The conference is organised by the Helsinki Centre for Intellectual History.

The organising committee consists of Koen Stapelbroek, Jani Marjanen, Mikko Tolonen, Markku Peltonen, Kari Saastamoinen, Heikki Haara, and Viivi Lähteenoja.

The organisers of the conference can be reached at

Questions about the practical arrangements for the conference can be sent to the centre's research assistant Ms Viivi Lähteenoja at

The conference is organized by the Helsinki Centre for Intellectual History and is supported by the Centre of Excellence on Reason and Religious RecognitionHELDIG, and the project History, Nature and Empire in Eighteenth-Century Europe.