Call for papers
The University of Southampton will be holding the Fifth Wellington Congress from 5 to 7 April 2013. The University’s Hartley Library is the home of the first Duke’s archive, and the meeting will include opportunities to see the collection and to hear the latest in Wellington scholarship.
Proposals are invited for papers on all aspects of the career of the first Duke of Wellington, as well as the wider context in Britain, Ireland, the Empire and Continental Europe, between 1780 and the mid-nineteenth century. Papers that draw on material relating to the wars in the Peninsula will be especially welcome. Proposals (up to 250 words) should be submitted to Archives@soton.ac.uk by 3 September 2012. Papers should not exceed 30 minutes in length.
For more information see http://www.southampton.ac.uk/archives/newsandevents/Wellington_Congress_2013.html.
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