Astronomy in Medieval Scandinavia

The Ordered Universe project is very pleased to announce a research seminar, to be delivered by Christian Etheridge, currently undertaking a PhD in the Department of History, Centre for Medieval Literature, University of Southern Denmark. The research seminar takes place on Tuesday 28th June, next week. Christian, who participated in the Ordered Universe sessions and collaborative reading symposia in Porto, in June 2013, has continued to develop his research interests in scientific knowledge and culture in the northern medieval world. Continue reading

Travelling Wisdom – Ordered Universe

IMG_4223IMG_4248Earlier this year in May, Ordered Universe team members participated in a extremely interesting conference organised at the University of Southern Denmark, in Odense. The theme of ‘Travelling Wisdom: Medieval Science in the North c.1000-1500’, proved irresistible, especially when the Ordered Universe team, led by Brian Tanner, was invited to make the opening keynote presentation by Christian Etheridge, the conference organiser. Continue reading