I discussed King Charles III’s cancer diagnosis, Prince Harry’s brief visit to the United Kingdom and the important public role of senior royal women including Queen Camilla, Princess Anne and Sophie Duchess of Edinburgh with Janet Davison at CBC News
I will be delivering an evening lecture (7pm) at North York Central Library in Toronto on Friday October 13 about the history of royal weddings from Victoria and Albert to Harry and Meghan! All are welcome.
I will be teaching an eight week course on Tuesday afternoons in October-November 2023 at the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies – Behind the Crown: The Monarchy from Victoria to Charles III. Click here for more information and to register.
ABOUT THIS COURSE
The personal lives of royalty are a popular subject for fiction in novels, films and TV series but the real history is more interesting. Each generation of royalty must respond to the challenges of their times to keep the monarchy relevant and engaged with public opinion. Join Carolyn Harris, historian, commentator and author of Raising Royalty: 1000 Years of Royal Parenting for a lively discussion of the history, politics and cultural significance of the monarchy in the UK and Canada.
I discussed past family disagreements and guest list controversies on royal occasions in an interview with David K. Li at NBC News
I discussed Prince Harry, Meghan, and the end of their lease at Frogmore Cottage with Aisling Murphy at the Toronto Star.
I discussed how Prince Harry’s memoir Spare has been received in an interview with Abhya Adlakha at Yahoo News.
I discussed Prince Harry’s memoir, Spare, and how the book has been received by the public in an interview with Janet Davison at CBC News.
Click here to read Prince Harry told his story in his own words. But what happens now? in the CBC News Royal Fascinator newsletter.
I discussed the history of royal memoirs including Queen Victoria’s published journals and the ghostwritten memoirs of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor with Olivia B. Waxman at TIME History.
I discussed key royal events from the year 2022 with Janet Davison from CBC News including Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee and the accession of King Charles III as well as events that will take place in 2023 such as the coronation of King Charles III.
I discussed Prince Harry, Diana, Princess of Wales and the history of the Spencer family with Kate Wills at The Telegraph