme and online booking see:
Historic Royal Palaces and the Costume Society are able to provide a limited number of bursaries for post-graduate students working on aspects of royal history. For information on how to apply please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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