3rd International Grosseteste Conference: Day 2

The second day of the conference, and another intriguing array of papers, building the theme of how scientific and theological instincts and interests cohere (or did not), in Grosseteste and his contemporaries. The first parallel sessions included, Robert Ball on readers of Grosseteste on the Psalms, and Philippa Hoskin on the use of Aristotle inContinue reading “3rd International Grosseteste Conference: Day 2”

2014 Conference: International Grosseteste Society

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 beContinue reading “2014 Conference: International Grosseteste Society”

Royal Society Talk online and available

An update to say that the Royal Society talk is now available on the Royal Society website: in audio and with some of the slides that we showed. The De luce article will be out soon in the Proceedings of the Royal Society, A, and the general interest in the work of the team, spearheaded inContinue reading “Royal Society Talk online and available”

Artificial Light in the Middle Ages

After the Ordered Universe workshop on the De iride, Cecilia Panti and Giles Gasper will be delivering a talk to the Durham Institute of Advanced Study Seminar, as part of that Institute’s annual theme focused on Light. As a contribution to a seminars series on the History and Future of Artificial Light organised by Dr Chris Dent in theContinue reading “Artificial Light in the Middle Ages”

Durham Workshop: Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th March

The third in the workshop series funded through the AHRC Network Grant ‘Lost Legacies and a Living Past’ takes place tomorrow and Tuesday. We are looking forward to welcoming all of our visitors to Durham, Jack Cunningham from Bishop Grosseteste University, Cecilia Panti, Sigbjørn Sønnesyn, as well as Hannah and the rest of the DurhamContinue reading “Durham Workshop: Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th March”

Porto experiences: Wednesday 26th June: De luce

Wednesday 26th June provided another intense day for discussion and reading. The morning session of the conference featured papers by Cecilia Panti, Neil Lewis and Brian Tanner, chaired by Pietro Rossi. Cecilia presented a detailed exposition of Grosseteste’s use of mathematical sequences within the De luce, especially in its first half. The infinite multiplication of formContinue reading “Porto experiences: Wednesday 26th June: De luce”