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D’Éon vs Rousseau: Gender, slavery and the unique self

8 December 2017

Portrait of Charles-Geneviève-Louis-Auguste-André-Timothée d’Éon de Beaumont by Thomas Stewart (1792), at the National Portrait Gallery. Virtually...

Natalia Elaguina décorée

1 December 2017

Madame Natalia Elaguina a été décorée de l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres au grade de chevalier le 18 novembre dernier au Consulat général...

Lines on the Birthday of Dr Swift

27 November 2017

Jonathan Swift, by Charles Jervas, 1710. It is my birthday this week. People have already started celebrating. Because for the last 350 years I have been vexing the world, they still...

Voltaire Lab: new digital research tools and resources

21 November 2017

As part of our efforts to establish the Voltaire Lab as a virtual research centre, we are pleased to announce a major update of the TOUT Voltaire database and search interface, expanding...