Electronic Enlightenment: conference of Robert McNamee

Dr Robert McNamee, Director of the Electronic Enlightenment Project at the Bodleian Libraries, will give a public conference entitled:

“Editing correspondence for Electronic Enlightenment — scholarly technology and the first global social network!”

Monday 1 December 2014, 3.00-4.30 pm, multimédia building T1, conference room, Campus Schuman

‘With 63,968 letters and documents and 8,008 correspondents as of Summer 2013, EE is the most wide-ranging online collection of edited correspondence of the early modern period, linking people across Europe, the Americas and Asia from the early 17th to the mid-19th century.’  See http://www.e-enlightenment.com.

Members of the seminar have been given a free trial. To get your codes, please contact Dr Laurence Sterritt, laurence.sterritt@univ-amu.fr.

Session 2: 1st December 2014

Capture d’écran 2014-07-09 à 18.00.15

This year’s second session will take place:

Monday 1 December  2014, from 5.00pm to 7.00pm in Seminar Room 2.44, Maison de la Recherche, Campus Schuman.

Around the website Georgian Cities

« Les parcours interactifs comme exploration des espaces urbains – des ordres d’architecture aux lieux complexes des villes »,  Prof. Marie-Madeleine Martinet (Université Paris-Sorbonne, Sorbonne Universités Équipe de recherche «Cultures, sociétés et technologies de l’information»).

« Ordres et désordres acoustiques », Prof. Françoise Deconinck-Brossard (Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense).

All welcome.

For further enquiry, please contact Dr Laurence Lux-Sterritt, laurence.sterritt@univ-amu.fr

For the complete programme, click here.

Prize for Nathalie Bernard and Stéphanie Gourdon

Britaix is delighted to announce that SELVA, the French learned society on travel narratives, has awarded his 2014 Research Prize to Nathalie Bernard (Aix-Marseille University) and Stéphanie Gourdon (Lyon 2), for their annotated translation of Mary Wollstonecraft’s letters from Scandinavia, published by Aix-Marseille University Press in a series directed by Jean Viviès.


Nathalie and Stéphanie presented their translation at the seminar’s spring session in March 2013 and you can read their joint paper here.

To order the volume from the PUP website, click here. See also a recent review in our online journal E-rea by Anne Rouhette.

Our warmest congratulations to our two colleagues!