The Society organises regular conferences on major topics in court studies and on particular aspects of court culture. Often held at locations of historical interest, the Society’s conferences combine papers from scholars, writers and research students, and always present ground-breaking research.

Society Conference

European Court Culture & Greenwich Palace, 1500-1750: Queen’s House Conference 2017
National Maritime Museum and the Queen’s House, Greenwich
20-22 April 2017

Royal Museums Greenwich and the Society for Court Studies are holding a major international conference on the 20-22 April 2016 to mark the 400th anniversary year of the Queen’s House, Greenwich. To see the conference programme please click doc / pdf and for a booking form here doc / pdf:

On 21-23 March 2018 the Society for Court Studies and the Centre for Studies in the Long Eighteenth Century at the University of Kent will hold an international conference at the Wallace Collection, London W1 on ‘Horses and Courts’. The conference will focus on the role of horses in court ceremonies, court culture and military and political events. For further information please e-mail or .

Past Conferences

For a list of past conferences organised by the Society for Court Studies, click here.