Tomorrow sees the conference on Napoleon & Plymouth 1815 | 2015, public talks on the international context, the local impact, images & memory.
University of Plymouth, Roland Levinsky Building: Lecture Theatre 2
The Keynote speakers are Professor William Doyle (Bristol), on ‘Napoleon and the British: from Toulon Harbour to Plymouth Sound’ and
Dr James Davey (National Maritime Museum Greenwich), on ‘The Imprisoned Emperor : the Royal Navy and war against Napoleon, 1803 – 1815’
with talks by Dr Annika Bautz (Senior Lecturer in Nineteenth-Century Literature, Plymouth University) on ‘War, prize money, and reading : Napoleon and Plymouth Proprietary Library’; Dr James Gregory (Lecturer in Modern British History, Plymouth University) on ‘“Despicable infatuation!” Receiving and remembering Napoleon in Plymouth’; and Clive Charlton (Visiting Academic, School of Geography, Plymouth University) on ‘Capturing (a likeness of) Napoleon on Plymouth Sound’
Registration 1.30 – 1.45. Conference begins 1.45 and concludes at 6.30.
You can still book tickets to collect on the day, contact:
Peninsula Arts Box Office: Tel: 01752 585050 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org