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Voltaire’s ‘monosyllabic’ tempest
Thursday, 24 September, 2015
Voltaire relished a good fight.
Émilie du Châtelet, forgotten encyclopédiste?
Thursday, 17 September, 2015
Le Roi est mort
Tuesday, 1 September, 2015
Le château de Versailles présente l'exposition Le roi est mort. Louis XIV 1715, laquelle entend donner à voir et à comprendre un rituel méconnu: celui des funérailles du Grand roi.
Perfect correspondences
Thursday, 20 August, 2015
Enlightenment Correspondences, a two-day colloquium, took place last June at Ertegun House in Oxford.
Enlightenment Scotland still burning brightly
Thursday, 6 August, 2015
Newtonianism in the French Enlightenment
Thursday, 30 July, 2015
Rob Iliffe is Professor of Intellectual History and the History of Science in the Department of History at the University of Sussex.
Voltaire and the gardens of Versailles
Thursday, 16 July, 2015
Voltaire had known the Palace of Versailles since his thirties, when he prepared a divertissement there to cele
When the stage meets the page – past and present
Thursday, 2 July, 2015
Public figures: the invention of celebrity in the eighteenth century
Wednesday, 24 June, 2015
‘Résumé de toute cette histoire…’: the final chapter of Voltaire’s Essai sur les mœurs
Monday, 15 June, 2015
In our final volume of text for the Essai sur les mœurs, Voltaire delivers a further catalogue of barbaric anecdotes and atrocities. This brings the various countries of his study up to the seventeenth century.

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