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Independence and Religious Tolerance?

What did the idea of independence have to do with the expansion of religious toleration in the West? See the project director's article 'Religious Toleration and Ecclesiastical Independence' which just appeared in the journal Church History. Abstract: By the...
Shooting in Dublin

Shooting in Dublin

It is always thrilling to work in Marsh's Library and Trinity College Dublin Library. This autumn we got to shoot footage in both for 'Discovering Independence', a documentary currently under production which will feature the History of Independence Project's...
Celebrating Independence

Celebrating Independence

The History of Independence Project was honoured to celebrate Independence Day at Jefferson's home and to be invited as guests to Monticello's naturalisation ceremony.    
Mandela Washington Young African Leaders

Mandela Washington Young African Leaders

The Independence Project was delighted to meet with the Mandela Washington Young African Leaders. This session on 'Declaring Independence in the Black Atlantic' discussed the works of black writers in the Age of Jefferson. It was led by Professor John Coffey and...
A Meeting of Minds

A Meeting of Minds

The project's international team met on 1 July here pictured in the Montalto Conference Room, and the Dome Room inside Jefferson's home.  

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