Talk: Victoria, Queen of England, and Empress of India
As Empress of India, Queen Victoria was never a token ruler and Indian politics and society were fundamentally reshaped by her influence from afar. In this illustrated lecture, Professor Miles Taylor will talk about the significant impact India had on the queen as well as the pivotal role she played in India.
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. His most recent book is Empress: Queen Victoria and India (Yale University Press, 2018).