This conference explores the dynamics of local, national, and trans-Atlantic political culture with particular reference to political communication. Experts in the field survey how connections were forged between politics in London and politics in the localities. The conference was hled at The Huntington from May 20–21, 2016.
Jennifer Wells discusses, "The Parliamentarians’ Predicament: Adaption and Uneasy Alliances in Interregnum Scotland and Ireland". Wells is an academic from Brown University. This talk was included in the session titled, ”State Formation, Local Networks, and Local Knowledge”.
Rachel Weil discusses, "The News Out of Newgate after the 1715 Jacobite Rebellion". Weil is Professor of History at Cornell University. This talk was included in the session titled, ”Sites of Communication”.
Steve Hindle welcomes participants and attendees to the “Connecting Centre & Locality: Political Communication in England c.1550–1750”, held at The Huntington Library on May 20–21, 2016. Hindle is the W. M. Keck Foundation Director of Research at The Huntington.