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Emilie: La Marquise du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight

Émilie: La Marquise du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight 13866 visits

By Lauren Gunderson

Scholar, philosopher and Voltaire’s lover, Émilie lit up eighteenth century France with her passion for science and life.

How to find Lady Margaret Hall, Norham Gardens, Oxford 17728 visits

Lady Margaret Hall (LMH) is one of the easiest colleges to drive to in Oxford. If you're coming from the north, come down Banbury Road. Just before St Giles, turn left into Parks Road, and then immediately left again into Norham Gardens. LMH is at the bottom, and there is ample street parking in the side streets.

Émilie: La Marquise du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight 30149 visits

February 11-15th, Simpkins Lee Theatre, Lady Margaret Hall, Norham Gardens, Oxford

Émilie was a genius of the Enlightenment who carried out ground breaking work in mathematics, while scandalising the French court with her flirtatious behaviour. Lover of Voltaire, translator of Newton and outstanding scholar.