2023 Annual General Meeting
The Burney Society UK Annual General Meeting
Sunday 17 September 2023
Online via Zoom from 19:00 BST
1. Apologies for absence
2. Minutes of last meeting and matters arising
3. Chair report
4. Treasurer Report
5. Secretary Report
6. Research Bursary Report
7. Re-election of Officers and Committee members
Peter Sabor – Hon. President
Miriam Al Jamil – Chair
Lucy- Anne Katgely – Treasurer
Trudie Messent – Secretary & Membership
Alison Daniell – University co-ordinator
Francesca Saggini – Membership support liaison
Gillian Skinner – Research Bursary co-ordinator
Lorna Clark – Co-ordinator Burney Society of North America
Sophie Coulombeau – Social networks
8. Proposals for additional committee members
Beth Stewart (née Elizabeth Watson) proposed for social networks
9. Conferences and Events
10. BSECS Annual Conference in person Burney panel
To follow the AGM there is a talk by Beth Stewart on ‘Frances Burney: Emotion, Sociability, and the Creation of Knowledge’.
The Zoom invite for the AGM will be sent to all members and invited guests on Saturday 16 September 2023.
The 24 May 2022 – 3 September 2023 Burney Society Accounts have been emailed to members. The Draft Minutes of the 2022 AGM are available to download below, under 2022 AGM.
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2022 Annual General Meeting
This was held on Saturday 11 June 2022, at The Foundling Museum, London WC1
2021 Annual General Meeting
This was held on Saturday 4 September 2021 via Zoom at 14:00 BST. After the AGM there was a talk by Professor Maurizio Ascari.
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 https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0009yxj
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
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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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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