Earlier this month Giles Gasper recorded a podcast interview with Artemis Irvine (third-year history undergraduate at Durham University) for the second season of Travels Through Time. The series asks what year the interviewee would like to go back to, and in this case, it was 1215, the year of the Fourth Lateran Council, Magna Carta, and, possibly, theContinue reading “Travels Through Time Podcast – 1215 anyone?”
Author Archives: Ordered Universe
Light, Rainbows, and the Medieval Big Bang
The Light Up Poole Festival 2020 opened yesterday and the Ordered Universe Project is delighted to support it, as we did last year to the 40,000 or so visitors who came along.
How (theoretical) physics was born in Hereford…
A wonderful day at Hereford today exploring the life and times of Robert Grosseteste, particularly the years he spent in the city, and his thought on natural phenomena, with excellent questions and involvement from the audience. Brian Tanner, Giles Gasper (from Durham), and David Thomson (now a Herefordian), presented the workshop, which formed part ofContinue reading “How (theoretical) physics was born in Hereford…”
Hereford Cathedral – Ordered Universe to lead study day
Brian Tanner, Giles Gasper and David Thomson will be leading a 3 hour workshop at Hereford Cathedral this coming Saturday, 8th February, on Grosseteste, the Ordered
Light, the Universe, and Everything
Next week sees the tenth, and final, Ordered Universe symposium in the current series, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, UK. It is fantastic that we should be holding this symposium at the University of York, home institution of Tom McLeish, one
Knowing and Speaking – Launched
A huge thank you to all who came to the launch for the first volume of The Scientific Works of Robert Grosseteste yesterday afternoon in Pembroke College, University of Oxford. It was wonderful to be hosted by the SCR, and in the company of the Master and
Knowing and Speaking – Launch
A lovely moment for the Ordered Universe project. The first volume in our Oxford University Press series on The Scientific Works of Robert Grosseteste was published 11 days ago, on November 6th. In a resplendent red dust-jacket (the beginning of a rainbow as the other volumes appear), the volume presents Grosseteste’s treatises On the Liberal ArtsContinue reading “Knowing and Speaking – Launch”
Northern Lights – in Karen Monid’s words…
For those planning to come to York for the final days of The Projection Studio’s Northern Lights (final showings are 31st October), and for those unable to come along, Karen Monid gives a wonderful
Northern Lights returns!
In 2019 Northern Lights will run at York Minster for a week (24–31 October) and will also include guest lectures by members of the Ordered Universe Project.
Bishop Grosseteste University Associate Award series — International Robert Grosseteste Society
All are welcome to attend this talk in the BGU Associate Award series. Programme Leader for Theology Dr Jack Cunningham will be talking about Robert Grosseteste and the ‘Soul of the World’. Dr Jack Cunningham Wednesday 23rd October, 2019, 1.00-2.00pm Hardy Teaching Room 1 Robert Grosseteste and the Anima Mundi In a tract called DeContinue reading “Bishop Grosseteste University Associate Award series — International Robert Grosseteste Society”