Conal Condren

Professor Emeritus Conal Condren

  • Post Nominals: FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 1990
  • Section(s): Philosophy And History Of Ideas, History


Emeritus Sciential Professor Conal Condren was the Director of the Humanities Research Program at the University of New South Wales. His research centres on early modern political argument and rhetoric and the historiography and nature of political conceptualisation and word-use, especially metaphor and neologism in political argument. He is also working on Shakespeare and the history of political thought, and on eighteenth-century satire of science and philosophy.He is a Member of Churchill College and Clare Hall, University of Cambridge, a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA), an associate of the Erasmus Centre for Early modern Studies, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, and Honorary Professor, Institute of Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Queensland.

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