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Thomas Harriot Seminar

2016 events

  • Harriot Seminar 2016
    The 2016 Thomas Harriot Seminar will be held at Birkbeck, University of London on Monday 11 July 2016. Speakers will include Angela Axworthy, Eleanor Chan, James Christie, Misha Ewen, Stephen Pumfrey, and Lauren Working. Topics covered will include: Concepts of motion in geometry in the sixteenth century; astronomy in late Elizabethan and Jacobean England, and envisaging the Algonquian in the Jacobean metropolis.
    A full programme will be available in due course. Registration is free, but you are advised to email the Chairman to secure a place.
    Please address any queries to the Chairman Dr Stephen Clucas at:
  • Thomas Harriot Lecture 2016
    The 2016 Thomas Harriot Lecture will be given by Dr Philip Beeley (University of Oxford) at 5pm on Wednesday 1 June 2016 in the Champneys Room, Oriel College Oxford. The title of Dr Beeley’s paper will be: "Our learned countryman. Thomas Harriot and the emergence of mathematical community in seventeenth-century England".
  • A tribute to Jackie Stedall: Queen’s College Oxford, 9-10 April 2016

Digital edition of the manuscripts of Thomas Harriot online

Find out about some of the key features of the new edition here.

The Thomas Harriot Seminar exists to promote the study of the life and times of the Elizabethan mathematician Thomas Harriot (1560-1621)

The THS meets bienially in Durham (in December). It publishes an occasional newsletter, The Harrioteer, and a series of Occasional Papers.

The THS welcomes any interested persons to its meetings. They are attended by scholars from Europe and America, but anyone with an interest in Harriot may attend. Postgraduate students who wish to attend may be eligible for a subsidy from the Seminar; applications should be made to the Chairman, Dr Stephen Clucas.

For further information please contact the Chairman, Dr Stephen Clucas, Reader in Early Modern History, School of Arts, Birkbeck, London, WC1E 7HX:

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