ENLIGHTENMENT HUMAN RIGHTS BETWEEN LIBERTY AND EQUALITY:

THE FIRST GEORGE ROUSSEAU LECTURE AND A COLLOQUIUM AT MAGDALEN COLLEGE

Monday 29 April 2019, Magdalen College, Oxford

Thanks to a gift by George Rousseau, a scholar of eighteenth-century culture with strong links to Magdalen College, the first George Rousseau Lecture will take place on 29 April at Magdalen. It will be delivered by Professor Dan Edelstein of Stanford University, whose publications include The Terror of Natural Right(2009), The Enlightenment: A Genealogy (2010), and On the Spirit of Rights(2019). Professor Edelstein will also participate in the preceding afternoon colloquium on human rights and the Enlightenment.


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