CFP: "Natures and Spaces of Enlightenment", 13-15 December 2017

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Call for Papers
August 1, 2017
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Intellectual History, Literature, World History / Studies



Natures and Spaces of Enlightenment

The Sixteenth David Nichol Smith Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Studies

Griffith University and the University of Queensland

Brisbane, 13-15 December 2017


The Australian and New Zealand Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies is pleased to announce that the sixteenth David Nichol Smith Seminar, Natures and Spaces of Enlightenment, will be held in Brisbane, Australia, at Griffith University and the University of Queensland on the 13th to 15th December 2017.


The following keynote speakers will be presenting at the conference:


Deidre Lynch (Harvard University)

Jan Golinski (University of New Hampshire)

Georgia Cowart (Case Western Reserve University)

Sujit Sivasundaram (University of Cambridge)


The Call for Papers is available to view on the ANZSECS website:


We look forward to receiving proposals on any aspect of the long eighteenth century related to the conference theme.  The deadline for submission of abstracts is 1st August.


If you have any questions about the conference, please contact one of the organisers:

Peter Denney ( or Lisa O'Connell (

Contact Info: 

Dr Peter Denney (Griffith University)

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