As this year’s recipient of the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Travelling Award, I was able to extend my stay in the Fre
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.
Thursday, 20 August, 2015
Enlightenment Correspondences, a two-day colloquium, took place last June at Ertegun House in Oxford.
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