All are welcome to attend the first Hilary Term meeting of the TORCH Enlightenment Correspondences Network on Thursday, 29 January (Second Week), 12.30-2 pm, at Ertegun House (37A St. Giles’). It will consist of two short presentations on pre-circulated texts, followed by discussion. Dr. Kevin Hilliard will be speaking to us about ‘The Prosimetric Letter’, focusing on the ‘Journey of Messieurs La Chapelle and de Bachaumont’ (1661). Ruggero Sciuto will be telling us about a letter he recently found in the Lorenzi Archive in Florence, from explorer and scientist Charles Marie de La Condamine to the French ambassador in Florence, Luigi Lorenzi.
Please RSVP to [email protected] by Friday, 23 January 2015, to receive copies of the texts to be discussed. We will be serving a free sandwich lunch: please let us know of any special dietary requirements.