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Crisis and Renewal with Aristotle and Machiavelli

13 October 2018

Honoré Daumier, L’Équilibre européen (1866) I’m just on the train back from the ESHPT conference on ‘Crisis and Renewal in the History of Political...

Translation Matters

7 September 2018

Some excellent books on early modern translation. I work at the Foreign Services Desk of a news agency and I moonlight as an intellectual historian of early modern Britain. Both...

Translating Cultures in Early Modern Europe – What’s Next?

4 August 2018

Myriam-Isabelle Ducroq (Paris), Thomas Munck (Glasgow) and Gaby Mahlberg (Berlin) (from left). Sometimes a workshop is only a workshop, and sometimes it is the beginning of a whole...

Early Modern Political Thought and Twenty-First-Century Politics

2 June 2018

I love Newcastle and the Lit&Phil, and this workshop on Early Modern Political Thought and Twenty-First-Century Politics was probably one of the most fun public history events I...