Persistence of the Past in Nineteenth Century Scholarship

CRASSH, University of Cambridge, 19-20 June 2014.

Registration is now open for the conference 'Persistence of the Past in Nineteenth-century Scholarship' taking place at CRASSH on 19-20 June.

This workshop proposes a new approach to the intellectual life of nineteenth-century Britain. It will investigate the surprising persistence of early modern learning in the rhetoric and practice of scholarly disciplines, ranging from biblical criticism to anthropology and the writing of history.

It is free to attend but you must register.

Speakers include:
Lori Anne Ferrell, Claremont Graduate University
Anthony Grafton, Princeton University
Colin Kidd, University of St. Andrews
James Kirby, University of Oxford
Walter Stephens, Johns Hopkins University
Rosemary Sweet, University of Leicester
Martha Vandrei, King's College London
Brian Young, University of Oxford

Emma Hacking
ERC research project administrator
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