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Distinguished Lecture: Voltaire And The Radical Enlightenment

Start Date and Time:

Monday, October 24, 2016, 4:00PM

End Date and Time:

Monday, October 24, 2016, 6:00PM


Nicholas Cronk, Director, Voltaire Foundation; Professor Of French Literature, Oxford University

Nicholas Cronk is a leading scholar of French Enlightenment thought. As director of the Voltaire Foundation (Oxford) and a a General Editor of the Complete Works of Voltaire, his main research interests are related to Voltaire, in particular his historical writings, his correspondence, his poetry, the Lettres philosophiques, and the Questions sur l’Encyclopédie. He is also interested in the French Enlightenment more generally, in the history of the book (in particular the illustrated book) and in questions of critical editing.


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