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Enlightenment Workshop Programme 2021

Friday, 6 November, 2020

We are delighted to present our programme for Hilary Term 2021, which will take place online. You can find a pdf version of this programme by following this link.

 

Enlightenment Workshop 2021

 

An interdisciplinary research seminar supported by the Faculty of History, the

Faculty of Modern Languages, and the Voltaire Foundation

 

Convenors:

Nicholas Cronk (Wolfson College) and Avi Lifschitz (Magdalen College)

Mondays at 5:00, online

 

 

NEW PUBLICATIONS IN ENLIGHTENMENT STUDIES

 

25 Jan.             The Enlightenment: The Pursuit of Happiness, 1680-1790 (2020)       

 

     By Ritchie Robertson (Oxford)

     Discussants:    Joanna Innes (Oxford)

                             Anthony La Vopa (North Carolina)

                             Karen O’Brien (Oxford)

      Followed by the author’s response and an open discussion.

 

      Event Link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/discussion-of-the-enlightenment-the-pursuit-of-happiness-tickets-135366411581

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8 Feb.              L'Héritage des Lumières: ambivalences de la modernité (2019)

     By Antoine Lilti (EHESS, Paris)

                       

     Discussants:    Margaret Jacob (UCLA)

                              Darrin McMahon (Dartmouth)

     Followed by the author’s response and an open discussion.

           Event Link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/discussion-of-lheritage-des-lumieres-ambivalences-de-la-modernite-tickets-135369669325

           

 

 

 

22 Feb.            Marie-Antoinette, Lettres inédites, ed. Catriona Seth (2019)

                                    Frederick the Great’s Philosophical Writings, ed. Avi Lifschitz (2021) 

Discussants:   Tim Blanning (Cambridge)  

Kelsey Rubin-Detlev (University of Southern California)

Followed by the editors’ response and an open discussion.

 

Event Link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/discussion-marie-antoinette-lettres-inedites-frederick-the-great-writing-tickets-135524412165

 

 

 

 

 

8 Mar.             Voltaire, Précis du siècle de Louis XV (OCV, vols. 29a-c, 2019-2020), eds. Janet Godden (Oxford) and James Hanrahan (Trinity College Dublin)

                                 

     Discussants:   Colin Jones (Queen Mary, London/University of Chicago)

                            Síofra Pierse (University College Dublin)

     Followed by the editors’ response and an open discussion.

     Event Link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/discussion-of-voltaires-precis-du-siecle-de-louis-xv-tickets-135530351931

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Further information and access links:

https://torch.ox.ac.uk/event/enlightenment-workshop-discussion-of-the-enlightenment-the-pursuit-of-happiness-1680-1790-by-r

https://torch.ox.ac.uk/event/enlightenment-workshop-discussion-of-lheritage-des-lumieres-ambivalences-de-la-modernite-by-an

https://torch.ox.ac.uk/event/enlightenment-workshop-discussion-of-marie-antoinette-lettres-inedites-ed.-catriona-seth-all-s

https://torch.ox.ac.uk/event/enlightenment-workshop-discussion-of-voltaires-precis-du-siecle-de-louis-xv

www.voltaire.ox.ac.uk

email@voltaire.ox.ac.uk

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