Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Williamite conference

Thanks to Rampjaar 1672 for this:
The Williamite Universe co-organises an upcoming conference in Maison française d’Oxford, 3-4 May 2012, entitled

“Louis XIV: Outside In: Reactions and Responses to the Sun King beyond France.”

The conference map the variety of ways reactions to Louis shaped discussion and action across Europe and the globe; and will provide a forum for stimulating comparative history.

Plenary speakers include:

Professor Tim Harris (Brown, Providence RI, US),‘Francophobia in late Stuart England’
Professor David Hayton (Queens, Belfast, UK), ‘Louis XIV, James II, and the conflict in Ireland’
Professor Henk van Nierop (Amsterdam, NL), ‘Romeyn de Hooghe’s Louis XIV’
Professor Hendrik Ziegler (Hamburg, D),‘Image battles under Louis XIV’

For more information, check the conference website:


or the Williamite Universe website:


or contact the organisers

Tony Claydon (t.claydon@bangor.ac.uk) or Charles-Edouard Levillain (charles-edouard.levillain@iep.univ-lille2.fr)

Best wishes,

WU secretary

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