The Society for Court Studies will be hosting a lecture by Professor Jeroen Duindam of the University of Leiden on Monday 16 May. His talk is entitled 'A global view of the royal court: redistribution, power, and the question of agency'. Jeroen Duindam is one of the world's foremost academics in the field of court history. He is the author of Vienna and Versailles: The Courts of Europe's Dynastic Rivals (Cambridge University Press 2003) and Dynasty: A Global History 1300-1800 (Cambridge University Press 2015).
The seminar will be held in the Bloomsbury Room at Senate House, University of London, beginning at 5.15pm. The Bloomsbury Room is situated on the ground floor of the building and is accessed via the Crush Hall, through the door marked 'University of London: Senate House and Library'. All members and their guests are welcome. Refreshments, including wine, will be served.