Women on Liberty, 1600-1800

  • Monday, 30 June – Wednesday, 2 July 2014

    An invited symposium at the Monash University Prato Centre, in Prato, Italy, supported by the Australian Research Council.

    The main purpose of this three-day symposium is to enhance our appreciation of women’s ideas about moral, metaphysical, and political concepts of freedom in the early modern and enlightenment periods.

    Getting to Monash Prato, Italy


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  • If you have any queries, please feel free to contact the symposium organisers: Jacqueline Broad (Jacqueline.Broad at monash.edu) and Karen Detlefsen (detlefse at sas.upenn.edu). Read more
  • The location of our symposium is Meeting Room 10 on the first floor of the Monash University Prato Centre, located in an eighteenth-century palazzo called ... Read more
  • We recommend: The Art Hotel Milano Via Tiziano, 15 – 59100 Prato – Italy tel: +39 0574 23371 Map This modern hotel is within short walking distance to the Monash ... Read more