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#ISIH2021 Conference programme available

Coerced Labour in the Early Modern World (1500-1800): Definitions, Justifications and Resistances 7 – 8 September 2021, online The International Society for Intellectual History (ISIH) is pleased to present this conference as part of a series of online events designed by early career researchers, for early career researchers. Its main objective is to provide the community of intellectual historians […]

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CFP: Coerced Labour in the Early Modern World (1500-1800): Definitions, Justifications and Resistances

Coerced Labour in the Early Modern World (1500-1800): Definitions, Justifications and Resistances 6 – 8 September 2021, online The International Society for Intellectual History is pleased to announce our 2021 conference: Coerced Labour in the Early Modern World (1500-1800), which will take place online from 6 – 8 September 2021. From the ancient world to […]

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CFP: New ISIH Seminar Series, Women in Intellectual History

The International Society for Intellectual History is pleased to announce a Call for Papers for our new seminar series, Women in Intellectual History, which will take place Autumn/Winter 2021. Women thinkers and their writings are still underrepresented in the discipline of intellectual history. Despite decades-long efforts at canon-busting, research agendas and teaching curricula alike attest that much […]

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New Special Issue of Intellectual History Review: Women and Radical Thought in the Early Modern Period

The ISIH is excited to announce a new special issue, Women and Radical Thought in the Early Modern Period, edited by Sabrina Ebbersmeyer & Gianni Paganini. The special issue features an introduction and ten stellar articles on topics like “Sexual desire, gender equality and radical free-thinking” in the Theophrastus redivivus; “Mary Astell’s radical criticism of […]

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Charles Schmitt Prize 2020

The deadline for the Charles Schmitt Prize 2020, which accepts submissions in any area of intellectual history from PhD students and ECRs (two years post-PhD), is 31 January 2021. The paper should be forwarded as an e-mail attachment in Microsoft Word format to Thomas.Ahnert@ed.ac.uk and j.lancaster@uq.edu.au. The e-mail itself should state that the paper is being entered for the […]

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President’s Report 2020

Prof. Sarah Hutton, President of the ISIH This report is being circulated to members of the International Society for Intellectual History in lieu of the ISIH annual general meeting, in accordance with provisions in the ISIH constitution. The first item to report is that I have assumed the presidency of the society, after Michael Hunter […]

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Charles Schmitt Prize 2020

As the result of generous donations from an anonymous donor and our publisher (Routledge), the International Society for Intellectual History is offering, on an annual basis, a prize to honour the contribution of Charles B. Schmitt (1933-1986) to intellectual history. The prize is £250, plus £100 worth of Routledge books, and a year’s free membership of the ISIH with a subscription to the Society’s […]

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Thomas Ahnert appointed editor of Intellectual History Review

We are delighted to announce that Thomas Ahnert has been appointed editor of Intellectual History Review, in place of Stephen Clucas, who was one of the founding editors of the journal.  Sarah Hutton, President of the ISIH, says, “On behalf of ISIH I would like to thank Stephen for his work on the journal. He has played a key […]

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Sarah Hutton elected as President of the ISIH

The International Society for Intellectual History (ISIH) is delighted to announce the appointment of Sarah Hutton as its next President. She takes up the office as successor to Professor Michael Hunter, who served as President of the ISIH since October 2014.  Sarah Hutton is Honorary Visiting Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University […]

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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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  • #ISIH2021 Conference

    #ISIH2021 Conference

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