Category Archives: Seminar Series

Seminar Series: The Philosophy of Giordano Bruno

THE PHILOSOPHY OF GIORDANO BRUNO 9 Sept. – Dec. 2014, The Warburg Institute The Seminar includes eleven seminars of 1 hour, 30 minutes each, in the Autumn Term, 2014. It focuses on Bruno’s philosophy (rather than his mnemotechnics). Each seminar will begin with a close reading of one or two passages from Bruno’s Italian or […]

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CFP: David Nichol Smith Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Studies XV

Updated CFP: David Nichol Smith Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Studies XV 10-13 December 2014, The University of Sydney The Sydney Intellectual History Network and ‘Putting Periodisation to Use’ Research Group at the University of Sydney invite you to the Fifteenth David Nichol Smith Seminar (DNS), with the theme ‘Ideas and Enlightenment’. Inaugurated and supported by the […]

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EMPHASIS Seminar: 10 May 2014

The next EMPHASIS seminar will take place on 10 May 2014 in Room G37 (1st floor, Senate House, University of London) from 2.00-4.00 pm. The speaker will be Daniel Stolzenberg (University California  Davis): ‘A Spanner and His Works: Athanasius Kircher and the Republic of Letters’. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, please see the EMPHASIS website. The purpose of EMPHASIS (Early Modern Philosophy and […]

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Oxford Seminar in the History of Alchemy and Chemistry

This year’s Oxford Seminar in the History of Alchemy and Chemistry will take place between 7 and 28 May 2014 at the Maison Francaise d’Oxford (2-10 Norham Rd, OX2 6SE) every Wednesday, 3pm-5pm. The seminar is free of charge, and anyone with an interest in the history of alchemy, chemistry, medicine or the sciences is […]

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EMPHASIS Seminar: 5 April 2014

The next EMPHASIS seminar will take place on 5 April 2014 in Room G35 (1st floor, Senate House, University of London) from 2.00-4.00 pm. The speaker will be Jan Loop (University of Kent, Canterbury): ‘Polemical Use of Islam in Christian Religious Conflicts’. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, please see the EMPHASIS website. The purpose of EMPHASIS (Early Modern Philosophy and the Scientific Imagination) is […]

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Seminário “Em torno de Raimundo Lulo”

CFP: Seminário “Em torno de Raimundo Lulo” Transmission and Posterity of the Lullian work: between Portugal and Europe Submissions Due: 25 April 2014 The figure and work of the medieval philosopher Raymond Lull (ca. 1232-1316), and in particular his later influence -in Iberia and Europe-, still suggest a variety of perspectives which deserve to be […]

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EMPHASIS Seminar: 8 March 2014

The next EMPHASIS seminar will take place on 8 March 2014 in Room G35 (1st floor, Senate House, University of London) from 2.00-4.00 pm. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, please see the EMPHASIS website. Speaker: Nydia Pineda de Avila (QMW), ‘The Lunar vale in Micrographia: competing selenographies in Robert Hooke’s engraving of the Moon’   The purpose of EMPHASIS (Early Modern Philosophy […]

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EMPHASIS Seminar: 8 February 2014

The next EMPHASIS seminar will take place on 8 February 2014 in Room G35 (1st floor, Senate House, University of London) from 2.00-4.00 pm. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, please see the EMPHASIS website. Speakers: Alexi Baker (HPS, University of Cambridge), ‘Craft, commerce and community: the “scientific” instrument trade in early modern London’; and James Everest (University College, London), ‘Thomas Hobbes’s Optical […]

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EMPHASIS Seminar: 18 January 2014

The next EMPHASIS seminar will take place on 18 January 2014 in Room G37 (1st floor, Senate House, University of London) from 2.00-4.00 pm. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, please see the EMPHASIS website. Niall Hodson (University of Durham): ‘Henry Oldenburg as a Reader and Reviewer of Scientific Texts’   The purpose of EMPHASIS (Early Modern Philosophy and the Scientific […]

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EMPHASIS Seminar: 7 December 2013

The next EMPHASIS seminar will take place on 7 December 2013 in Room G37 (1st floor, Senate House, University of London) from 2.00-4.00 pm. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, please see the EMPHASIS website. Dario Tessicini (University of Durham): ‘Harmony vs. Unity: Giordano Bruno, Copernicus, and the abandonment of circular uniformity’   The purpose of EMPHASIS (Early Modern Philosophy and […]

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