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Cultures of Knowledge

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Bayle is ‘daylie expected’

19 June 2017

To illustrate how we’ve been counting down days, I couldn’t resist putting together a little welcome slide for Professor Antony McKenna who is due to speak on his work as...

Pierre Bayle: a lecture and reception

16 June 2017

While in Oxford for a few days next week, Professor Antony McKenna has kindly agreed to give a talk about the decades of meticulous scholarship that have culminated this year in...

Happy birthday, Elias Ashmole!

23 May 2017

‘I Elias Ashmole, was the son (& only Child) of Simon Ashmole of Lichfeild Sadler eldest son to Mr. Thomas Ashmole of the said Citty Sadler, twice cheife Bayliff of that Corporation,...

Cultures of Knowledge: the fourth phase

19 May 2017

We are delighted to announce the award to the University of Oxford of a fourth round of funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in support of the Cultures of Knowledge [CofK]...