Annual General Meetings

2021 Annual General Meeting

Saturday 4 September 2021 via Zoom at 14:00 BST (GMT +1)


Due to continued uncertainties and popular request, we have decided to hold the AGM online again this year.

The waiting room will open at 13:30 with the AGM commencing at 14:00. Zoom invitations will be sent out to all members immediately prior to the event. After the AGM there will be a talk by Professor Maurizio Ascari. 

Members will receive a Zoom invitation on Friday 3 September. If this does not arrive please email

Non – members are welcome at the AGM and following lectures however they will be unable to vote.

Non-members should email to request a Zoom invitation

Agenda items members would like to raise should be emailed to by 20th August. 

Minutes from the 2020 AGM and the 2021 Extraordinary General Meeting will be emailed to members by 25th August 2021. 


The 2020 Burney Society UK AGM was held online via Zoom on 3rd October 2020 at 14:00 (London: GMT +1). 

We are pleased to announce that the text of the brilliant talk which Sian Ejiwunmi-Le Berre presented after the AGM is available via the link below. The talk was on her recent BBC Radio 4 play ‘When Fanny met Germaine’. This is still available at

Sian has kindly agreed to give us access to her studio script for  ‘When Fanny met Germaine’. Please note script is strictly copyright.

2020 AGM Talk by Sian Ejiwunmi-Le Berre

2020 AGM Draft Minutes

Constitution Revised 2019 Amended 2020

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Previous AGMs

The 2019 Burney Society UK Annual General Meeting was held after the Roundtable discussion at the 2019 Conference in Lincoln, on Wednesday 31st July at 15.45 – 17.00.  





REVISED CONSTITUTION – as agreed at 2019 AGM

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2018 AGM

The 2018 AGM was held at Notre Dame University, 1 Suffolk Street, London on 6 October 2018 at 2.00 p.m.

After the AGM, Joseph Morrissey gave a talk on: ‘The Pleasure and Pain of Musical Accomplishment in Frances Burney’s The Wanderer.’ 

Joseph’s new book is Women’s Domestic Activity in the Romantic-Period Novel,  1779-1820 


2018 Agenda

2018 Minutes

Joseph Morrissey’s talk 


Sian Ejiwunmi-Le Berre Photo: T Messent