Sometimes the Voltaire Foundation’s infamous ‘yellow folders’ throw up complete mysteries! The job of the researcher thus resembles that of the detective.
L’Autoédition: phénomène récent depuis le XVIIIe siècle
Thursday, 6 March, 2014
Saury, Des moyens que la s
Sculptors in the Paris Académie’s mould, and how to (mis)understand them
Monday, 17 February, 2014
For some decades now an incongruous mix of tourists and Italian schoolchildren have been milling around the once quiet interior of San Luigi dei Francesi in Rome.
Emilie Du Châtelet defends her life
Wednesday, 12 February, 2014
Last night several of us went the short distance from the Voltaire Foundation to the intimate Simpkins Lee Theatre at Lady Margaret Hall to see
The Letter: Purloined and Printed, Anonymous and Edited
Tuesday, 4 February, 2014
Oxford, United Kingdom 3 February 2014
East meets west in the global eighteenth century
Friday, 24 January, 2014
Adam Smith, one of the eighteenth century’s most perceptive minds, claimed in The Wealth of nations that the ‘discovery of America,