IONA

Second International Conference of Thomas Paine Studies at the University of Paris, Ouest Nantere

Co-hosted by The Institute for Thomas Paine Studies at Iona College

September 26, 2014

Introduction:

  • Gary Berton, Institute of Thomas Paine Studies at Iona College, Thomas Paine National Historical Assn.
  • Marc Belissa, University of Paris Ouest Nanterre

Gregory Claeys: University of London, "Paine and the 1790's: the State of Play"

J. Ward Regan, New York University, "Social Networking Thomas Paine: Nexus of Enlightenment Thought"

Yannick Bosc, Université de Rouen, "Paine théoricien du droit à l'existence"

Michel Ducharme, University of British Columbia, "Ancient or Modern: Thomas Paine's Concept of Freedom"

Carine Lounissi, Université de Rouen, "La Révolution française et la pensée politique de Paine: vers un republicanism transatlantique?"                   

Matthew Hale, Goucher College, "Democratic Government, Regenerated Society: Thomas Paine and Joel Barlow Assess the French Revolution"

Allan Potofsky, Université Paris VII, "Paine et le commerce international"

Thomas Walker, Grand Valley State University, "A Descent upon England by Gunboat: Reconciling Paine's Interventionism with Small Military Force"

Conclusions: Scott Cleary, Institute for Thomas Paine Studies at Iona College, New Rochelle, NY