The Centre for the History of European Discourses was incorporated in the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities in August 2015.

The information in this website is therefore out of date but retained for archival and staff purposes.

Simon During (Johns Hopkins)

Simon During (Johns Hopkins)

"Feverish: charlatanism and resentment in London 's mid-eighteenth-century literary culture"

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David Gentilcore (Leicester)

David Gentilcore (Leicester)

"'Medical Enlightenment' or 'Golden Age of Quackery'?: Charlatans and Charlatanism in Eighteenth-Century Italy"

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Iain McCalman (ANU)

Iain McCalman (ANU)

"Philippe Jacques de Loutherbourg, the Artist as Charlatan"

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Chantal Thomas (CNRS, Lyon)

Chantal Thomas (CNRS, Lyon)

"Giacomo Casanova: three episodes in his life as a charlatan"

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Alan Corkhill (Queensland)

Alan Corkhill (Queensland)

Literary Representations of charlatanism in eighteenth-century Germany

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Peter Cryle (Queensland)

Peter Cryle (Queensland)

The Contested Professional Places of La Mettrie, Doctor, Philosopher, and Libertine

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Beatrice Fink (Maryland)

Beatrice Fink (Maryland)

"From Powder of Sympathy to Power of Suggestion: The Case of Sir Kenelm Digby"

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Marian Füssel (Münster)

Marian Füssel (Münster)

"Charlataneria Eruditorum: On the social semantics of scientific fraud in 17th and 18th century Germany"

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Margaret D. Garber (California State University, Fullerton)

Margaret D. Garber (California State University, Fullerton)

"Con or Craft? Changing defenses of chrysopoeia in a late seventeenth-century medical journal"

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Sabine Kleine-Rossbach (University of the Saarland)

Sabine Kleine-Rossbach (University of the Saarland)

"From Gold-Maker to Stockmarket Speculator: Faust and the Modern Economy (a study in European cultural & social history)"

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Martin Mulsow (Munich)

Martin Mulsow (Munich)

"Charlatanism, Alchemy and Critique of Religion in Hamburg (1750-1761)"

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Peter Otto (Melbourne)

Peter Otto (Melbourne)

"Performing the resurrection: James Graham and the suspension of disbelief"

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Giovanni Pasqua (Italy)

Giovanni Pasqua (Italy)

"Searching for the secrets of magic"

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Winfried Schroeder (Berlin)

Winfried Schroeder (Berlin)

"The spontaneous generation theory after Redi and Leeuwenhoek: On the strategic use of (pseudo)science in 18th-c. philosophical texts"

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Annabel Temple-Smith (Queensland)

Annabel Temple-Smith (Queensland)

Annabel Temple-Smith (Queensland) "Charlatan Philosopher and Wise Enchantress: seduction and authority in 18th century French discourses on happiness"

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Heather Wolffram (Queensland)

Heather Wolffram (Queensland)

"Gaukelei: Occultism and the Law in Modern Germany"

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