(IN FRENCH) - Course 2 "Europe in the Enlightenment": from 2pm to 5pm, week 2 and 4 

Course 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

Be careful: Professor Rauzy's lecture on Week 4 will be replaced by the lecture Les lumières, ou l'union de la littérature et de la philosophie (Montesquieu, Voltaire, L'Encyclopédie) given by Professor Sophie Marchand, French Language and Literature, Paris-Sorbonne University.

Cultural activities

If you wish to participate in cultural activities, in addition to courses, you need to specify so on the online application form. (Cultural activities cannot be followed up alone.)

You can consult the programme here.