The Sydney Intellectual History Network and ‘Putting Periodisation to Use’ Research Group at the University of Sydney invite you to the Fifteenth David Nichol Smith Seminar (DNS), with the theme ‘Ideas and Enlightenment’. Inaugurated and supported by the National Library of Australia, the DNS conference is the leading forum for eighteenth-century studies in Australasia. It brings together scholars from across the region and internationally who work on the long eighteenth century (1688-1815) in a range of disciplines, including history, literature, art and architectural history, philosophy, the history of science, musicology, anthropology, archaeology and studies of material culture.
Proposals are now invited for panels and 20-minute papers relevant to the conference theme. Proposals consist of a 250-word abstract and 2-page cv, sent via email as a pdf attachment to [email protected] The deadline for submissions is 15 June 2014.
Further details are at http://sydney.edu.au/intellectual-history/news-events/dns-conference-2014.shtml, where accommodation and keynotes will be posted soon. If you have questions about the conference, please contact the organizing committee at [email protected]