CFP: [Renaissance] Intellectual Royalism

full name / name of organization: 
Jerome de Groot
contact email: 
Jerome.degroot@manchester.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Intellectual Royalism
Manchester Early Modern Text Workshop, Chetham’s Library, 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.

Please send titles and 300 word abstracts by 14 December to:
Jerome.degroot_at_manchester.ac.uk

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