Edinburgh's Enlightenment, 1680-1750

An interactive map of Edinburgh locations of relevance to Allan Ramsay and the First Age of Enlightenment.

Map with Chessel's Court selected
Map with Chessel's Court selected

Edinburgh's Enlightenment 1680-1750 is a site which presents the digital resources of the Royal Society of Edinburgh funded project, "Allan Ramsay and Edinburgh in the First Age of Enlightenment". The Principal Investigator of the project is Professor Murray Pittock and the research team are drawn from the universities of Glasgow, Ghent, Manchester and Temple, the Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery and the National Galleries of Scotland.

Project website: https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/critical/research/researchcentresandnetworks/robertburnsstudies/edinburghenlightenment/themap/

Main contact: Murray Pittock

Developer: Brian Aitken

Start year: 2015

End year: 2015

Funded by: Royal Society of Edinburgh

Subject area: Scottish Literature

Keywords: HistoryMapping

Record last updated 2020-01-14