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Bayle Lecture at Princeton

Dmitri Levitin, Why did Pierre Bayle believe in Virtuous Atheists? A Critique of Pure Reason “avant la lettre” Wednesday, 12 May at 12:00pm EST Pierre Bayle’s claims about the possibility of a society of virtuous atheists are one of the most famous ideas produced in Europe in the decades around 1700. More generally, Bayle’s intentions […]

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2020 Charles Schmitt Prize Winner

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the Charles Schmitt Prize for 2020 is Barret Reiter of the University of Cambridge, who submitted a piece on ‘William Perkins, the Imagination in Calvinist Theology and “Inner Iconoclasm” After Yates’. The runner-up this year is Niall Dilucia of the University of Cambridge for his essay on […]

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Publication of 2019 Charles Schmitt Prize Essays

The winning and runner-up essays for the 2019 Charles Schmitt Prize have now all been published in Intellectual History Review! Check out the four new exciting essays at the links below. The winning essay by Jon Cooper is ‘A science of concord: the politics of commercial knowledge in mid-eighteenth-century Britain‘. In 2019 we had three […]

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Call for Proposals: Brill Series in History of European Political and Constitutional Thought

Series Editors: Erica Benner, László Kontler,and Mark Somos This series promotes the study of European traditions of political and constitutional thought from classical antiquity to the twentieth century. The series brings to its geographical, historical and thematic focus the full range of methods established in the field, from contributions on the conventional canon to comparative, […]

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Intellectual History Review Announcement

The ISIH has recently announced a new special issue of Intellectual History Review, Women and Radical Thought in the Early Modern Period, edited by Sabrina Ebbersmeyer & Gianni Paganini. A further announcement from the ISIH President, Sarah Hutton, is supplied below. “With this Special Issue of Intellectual History Review, James Lancaster takes over from Stephen Gaukroger […]

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PhD Studentship at Newcastle: ‘Intellectual Life at the Lit & Phil’

PhD Studentship at Newcastle: ‘Intellectual Life at the Lit & Phil’ Applications due: 23 February 2020 Newcastle University is pleased to advertise an AHRC-funded PhD studentship on ‘Intellectual Life at Newcastle’s Literary and Philosophical Society, 1793-1825’, to be held at the School of History, Classics and Archaeology of Newcastle University, in partnership with the Literary […]

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CfP: The Devil 20/20

CfP: The Devil 20/20 12-14 November 2020, University of King’s College, Halifax “The Devil 20/20” explores the nature, significance, and operation of demonism and demonization at all points in the western tradition. This conference will bring together scholars interested in the social construction of the devil and the impact of demonism across different chronological periods […]

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CfP: Arendt Studies (Vol. 4)

CfP: Arendt Studies (Volume 4) The 2019 issue of Arendt Studies is now out, including a special section (with contributions by Barbara Hahn, James McFarland, Thomas Wild, and Jana Schmidt) on the Critical Edition of Arendt’s Complete Works; original articles by Katy Fulfer and Rita A. Gardiner, Adi Armon, Jonathan Graubart, Edgar Straehle, Bulent Diken […]

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Conference: Early Modern Antitrinitarianism and Italian Culture

Conference: Early Modern Antitrinitarianism and Italian Culture / Antitrinitarismo della prima età moderna e cultura italiana 30 March 2020, German Historical Institute in Rome The theme of the workshop is the influence of Italian culture on the Antitrinitarian movements that spread through Europe in a more or less clandestine fashion during the Early Modern period. […]

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Job: Chair in Intellectual History (Renaissance to the present)

The Department of History and Civilization welcomes applications from candidates with an expertise in intellectual history, broadly understood, both European and global. The contract is for five years, renewable for a further three years. The European University Institute is an equal-opportunity employer. The successful candidate will be expected to provide major input in research, teaching, […]

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  • #ISIH2021 Conference

    #ISIH2021 Conference

    #ISIH2021 6 – 8 September 2021, to be held online. Click here for the newly released CFP!