Events

Eighteenth-Century Monadologies: Interdisciplinary Reading Group

Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, from 3 February 2014

 

Suspicious Christianity: Early Modern Martyrology, Apologetics, and the Resurrection of Heterodoxy

Jonathan Sheehan (UC Berkeley)

Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, 24 March, 3 – 5 pm

 

The Old Testament and its ancient versions in manuscript and print, c. 1480 – c. 1780

Scott Mandelbrote (Peterhouse, Cambridge University)

Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, 24 April, 4 – 5.30 pm

 

Scottish Common Sense Philosophy (BSHP Annual Conference 2014)

University of Edinburgh, 7 – 9 May 2014

 

Newton, Kant, and the Newtonianism of the Eighteenth Century (Colloquium)

Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, 19 May 2014

 

Hume on the Idea of a Science of Politics

James Harris (St Andrews University)

Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, 27 May 2014

 

Conventions and Factions in Hume’s Political Philosophy: How Party Conflicts might Potentially Overturn Conventional Institutions

Naohito Mori (Kochi University)

Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, 19 September 2014

 

The Enemy Within: the Politicians’ Terror in the French Revolution

Marisa Linton (Kingston University)

G. 16, William Robertson Wing, Old Medical School, 13 November 2014, 5.15 pm

(Centre for the Study of Modern Conflict)

 

Edinburgh Eighteenth-Century and Enlightenment Studies Colloquium

Speakers: Prof. Margot Finn (UCL); Prof. John Henry (University of Edinburgh); Prof. John Robertson (Cambridge University); Prof. Barbara Taylor (QMUL)

School of History, Classics and Archaeology, University of Edinburgh, 17 April 2015, 9.30 – 5 pm

For further information, including a programme, please click here.

 

The Enlightenment Rejection of Magic: Sceptics and their Milieux in 18th-century England

Prof. Michael Hunter (Birkbeck College)

Friday 15 May, 4pm

Meadows Lecture Theatre (G.07), School of History, Classics and Archaeology, Old Medical School, Doorway 4

 

Atlantic Frederick: cultural transfer between the Anglophone world and eighteenth-century Prussia

Dr Thomas Biskup (University of Hull)

Friday 22 May, 2.30pm

Meadows Lecture Theatre (G.07), School of History, Classics and Archaeology, Old Medical School, Doorway 4

 

Challenging the Boundaries of Humankind: Orangutans and savage men in the British debates about slavery (1770s – 80s)

Dr Silvia Sebastiani (EHESS)

Monday, 22 June, 4 pm

G.13, School of History, Classics and Archaeology, William Robertson Wing, Old Medical School.

 

Eighteenth-Century Research Seminars

The Eighteenth-Century Research Seminars series is convened by Felicity Loughlin, Freya Gowrley, and Maeve O’Dwyer.