France, Paris

Sorbonne | Europe in the Enlightenment | No.1

when 9 July 2018 - 13 July 2018
language French
duration 1 week
fee EUR 450

The Sorbonne Summer University offers 12 cycles - 10 in French and 2 in English - taught by academics from the Sorbonne Université cluster.

Cycle 2 retraces the century of the Enlightenment in France and Europe (circa 1680-1780) highlighting its impact on seventeenth and eighteenth-century society. The Enlightenment gave birth to the concept of public space, profoundly influencing the visual arts and spreading its ideas through literature and the theatre.

From the Quarrel to the Revolution, a century of Enlightenment in France and Europe (circa 1680-1780)
Jean-François Dunyach, History, Paris-Sorbonne University
Contestation et transformation of the family in the 17th Century
Isabelle Robin, History, Paris-Sorbonne University
Unreason and imagination in European Art in the Enlightenment
Arnaud Maillet, Art History, Paris-Sorbonne University
The Enlightenment from Leibniz on : rationality and pluralism
Jean-Baptiste Rauzy, Philosophy, Paris-Sorbonne University
Scenes from the Enlightenment: theatre and dissemination of ideas from Voltaire to the Revolution
Sophie Marchand, French Language and Literature, Paris-Sorbonne University

One week : 15 hours + conferences

Course leader

Sandrine La Neelle

Target group

Students, tourists, or curious Parisian ! (A good level of French is required: B1)

Course aim

Discover the current debates in different scientific fields and learn about the French civilisation with professors from a prestigious University: La Sorbonne.

Credits info

A certificate will be delivered

Fee info

EUR 450: Courses, conferences and a visit of the Sorbonne (or of the Senate) are included in the price.
You can also add cultural activities to the programme of courses.

Early birds fees before 28/02 and 30/04 - see web site