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FOR ALL WITH AN INTEREST IN THE HISTORY
OF THE EAST INDIA COMPANY AND THE BRITISH RAJ

PAST LECTURES

The 2021-22 series of lectures has been uploaded to YouTube subject to speakers’ consent. See foot of the page for individual links. The playlist can be found here

​2023-24 

Tuesday 24 October 2023

Adventurers: The Improbable Rise of the East India Company

David Howarth

Tuesday 14 November 2023

The East India Company in Persia

Peter Good

Tuesday 28 November 2023

Courting India: England, Mughal India and the Origins of Empire

Nandini Das

Tuesday 23 January 2024

Unmaking the East India Company: British Art and Political Reform in Colonial India

Tom Young

Tuesday 19 March 2024

Conquering the Maharajahs

Harrison Akins

Tuesday 16 April 2024

The 1945 Burma Campaign and the Transformation of the Indian Army

Raymond A. Callahan and Daniel Marston

​2022-23 

Tuesday 25 October 2022

Guns, Money and Lawyers: The English Chartered Trading Companies 1688-1763

Mike Wagner

Tuesday 15 November 2022

The Company's Sword: The East India Company and the Politics of Militarism 1644-1858

Christina Welsch

Tuesday 13 December 2022

Licentious Worlds: India and The British

Julie Peakman

Tuesday 17 January 2023

Hooghly: The Global History of a River

Robert Ivermee 

Tuesday 21 February 2023

Heart Like a Fakir: General Sir James Abbott and the Fall of the East India Company

Chris Mason

Tuesday 21 March 2023

1857: Mutiny or Uprising?

Rana Chhina, Andrew Ward & Rosie Llewellyn-Jones

Tuesday 18 April 2023

The Decline of Empires in South Asia: How Britain and Russia lost their grip over India, Persia and Afghanistan 

Heather A. Campbell

Tuesday 16 May 2023

Anglo-India and the End of Empire

Uther Charlton-Stevens

​2021-22

Tuesday 19 October 2021

The Origins of the British Empire in Asia

David Veevers

Tuesday 16 November 2021

India in the Persianate Age

Richard M. Eaton with Rosie Llewellyn-Jones

Tuesday 14 December 2021 

Wellington and the British Army’s Indian Campaigns 1798-1805

Martin R. Howard

Tuesday 18 January 2022

The Estate of Major General Claude Martin at Lucknow

Rosie Llewellyn-Jones

Wednesday 16 February 2022

Peace, Poverty and Betrayal: A New History of British India

Roderick Matthews

Tuesday 15 March 2022

Ruling the Savage Periphery

Benjamin D. Hopkins

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