Arts & Culture

NSW

30 Nov, 2021

The French “Siècle des Lumières” influence on Pacific Exploration

The Age of Enlightenment (Le siècle des Lumières) was the intellectual, philosophical and scientific movement which dominated the 17th and 18th century in Europe.

Library of Congress, France in America.

Library of Congress, France in America.

Professor Robert Clancy, author of the recently published book “The Long Enlightenment”, a history of Australian science, will tell us how France has influenced Australia and the Pacific through the voyages of the famous French Navigators.

Mrs Anne Boillon Consul General of France in Australia will introduce Professor Clancy.

A joint presentation by the Friends of the State Library of NSW & Friends of the Lapérouse Museum.

To register for this event click here

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30/11/21 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Location
Metcalfe Auditorium, Ground Floor State Library NSW Macquarie Street Sydney, NSW 2000

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