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AGRÉGATION 2020 – VOLTAIRE: ZADIG, CANDIDE & L’INGÉNU: OXFORD UNIVERSITY STUDIES IN THE ENLIGHTENMENT FREE ONLINE READER

Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment free online reader Students and lecturers will know that three fictions by Voltaire have been chosen for the 2020 syllabus of the agrégation: Zadig, Candide and L’Ingénu. Liverpool University Press are currently digitising the entire back catalogue of the Voltaire Foundation’s Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment (formerly SVEC) to create Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment ONLINE: … Continue reading

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Digitization of the Enlightenment & Manifold Scholarship

Last month, Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment released the first volume in the long history of the series that is devoted to the application of digital humanities methods to the study of eighteenth-century intellectual life, Networks of Enlightenment, edited by Chloe Edmondson and Dan Edelstein. To accompany this important and innovative book, we are pleased … Continue reading

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A Year in Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment

As LUP continues to celebrate its 120-year anniversary, this month we are focusing on the Eighteenth-Century and the Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment series, published in partnership with one of our Partner Presses, the Voltaire Foundation. On 1st August 2018, LUP officially joined together with the Voltaire Foundation, University of Oxford to publish the … Continue reading

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The ‘Beccaria moment’: revisiting the origins of the modern penal system with Philippe Audegean

Pierre Musitelli discusses Cesare Beccaria's lasting impact on European criminal law, in celebration of the latest Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment volume, Le moment Beccaria: naissance du droit pénal moderne, 1764-1810, edited by Philippe Audegean and Luigi Delia. Published anonymously in Livorno in July 1764, Cesare Beccaria’s On Crimes and Punishments is at the origin of a remarkable moment in … Continue reading

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New partnership between the Voltaire Foundation and Liverpool University Press to publish Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment

As of 1st of August, Liverpool University Press is the publisher of Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment on behalf of the Voltaire Foundation.  One of the key developments in the collaboration will be the launch of Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment ONLINE, making the series available digitally for the first time. Professor Nicholas Cronk, Director of the Voltaire Foundation, … Continue reading