The Annual Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury Day

1st June 2019
10.00 – 17.00

The Old Bell Hotel

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10 Introduction to the day’s events

10.15 Professor Quentin Skinner – University of London
‘Machiavelli and Hobbes: A Sequence of Contrasts’

11.15 Coffee

11.45 D. Raffaella Santi, University of Urbino, Italy
‘The Influence of Giovanni Botero on Hobbes’

12.45 Lunch

14.15 Dr Luc Foisneau & Cesare Beccaria, Director of Research CNRS, Paris3:
‘The Ghost of Hobbes in the Italian Enlightenment’

15.15 Tea

15.30pm Round up of the day and informal talks with the speakers

16.30 End of Symposium

19.30 – 21.30pm A CONCERT OF 17TH CENTURY ENGLISH and ITALIAN BAROQUE MUSIC Performed by ‘Music for A While’ Tabea Debus and Olwen Foulkes (recorders) and Benedict Williams (chamber organ)The Julia and Hans Rausing Building (formerly the Moravian Church), Malmesbury, Wiltshire.

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