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The Lure of Paris: The Republic of Letters and Eighteenth-Century Speed-Dating

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Duration: 0:44:52 | Added: 22 Mar 2017
Final talk of the Besterman Enlightenment Workshop 2017, Laurence Brockliss explains the popularity of Paris as a place to visit in the 18th century and explores the opportunities for and obstacles to making contacts in the European Republic of Letters.

Laurence Brockliss is Fellow and Tutor in History at Magdalen College and Professor of Early Modern French History at the University of Oxford.

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