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Neither Reason, Nor Enlightenment — History of Love, Episode 4
March 28, 2022 at 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm CEST
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Interintellect founder Anna Gát continues her series A History of Love with an episode focusing on the period between the Copernican Revolution and the French Revolution.
A turbulent time in Europe where basic tenets of social status, theological dogma, and geography are questioned. Many modern concepts – from parliamentary democracy to novel-reading, from city-dwelling to contraception – become widespread among the population.
Was this famed era of wigs and orreries, Protestants and absolutists, composers and merchants, explorers and libertines really an era of love?
How did marriage, the rights of women, or the terminology and expectations around romance change in the decades leading up to the 19th century?
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