OxNet North East: The History Of History

OxNet North East: The History Of History. The most recent OxNet session, led by historian Giles Gasper questioned what ‘History’ actually is, and more specifically how we really know things happened in the past.

OxNet North East: Modern Creativity

OxNet North East: Modern Creativity. The most recent OxNet session, led by artist Colin Rennie, focused around creativity, and what this actually means.

OxNet North East: Questions and Answers

Seminar 4 of the OxNet series was focused around Translation and Philosophy. Students prepared for the session by completing reading on medieval translators and works that were translated from Arabic into Latin.

OxNet North-East: Seeing Is Believing

The third session in the OxNet Seminar Series was run by Joshua Harvey of Oxford University and took an interdisciplinary look into colour, covering areas like psychology, mathematics and even some philosophy.

OxNet North-East – sound as a bell

The students came away from the second seminar not only with a broad understanding of physics, but also how studying history can inform future discoveries.

Step Right Up! Ticket info for the Ordered Universe at the Napa Lighted Art Festival 2019

If you would like to come and see us at the Napa Lighted Art Festival, then this page contains links to more detailed descriptions of all of our events as well as direct links to the Eventbrite page where you can book tickets for each event.

Preview 9: The Greatest Scientist You’ve Never Heard Of … at the Napa Lighted Art Festival 19 Jan 2019

Science – but not as you might know it. Come and read scientific works from medieval Europe with modern scientists and medieval specialists. Find out about the medieval big bang, the science of the rainbow, and how to move beyond the horizon.

Preview 8: Beyond the Material at the Napa Lighted Art Festival 19 Jan 2019

All that glitters is not gold. Joshua Harvey, an experimental psychologist from the UK and Henrike Lange, an art historian from UC Berkeley, present some of the ways in which the eye can be tricked.

Preview 7: Beyond the Fringe at the Napa Lighted Art Festival 18 Jan 2019

Luke Fidler, an art historian, will talk about how artists like Stan Brakhage and Hollis Frampton drew on a range of medieval texts and images and changed our understanding of the filmic medium’s aesthetic possibilities in the process.