Speaker: Miles Taylor
Topic: The Empress and the Raj: Queen Victoria and India
Venue: Ondaatje Lecture Theatre, Radcliffe Centre
Time: 14:00-15:00, Saturday 27 April
Miles Taylor is one of Britain’s most distinguished historians of nineteenth-century monarchy and Empire. His most recent book, Empress: Queen Victoria and India, was published by Yale in 2018, and has been included in the top ten history books of the year by the US journal, Open Letters Review, and received to great critical acclaim.
Miles Taylor is Professor of Modern History at the University of York. Between 2008 and 2014 he was Director of the Institute of Historical Research in London. He writes regularly for the London Review of Books, History Today and the BBC History Magazine.