'The correspondence network of Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais: Textual corpus, metadata and social historiography'


Jean-Marc Nattier, Portrait de Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais (1755)

Conference by Professor Gregory S. Brown (University of Nevada, Las Vegas & Senior Research Fellow, Voltaire Foundation)

Gregory S Brown is an historian of European culture from the age of Enlightenment and democratic revolutions to the present day. He has published numerous books and articles on political and cultural institutions in France and Europe. He teaches courses on European and World History, focusing on political culture, urban history, and democratic ideals. He has formerly been a research associate of the École Normale Supérieure in Paris is currently general editor of Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment, published by the Voltaire Foundation of the University of Oxford, where he is a Senior Research Fellow.