Dr Jack Cunningham, Bishop Grosseteste University. History.
Next week, Thursday 22nd February, Dr Jack Cunningham from Bishop Grosseteste University will be delivering a public lecture, at Ushaw College, County Durham, as part Ushaw Lectures Series run by Durham University’s Centre for Catholic Studies, and in association with the Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies.
Saving Catholic Grosseteste: Fr Philip Perry’s Lost Biography
The lecture will explore the wonderful new discovery of a late 18th century life of Continue reading
Brian Tanner and Giles Gasper will be presenting the Ordered Universe and its collaborative methodology at a workshop tomorrow organised by the Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Durham University. The workshop, on ‘The Continue reading
Yesterday, February 9th, was the opening of the 6th Cambridge e-Luminate Festival. Members of the Ordered Universe team were delighted to be asked to give an afternoon of talks, demonstrations and interactive activities as part of the opening events. Seb Falk (Cambridge), Jack Cunningham (Bishop Grosseteste University), Josh Harvey (Oxford), Giles Gasper (Durham), and Alexandra Carr (Multi-Media Sculptor), Continue reading
As this piece goes up on the Ordered Universe Project blog, our 2017–2018 cohort of OxNet pupils will be participating in their first OxNet North East seminar.
A new piece in The Conversation from the Ordered Universe team, in the persons of Cate Watkinson, Tom McLeish and Giles Gasper, on our creative collaborations over the last two years, and the on-going exhibition at the National Glass Centre, Illuminating Colour. Continue reading
More previews from the papers for the Ordered Universe conference April 3-6. We’re delighted with the response to the call for papers, and to be in partnership with the International Robert Grosseteste Society (Science, Imagination and Wonder will also include meeting for the society). Amongst the papers accepted we have a theme on interdisciplinarity, marshalled by our own Tom McLeish, a series of papers on Grosseteste’s models and antecedents, and his involvement with the English Franciscans.
- Tom McLeish (York) on ‘Beyond Interdisciplinarity to the Unity of Knowledge: Why we need both Medieval and Modern Minds’
- Nicola Polloni (Durham) on ‘Sources of Light: Remarks on the Grosseteste/Avicebron Connection’
- Michael Robson (St Edmund’s College, Cambridge) on ‘Robert Grosseteste and the Franciscan school at Oxford (1224-53)’
- Angelo Silvestri (Cardiff) on ‘Hugh of Avalon’s Ethical, Political, Artistic and Religious thoughts: a Robert Grosseteste Ante Litteram?’
We are pleased to reveal the conference poster, designed by Alexandra Carr (with an image of the medieval cosmos derived from a light-painting evening in County Durham in late September 2017). Please circulate…
Colin Rennie (National Glass Centre, University of Sunderland) and Alexandra Carr, both regular Ordered Universe participants, will be giving a talk at Sunderland University, on Tuesday this week (30th January). Details are below – including contact details for more information. Both Alexandra and Colin are integral to the way in which Ordered Universe research on medieval science, the modern science of the same natural Continue reading
Friday 9th February sees the opening of the 2018 Cambridge e-Luminate Festival, and the Ordered Universe project is delighted to be taking part once again. In tandem with Ross Ashton and Karen Monid of The Projection Studio and their installation ‘I see’ on Senate Continue reading
Longtime Ordered Universe collaborator Alexandra Carr was recently on BBC Radio 3’s Free Thinking programme to discuss the work she undertook during her Leverhulme Trust supported Sculpting with Light residency at Durham University.