Barely a week passes without some news story, from somewhere around the globe, involving human rights – most often, sadly, a story of their violation.
The typesetting challenges of OCV84
Thursday, 19 March, 2020
The challenge with the volume was how to capture Voltaire’s original hand-drawn markings and incorporate them into a complex page layout where their positioning could clash with sidenotes, line numbers, variant notes or footnotes.
POSTPONED - Enlightenment Futures: Conference at Humboldt University Berlin, 18-20 March 2020
Tuesday, 10 March, 2020
POSTPONED - On 11 March, the Berlin mayor has mandated that all events at the Berlin universities must be cancelled effective immediately.
International Women’s Day: ten books by eighteenth-century women you may not have read
Monday, 9 March, 2020
Through no fault of their own, many brilliant eighteenth-century women have fallen into obscurity.
L’âme de Voltaire dans tous ses états: l’édition critique de la version clandestine de la ‘Lettre sur Locke’
Tuesday, 3 March, 2020
En 1733, la première version de la ‘Lettre sur Locke’ est écartée par Voltaire.
Gillian Pink at the Voltaire Foundation: thirteen years and counting
Thursday, 27 February, 2020
As we approach the completion of the ‘Œuvres complètes de Voltaire’, I sat down with Gillian Pink to find out about how joining the editorial team led to becoming a researcher in her own right.
Seminar: James Gawley, Machine Learning and the Experience of Allusion: Experiments in Classical and Eighteenth-Century Poetry
Thursday, 6 February, 2020
Machine Learning and the Experience of Allusion: Experiments in Classical and Eighteenth-Century Poetry Thursday 20 February 2020, 5.30pm-6.30pm
Tuesday, 4 February, 2020
The Voltaire Foundation’s first ever Hackathon took place on Friday 24 January 2020, as part of a generous John Fell Fund grant, in the historic St Luke’s Chapel in the Radcliffe Observatory Quarter.
Voltaire, quid de la mémoire contemporaine ?
Thursday, 23 January, 2020
S’il était encore parmi nous, il aurait 325 ans. Toutefois, si François-Marie Arouet dit Voltaire a marqué son temps, il continue de diviser longtemps après sa mort.