CFP: Smith, Ferguson, and Witherspoon at 300

Submission deadline: February 25, 2024

Conference date(s):
July 18, 2023 - July 21, 2023

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Conference Venue:

St Andrews Institute of Intellectual History, University of St. Andrews
Saint Andrews, United Kingdom

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A conference to celebrate the 300th birthdays of Adam Smith, Adam Ferguson, and John Witherspoon, and the 250th anniversary of Johnson and Boswell’s tour of the Highlands and Western Isles. We welcome paper abstracts (400 words max) and session proposals, both on the themes of the conference and on eighteenth-century Scottish intellectual life more generally. We also welcome proposals for authors meet critics sessions on recent or forthcoming books.

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