This two day conference has been organised to mark the retirement of J.A.W. Gunn, F.R.S.C., Sir Edward Peacock Professor of Political Studies at Queen's. Gunn is the author of three studies of British political ideas, has edited two volumes of Disreali's Letters, and has recently turned his attention to French topics. In 1995 he published Queen of the World: Opinion in the Public Life of France from the Renaissance to the Revolution (Voltaire Foundation), and is now finishing "Discovering Parliamentary Government: Party and Opposition in France, 1814-1830."
This conference, sponsored by Queen's University and the Royal Society of Canada, will feature papers given by leading figures in the study of intellectual history. Among the presenters are: J. G. A. Pocock,
J. C. D. Clark, Gordon Schochet, Mark Goldie, Nicholas Phillipson, Christopher Berry, M. M. Goldsmith, and Terence Ball. The aim of the conference is to assess work in intellectual history in its international contexts, as well as to discuss how this type of history is to be done.
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Studies in the History of Ideas
c/o Department of Political Studies
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