The Wallace Collection

Talks and Lectures

Lecture: Paris: World City of the Nineteenth Century

Monday 5th August, 2013

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Price: Admission Free

Ages: All Ages

Lecturer: Philip Mansel 

Part of the Discovery of Paris Lecture Lunchtime Lecture Series Philip Mansel's principal areas of research are France, the later Ottoman Empire, and the history of courts. He is a member of the Conseil Scientifique of the Centre de Recherche du Chateau de Versailles. He is also an editor of The Court Historian, the journal of the Society for Court Studies, which he helped to found in 1995. His books include Louis XVIII (1981), Sultans in Splendour (1988), The Court of France 1789-1830 (1989), Constantinople: City of the World's Desire 1453-1924 (1995), Paris Between Empires 1814-1852 (2001), Prince of Europe: The Life of Charles-Joseph de Ligne 1735-1814 (2003) and Dressed to Rule: Royal and Court Costume from Louis XIV to Elizabeth II (2005). He was co-editor with Kirsty Carpenter of The French Émigr¸s in Europe and the Struggle Against Revolution 1789-1814 (1999). This Lecture will take place in the Lecture Theatre. Free, no need to book