STAR and Early Americanist Scholars
March 31, 2008: Professor Trevor Burnard, Professor of the History of the Americas, History and Comparative American Studies, University of Warwick: The American Revolution and the Atlantic World - Two Topics or One?
October 27, 2008: Dr. Paul Quigley, University of Edinburgh: Secessionists in an Age of Secession: The Slave South in Transatlantic Perspective
Conference: 'Transatlantic Ideas of the American Founding'
In March 2008, STAR, along with several other institutions and projects, sponsored a conference concerning 'Transatlantic Ideas of the American Founding.' featuring plenary lectures by Gerald Stourzh (University of Vienna) and David Armitage (Harvard University) and papers from several other leading Atlantic scholars.