Public lecture Richard Bourke: Enlightenment and the British Conquest of India: The Case of Edmund Burke – 8 November, 2013

Public lecture prof. Richard Bourke:
Enlightenment and the British Conquest of India:
The Case of Edmund Burke

Date: 8 November 2013
Time: 16:00 – 18:00
Venue: Nina van Leerzaal, UB Bijzondere Collecties
Open to: all, but please register via huizinga-fgw[at]uva[dot]nl

Richard Bourke is the professor of History of Political Thought at Queen Mary, University London, as well as a co-editor of the distinguished Cambridge University Press series Ideas in Context. His research focuses on enlightenment political ideas. Bourke is currently completing Empire and Revolution: The Political Life of Edmund Burke for Princeton University Press. In the lecture he will already share some of his new insights into the life and relevance of Edmund Burke.

Schedule:

15:45 doors open
16:00 lecture, with room for discussion afterwards
17:15 drinks

Nina van Leerzaal, Bijzondere Collecties, UB: Oude Turfmarkt 129, Amsterdam

This lecture is sponsored by the Huizinga Institute and offered in combination with a masterclass for PhD researchers and ReMa students: www.huizinga-instituut.nl.