Actualité scientifique : colloque “Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881): His Lives and Afterlives. Celebrating the 220th anniversary of the birth of a Victorian iconoc”, The University of Chicago Center, 25-26 janvier 2023

Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881): His Lives and Afterlives. Celebrating the 220th anniversary of the birth of a Victorian iconoclast

Thursday 25 January 2023 

9-9.30am: Welcoming coffee/tea  

9.30-9.40am: Welcoming word by Prof. Laurence Roussillon-Constanty, President of the SFEVE 9.40-10am: Introduction by Emily Jones, Catherine Marshall, Seamus Perry & Miles Taylor 

10-12.30am – Session 1: Disraeli as Founding Father  

Chair: Catherine Marshall (CY Cergy Paris University) 

1. Emily Jones (University of Manchester) – Disraeli and One Nation Conservatism  2. David Jeffery (University of Liverpool) – Interpreting Disraeli: Competing understandings of  ‘Disraeli-ism’ within the Conservative Party  

Short break 

3. Balkis Mougou (CY Cergy Paris Université) – The Past as Disraeli’s “Sacred Flame”: Exploring  the Populist Feature of Glorifying the Past 

4. Stephane Porion (Université de Tours) – The Disraelian ideas that framed Enoch Powell’s  conception of Toryism and that of the nation 

12.30-2pm – Lunch 

2-4pm – Session 2: Responses to Political Economy and ‘Tory radicalism’ 

Chair: Miles Taylor (Humboldt Universität, Zu Berlin) 

5. Thomas Pritchard – Benjamin Disraeli and the Art of Political Collaboration 6. Mike Sanders (University of Manchester) – Some passages in the life of a (Tory) radical:  Disraeli amongst the Chartists 

7. Anthony Howe (University of East Anglia) – Disraeli and Cobden: ‘The Manchester School’ in  fact and fiction” 

4-4.30pm – Tea Break 

4.30-6.15pm – Session 3: Political Life  

Chair: Agnès Alexandre (Université de Bourgogne) 

8. Iain McLean (Nuffield College, University of Oxford) – Disraeli, heresthetics and the 1867  Reform Act 

9. Frank Rynne (CY Cergy Paris Université) – Disraeli, Gladstone and the Irish question 10. Alex Middleton (St Hugh’s College, University of Oxford) – Disraeli and South America 

6.15pm end of day 1  

7.45pm – Conference dinner at Restaurant Anco – 108 rue de Bercy, Paris 12 (https://www.ancoparisbercy.fr)

Friday 26 January 2023 

9.30-12am – Session 4: Cultural and Religious Lives 

Chair: Jennifer Pitts (University of Chicago) 

11. Jonathan Parry (Pembroke College, University of Cambridge) – Disraeli, Lothair, and Tory  political sociology 

12. Daisy Hay (University of Exeter) – Disraeli the Romantic 

Short break 

13. Megan Dent (Associate Member, Keble SCR, University of Oxford) – Disraeli and the Bible 14. Jerome Grosclaude (Université Clermont Auvergne) – ‘[A] mere mystery-man’: Disraeli and  the Church of England’s episcopate  

12-1.30pm – Lunch 

1.30-4.30pm – Session 5: Literary Lives and Afterlives  

Chair: Seamus Perry (Balliol College, University of Oxford) 

15. David Womersley (St Catherine’s College, University of Oxford) – Vivian Grey 16. Freya Johnston (St Anne’s College, University of Oxford) – Disraeli and Peacock 

Short break 

17. Bysshe Coffey (Balliol College, University of Oxford) – ‘Permanent Currency’: Benjamin  Disraeli and the Leavises 

18. Baptiste Danel (University of Westminster) – A ‘poetical politician, and a political poet’:  Political Synthesis in The Revolutionary Epick (1834) 

4.30pm/5pm – End of the conference 

The conference is taking place at: 

The University of Chicago Center, 6 Rue Thomas Mann, 75013 Paris



Citer ce billet
sfhpol (2023, 23 décembre). Actualité scientifique : colloque “Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881): His Lives and Afterlives. Celebrating the 220th anniversary of the birth of a Victorian iconoc”, The University of Chicago Center, 25-26 janvier 2023. Société française d'histoire politique. Consulté le 3 mars 2024, à l’adresse https://doi.org/10.58079/veun

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