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Marta Fattori (1942-2021): in memoriam

It was with great sadness that we learned of the death of the distinguished Italian historian of philosophy, Marta Fattori, who was closely associated with Constance Blackwell, founder of ISIH. Hilary Gatti writes:             Marta Fattori’s sudden and unexpected death last July has left many people mourning and disorientated. Professor Emeritus of the Università di […]

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Institute of Intellectual History, St Andrews

The Institute of Intellectual History at the University of St Andrews has recently launched several new online initiatives in light of the fact that their normal series of conferences and seminars remains suspended due to the ongoing pandemic. Their announcement is as follows: Intellectual History in a Thousand Manuscriptshttps://intellectualhistory.net/thousand-manuscripts Teaching Intellectual Historyhttps://intellectualhistory.net/teaching-intellectual-history Talking Intellectual Historyhttps://intellectualhistory.net/talking-intellectual-history […]

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Arendt Studies on JSTOR

We are happy to share the news that Arendt Studies is included in JSTOR’s new ‘Lives of Literature’ collection and now available on both JSTOR and the Philosophy Documentation Center website: www.jstor.org/stable/e48500768 https://www.pdcnet.org/arendtstudies As always, we welcome manuscript submissions and pitches for book reviews and review essays. Please see below for further info: https://www.pdcnet.org/arendtstudies/Submission-Guidelines Happy […]

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JUSTIN CHAMPION 1960–2020

By Professor Mark Goldie Justin Champion, a leading scholar of the intellectual history of early modern Britain, died on 10 June, after facing six years of brain cancer with astonishing resilience. His historical avocations were varied. Early in his career he published on epidemics in London. He was a regular broadcaster on TV and radio, […]

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The Journal of Early Modern Studies Needs Your Help!

Dear colleagues and friends, We need your help. Recent developments in Romania are making it more and more difficult to keep up the Journal of Early Modern Studies (JEMS) on our research funds. In order to keep the journal going we need subscriptions, both individual and institutional. As some of you know, the Journal of Early Modern Studies was founded […]

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New Oxford Francis Bacon Website

New Oxford Francis Bacon Website The Oxford Francis Bacon critical edition has a new website for its project to complete a 15-volume critical edition of the works of Francis Bacon (1561-1626), the Elizabethan-Jacobean lawyer, natural philosopher, and statesman. The website includes details of the contents of each volume, published and planned, as well as the official […]

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Podcasts in Intellectual and Conceptual History

Podcasts in Intellectual and Conceptual History Podcast Series The ‘Crisis, extremes and Apocalypse’ research network was created in September 2016 under the aegis of the Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) and aims to shed as many perspectives as possible on these themes from the early modern period onward (from music and philosophy to […]

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Summer Course: Cities and Science

Call for Applications: Summer Course “Cities and Science: Urban History and the History of Science in the Study of Early Modern and Modern Europe” 18-27 July 2016, Central European University The CEU Summer University invites applications from graduate and doctoral students as well as early-career researchers to the course “Cities and Science: Urban History and […]

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Early Modern Experiments Calendar

Early Modern Experiments Calendar A new online Calendar of events and calls regarding pre- and early modern experimentation has been launched by Alberto Vanzo (University of Warwick) and Cesare Pastorino (Zentrum für Wissensgeschichte, Berlin and Technische Universität Berlin). To access and subscribe to the calendar, please follow these links: Website; Facebook; To view and download EMECalendar on Google Calendar, […]

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Preternature: New Titles for Review

Preternature: New Titles for Review Preternature provides an interdisciplinary, inclusive forum for the study of topics that stand in the liminal space between the known world and the inexplicable. The journal embraces a broad and dynamic definition of the preternatural that encompasses the weird and uncanny—magic, witchcraft, spiritualism, occultism, esotericism, demonology, monstrophy, and more, recognizing that […]

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  • #ISIH2021 Conference

    #ISIH2021 Conference

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