Napoleon & Plymouth 1815 | 2015 … PUNCS co-organised day-conference 5 September 2015


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:


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