Enlightenment Workshop

An interdisciplinary research seminar supported by the Faculty of History, the Faculty of Modern Languages, and the Voltaire Foundation.

Held at the Voltaire Foundation, 99 Banbury Road, on Mondays at 17:00, except for 29 April – see below.
Type: Seminar Series
Series organisers: Nicholas Cronk (St Edmund Hall), Avi Lifschitz (Magdalen College)
Timing: Mondays at 17:00

Talks:

Monday 29 April 2019 (1st Week, Trinity Term)

George Rousseau Lecture - Liberty as equality: Rousseau and Roman constitutionalism
Date: 29 April 2019, 17:00 - 18:00 (Monday, 1st week, Trinity 2019)
Speaker : Dan Edelstein (Stanford)
Venue: Magdalen College, High Street OX1 4AU
Venue Details: Grove Auditorium
Organisers: Avi Lifschitz (Magdalen College), Nicholas Cronk (St Edmund Hall)
Hosts: TBA

Monday 6 May 2019 (2nd Week, Trinity Term)

Where is Rousseau? Tracking Enlightenment discourse in the French Revolutionary period
Status: This talk is in preparation - details may change
Status: This talk has been cancelled
Date: 6 May 2019, 17:00 - 18:00 (Monday, 2nd week, Trinity 2019)
Speaker : Clovis Gladstone (ARTFL Project, University of Chicago)
Venue: 99 Banbury Road (Voltaire Foundation), 99 Banbury Road OX2 6JX
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Monday 13 May 2019 (3rd Week, Trinity Term)

The Enlightenment and the northwest Pacific coast: Alexander Walker and José Mariano Moziño at Nootka Sound, 1785-1792
Date: 13 May 2019, 17:00 - 18:00 (Monday, 3rd week, Trinity 2019)
Speaker : Maxine Berg (Warwick)
Venue: 99 Banbury Road (Voltaire Foundation), 99 Banbury Road OX2 6JX
Organisers: Avi Lifschitz (Magdalen College), Nicholas Cronk (St Edmund Hall)
Hosts: TBA

Monday 20 May 2019 (4th Week, Trinity Term)

Enlightenment and migration politics
Date: 20 May 2019, 17:00 - 18:00 (Monday, 4th week, Trinity 2019)
Speaker : Iwan-Michelangelo D’Aprile (Potsdam)
Venue: 99 Banbury Road (Voltaire Foundation), 99 Banbury Road OX2 6JX
Organisers: Avi Lifschitz (Magdalen College), Nicholas Cronk (St Edmund Hall)
Hosts: TBA

Editor: Laura Spence