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Harriot Seminar

Venue: Birkbeck 43 Gordon Square

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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."


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.

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