Tuesday, October 09, 2007

Intellectual Royalism

12 April 2008. A one-day conference considering Royalist intellectual life during the 1640s and 1650s. Proposals for 20-minute papers are welcomed. Topics might include but are not limited to: translation; travel writing; theological debate; universal languages; philosophy; transmission of continental ideas; intellectual coteries; mathematics; marginal commentaries, explication and methodologies; the sciences including chemical, physical, astronomical and biological theory and experimentation; publishing; political science; law; architecture; otium; economic theory; invention; educational theory; libraries; antiquarianism; cartography; fishing; medicine; patronage; collecting; surveying; weapons technology; collection, collation, transmission and compilation of scholarly MSS; technologies of print and composition; historiography.

Venue: Chetham's Library, Manchester

Conference organiser: Jerome de Groot, jerome.degroot@manchester.ac.uk
English and American Studies, S1.16 Humanities Lime Grove, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL

Call for papers: 14 December 2007


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