The next International Robert Grosseteste Society conference takes place 18-20 July, in Lincoln, organised by Jack Cunningham at Bishop Grosseteste University. It promises to be a wonderful event, under the theme of:
Robert Grosseteste and the Pursuit of Religious and Scientific Learning in the Middle-Ages
Several core members of the Ordered Universe project will be delivering papers, Hannah Smithson on ‘Colours of the Rainbow: Robert Grosseteste’s Three-Dimensional Colour Space’, Giles Gasper on ‘Grosseteste’s Hexaemeron: the Order and Beauty of the Universe, Ancient and Modern’, Richard Bower on ‘A Mathematical Interpretation of the De luce‘, Cecilia Panti on ‘The Theological Use of Science and Philosophy in Robert Grosseteste and Adam Marsh according to Roger Bacon: The ‘Case Studies’ of Angelic Movements and the Rainbow’, and Tom McLeish on ‘Medieval Lessons for Modern Challenges to Science and Religion’. Other keynote speakers include Amanda Power from Sheffield University, on Grosseteste and the Friars, and Christopher Southgate on the modern debate between science and religion, amongst a fantastic array of other speakers, Jeremiah Hackett, Phillipa Hoskins, Lydia Harris (Durham PhD Student and Ordered Universe regular, talking on ‘Conception, Creation, and Consciousness: The Role of Classical Thought in Medieval Medicine’)
The full programme and conference details are available here: 2014 Conference, with details of registration – if you are around the Lincoln area this promises to be a full and stimulating occasion. The Ordered Universe project members are delighted to be involved.