The University of Edinburgh's Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities is hosting a one-day conference on Transatlantic Ideas of the American Founding on 27 March 2008.
The conference focuses on the importance of intellectual history and the history of ideas in Transatlantic Studies. It further aims to consider an important question of methodology: how is it possible to trace the migration of ideas and establish "influence"?
Keynote speakers: David Armitage (Harvard) and Gerald Stourzh (Vienna). Other participants: Frank Cogliano (Edinburgh), Hannah Dawson (Edinburgh), Pamela Joan Edwards (Syracuse), Eliga Gould (New Hampshire), Matthew Holland (Brigham Young), Paul Kerry (Brigham Young/Princeton), Paul Rahe (Hillsdale), Colleen Sheehan (Villanova), Vikki Vickers (Weber State), Craig Yirush (UCLA).
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