Des boulevards aux jardins : rituels de la promenade au XVIIIe siècle

The MFO is hosting a two day conference jointly organised by Sophie Lefay (Université d’Orléans), Laurent Turcot (Université du Québec à Trois Rivières) and Catriona Seth (University of Oxford) on walking and social rituals in the 18th century. It will include papers on national characteristics of walks, literary and educational walks, royal progresses and botanical collections, garden fashions and commercial activities for walkers. All welcome.

Download the conference programme (PDF) or visit the event page for more details.

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