Cosmopolitanism and the Enlightenment,
13th – 14th December 2013.
A conference co-sponsored by The Huntington and the USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute — organized by Joan-Pau Rubiés (ICREA/Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona) and Neil Safier (The John Carter Brown Library).
Please note: the conference will be held on Friday, December 13 at the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, and on Saturday, December 14 at The Huntington.
The cosmopolitan ideal is commonly understood as one of the key legacies of the European Enlightenment. This interdisciplinary conference will explore the possibilities and contradictions of the cosmopolitan ideal in the Enlightenment by considering a range of thematic perspectives, including Europe’s regional and colonial peripheries.
This conference is in honor of Anthony Pagden and his work