We are thrilled to announce the splendid news that Volume 145 of the Complete works of Voltaire has just been awarded a prize by the Modern Language Associat
Jacques Pierre Brissot and Charles Burney: unpublished letters reveal a dance to society’s music
Thursday, 10 December, 2020
Charles Burney was a central figure in the literary, artistic and musical world of late eighteenth-century London.
TURIN HUMANITIES PROGRAMME: 4 two-year fellowships
Friday, 4 December, 2020
TURIN HUMANITIES PROGRAMME FELLOWSHIPS 2021-2023 4 two-year fellowships for advanced studies on
What can abbé de Saint-Pierre tell us about the political Enlightenment?
Thursday, 3 December, 2020
Can an 18th-century author wishing to establish the monarchy still belong to the Enlightenment?
The Comédie-Française by the numbers, 1680-1793
Thursday, 19 November, 2020
Almost every evening at the playhouse, once the curtain had fallen and the theatre crowd had gone home, a designated member of the troupe retired to the box office (no doubt with a verre!) to count the evening’s proceeds.
Digitising the margins: a classification of Voltaire’s scribbles
Thursday, 12 November, 2020
When a team of Russian scholars began to publish the marginalia from Voltaire's library, they settled on a compromise editorial policy of transcribing Voltaire’s words and reproducing graphically any accompanying marks and lines.
Early Career Grant for Enlightenment Research 2022
Wednesday, 11 November, 2020
Sponsored by the Chair for Modern Written Culture and European Knowledge Transfer and the Interdisciplinary Centre for European Enlightenment Studies (IZEA) of Martin Luther Unive
Enlightenment Workshop Programme 2021
Friday, 6 November, 2020
We are delighted to present our programme for Hilary Term 2021, which will take place online.
The Literary and scientific stakes of transgender in eighteenth-century Italy and England: the case of Catterina Vizzani
Thursday, 5 November, 2020
The first recounting of early modern transgender identity in Italy.