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Université de la Réunion

Félicitations à Tristan Alonge pour la parution de son nouveau livre, Racine et Euripe : La révolution trahie (Genève : Droz, 2017)....

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Trinity College

Congratuations to Katherine Ibbett, whose book Compassion's Edge has just appeared with The University of Pennsylvania UP. Please...

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The University of Georgia (Emeritus)

Congratulations to Francis Assaf, whose article "Le Page disgracié: l’Histoire ou une histoire?" has been published in...

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 12:59

If you have any announcement that you would like to share, please send your message to the following persons:

1- Portail du Dix-septieme Editors in Chief

Charlotte Trinquet du Lys, ctrinquet@gmail.com

Jennifer Tamas, jennifer.tamas@rutgers.edu

2-« In the month of ... in seventeenth-century France »:

Audrey Calefas-Strebelle, Editor in Chief (acalefasstrebelle@mills.edu)

Céline Bohnert, Université de Reims, Editor (celinebohnert@yahoo.fr)

3-XVIIth Century News

Jessica KAMIN, Editor in Chief, jessica.kamin@gmail.com

Mathilde Bedel, Editor...

News

SE17 System Administrator, 31 July, 2017
Dear Friends and Colleagues
 
I hope you are enjoying the summer. The registration for the 36th conference of SE17 is now open. Please register earlier so that you can benefit from the early bird rate, after September 15th the rates will increase.
 
I am much looking forward to...
Jessica Kamin, 20 July, 2017
Please find below the link to the H-France Forum dedicated to Ellen R. Welch's new book, A Theater of Diplomacy: International Relations and the Performing Arts in Early Modern France (UPenn Press, 2017).
 
It includes four reviews of the book by Stephen Bold, Scott Sanders, Brian Sandberg, and Sarah Alyn-Stacey, as well as a response by the author: a...
Jessica Kamin, 04 June, 2017

What: online exhibit created by Hélène Bilis and Wellesley students, featuring historical inspirations for Marie-Antoinette's hairstyles (with many 17th century references)

To view the exhibit: http://scalar.usc.edu/works/des-coiffures-pour-lhistoire/index

To view the article featuring the project: http://www.journal18.org/nq/between-hairstyle-and-history-...

Jessica Kamin, 25 May, 2017

What: marionnette parody based in part on play by Jean-François Regnard (1689)

When: 7-29 July 2017

Where: Chapeau d'Ebène Théâtre - 13 Rue Velouterie, 84000 Avignon

For more information, see: 

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Jessica Kamin, 25 May, 2017

Rare Book Exhibit at the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, University of Toronto

SPIRITUS VITALIS: MELANCHOLY AND HUMOURAL SCIENCE IN THE EARLY MODERN PERIOD

Drawing on a variety of materials from plays to herbals to religious volumes, this exhibition of rare books from the rare book collection of the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies (...

Jessica Kamin, 27 April, 2017

In the second part of this free, open course by Université de Paris-Sorbonne, Georges Forestier leads you through the classical theater and contributions of Corneille, Moliere, and Racine:

Free registration: ...

On This Day

19 Jan 1668

 

During the War of Devolution, Louis XIV initiates secret negotiations with the Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I to establish the Treaty of Partition, an agreement dividing the dominions of Spain between France and the Empire in anticipation of the demise of the sickly Carlos II. Their plans are frustrated by Carlos’s unexpected longevity. 

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19 Jan 1650

Mazarin fait enfermer à Vincennes les princes de Condé, Conti et Longueville. Ils seront libérés le 11 février de l’année suivante.

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JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP IN CLASSICS / LINGUISTICS and PHILOLOGY / FRENCH / SPANISH Applications are invited for a stipendiary...

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18th Annual North Carolina Colloquium in Medieval and Early Modern Studies

Within the contemporary political and academic climate...

University of California, Los Angeles 

 SFPS Postgraduate Workshop; 3...

27–28 September 2018  Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania, Vilnius

The Peace of Westphalia in 1648, ending the...