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Thomas Harriot Seminar 2018

43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD. Saturday 8 September 2018.

Programme

10.00: Dario Tessicini (Durham): "Antoine Mizauld and the Renaissance Invention of Cosmology."

11.00: Neil Tarrant (York): "Magic and Astrology in Roberto Bellarmine's Lectiones Lovanienses."

12,00 LUNCH

13.00: Sophie Weeks (York): "Cosmogony in Francis Bacon."

14.00 Kevin Tracey (Swansea/Science Museum): "The Use and Dispersal of Nathaniel Torporley's Sion College Library."

15.00 TEA/COFFEE

16.00 Shani Bans (UCL): "Looking through an imaginary lens: Thomas Harriot's optics and early modern drama."

17.00 Annaleigh Margey (Dundalk): "Cartography and the Plantation of Munster, c. 1584-1618."

==================================================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 annually at the University of Durham or Birkbeck, University of London (on alternate years).

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.

For further information please contact the Chairman, Dr Stephen Clucas, Reader in Early Modern Intellectual History, English and Humanities, Birkbeck, London, WC1E 7HX: s.clucas@bbk.ac.uk