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Global Utopias Project Resource Guide

500th Anniversary of Thomas More's Utopia

Abraham Ortelius' map of Utopia circa 1595 (taken from Wikimedia Commons)

2016 marks the 500-year anniversary of Thomas More's Utopia. You can use this page to find out more about what people and organizations around the world are doing to mark the occasion.

You can read Utopia for free on Project Gutenberg and other websites.

If there are events or articles that you would like to see added to this page, please email Emily Ewers (, graduate assistant at the History, Philosophy and Newspaper Library.

Upcoming Conferences and Events Dedicated to More's Utopia