Penser l’égalité des sexes au XVIIe siècle
Dublin (Irlande, 26-27 octobre 2017), avant le 14 juillet 2017

Penser l’égalité des sexes au XVIIsiècle / Constructing the equality of the sexes in C17 France

International Conference

University College Dublin


Keynote speakers:

Siep Stuurman

Marie-Frédérique Pellegrin


The aim of this conference is to examine the ways in which an equality between the sexes is constructed, conceptualised, envisaged, imagined, dramatized, realized or dismissed in seventeenth-century France.

Papers examining the issue from a philosophical, theological, medical, literary and historical viewpoint are welcome and can be in French or in English.

Please send 300-word abstracts in English or French by email directly to by 14 July 2017.

Publication of selected papers as a collective peer-reviewed volume is envisaged.