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Voltaire historien de la littérature
Wednesday, 16 October, 2019
Appel à communications: Journées Voltaire, Paris, Sorbonne Université, 11-12 juin 2020. Organisées par Nicholas Cronk et Jean-Alexandre Perras.
Obstinément Voltaire. La redécouverte en Suisse d’un portrait par Jean Huber
Thursday, 10 October, 2019
L’heureuse rencontre de deux personnalités tout à fait hors du commun est à l’origine d’une suite de portraits de Voltaire.
Writing the imagination
Thursday, 3 October, 2019
Jean Honoré Fragonard’s drawing ‘L’inspiration de l’artiste’ (ca. 1761-1773) shows us the artist in the act of conceiving an artwork.
The phenomenon of the ‘amateur’
Friday, 27 September, 2019
The amateur has been the subject of new interest in recent years. The September volume in Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment studies the phenomenon in several disciplines and cultural backgrounds.
The Sous-Oeuvre and Digital Scholarly Editing: Voltaire in Beckett’s Books
Monday, 23 September, 2019
The Voltaire Foundation and Wolfson Digital Research Cluster cordially invite you to a special lecture on Thursday, 17 October, 5pm, in the Leonard Wolfson Auditorium, Wolfson College.
Voltaire among the popes
Thursday, 19 September, 2019
Walking through Urban V’s orchard-garden in the shadow of the Palais des Papes, I didn’t expect to find the faces of Voltaire and Madame Du Châtelet fluttering to the ground on a publicity flier. But the ‘Avignon off’ (the French equivalent of the Edinburgh Fringe with sun) is full of unlikely spectacles.
Besterman Lecture 2019: ‘Rule-mania in Enlightenment Paris’ by Professor Lorraine Daston
Wednesday, 18 September, 2019
The Voltaire Foundation warmly invites you to the 2019 Besterman Lecture: ‘Rule-mania in Enlightenment Paris’ by
Enlightenment Workshop 2020 - Programme
Wednesday, 18 September, 2019
The programme for the next Enlightenment Workshop series is now available (also as a pdf for download here):
Enlightenment Projects: Conference at St John’s College, 30th September - 2nd October 2019
Wednesday, 18 September, 2019
“Enlightenment Projects” is the first international conference and workshop event organised by The Berlin-Oxfor
Co-funded postdoctoral position in Digital Humanities at the Sorbonne and Voltaire Foundation
Thursday, 12 September, 2019
We are happy to announce an opportunity for an early career/postdoctoral researcher in collaboration with the Sorbonne, Paris.

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