Workshop: Enlightenment Correspondences, 26/27.06.2015, Oxford

Title: Enlightenment Correspondences
Dates: 26-27 June 2015
Venue: The Ertegun House, 37A St Giles’, Oxford, UK
Deadline for registration: 12 June 2015
Organizers: TORCH network Enlightenment Correspondences, Prof. Andrew Kahn, Kelsey Rubin-Detlev

Description:
Letter-writing was a major mode of knowledge exchange, literary creation and personal expression in the Age of Enlightenment. This two-day interdisciplinary workshop brings together leading specialists in the area, who will explore major themes and correspondence practices including the pragmatics and practices of epistolarity; the cultural, institutional, and philosophical practices and discourses of the Republic of Letters; affective relations in eighteenth-century correspondences; academic debates; political and intellectual networks; and digital editing.

Registration:
If you would like to attend the workshop, please register by FRIDAY 12 JUNE 2015 by emailing enlightenmentcorr@gmail.com. (Please inform us of any special dietary requirements.)

Further details of the event may be viewed here and a workshop programme here.

Originally posted on
http://www.ertegun.ox.ac.uk/news-events/enlightenment-correspondences

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