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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.
How to tell a king he writes bad verse
Thursday, 12 September, 2019
In 1750, Voltaire travelled to the court of the Prussian king, Frederick II, where one of his duties would be to correct the king’s writings in French.
LEVERHULME-FUNDED POSITION FOR DOCTORAL STUDENT VOLTAIRE’S WORLDS OF PUBLICATION: MANUSCRIPT – PRINT – DIGITAL
Friday, 6 September, 2019
The Voltaire Foundation is delighted to announce the availability of a fully funded doctoral position in conjunction with the Leverhulme Doctoral Centre Publication beyond Prin
Les index des OCV: principes, entraves et usage
Friday, 6 September, 2019
Les avis diffèrent sur ce qui fait un bon index, cet outil devant répondre à toutes sortes d’impératifs parfois contradictoires.

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