The International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, founded at the initiative of Theodore Besterman, promotes the growth, development and coordination of studies and research relating to the eighteenth century in all aspects of its cultural heritage (historical, philosophical, ideological, religious, linguistic, literary, scientific, artistic, juridical) in all countries, without exception; the Society is non-profit and non-political.
For more information, you may read our introduction to ISECS.
Professor Penelope Corfield (United Kingdom) was elected president of ISECS in 2019.
ISECS INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS
International congresses take place every 4 years attracting between 600 and 1,200 participants. The next congress will be held in Rome in 2023.
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