The next in the Ordered Universe public lecture series will feature Professor Clive Siviour, of the Department of Engineering and Pembroke College, University of Oxford. Clive will be speaking about his on-going research into High-Speed photography and the extraordinary images it produces, and to experiments derived from Robert Grosseteste’s treatise On the Generation of Sounds.
The Ordered Universe project is pleased to welcome two new researchers to the project. Jack Smith, an Engineering undergraduate student from Pembroke College, University of Oxford, and the Department of Engineering Science, has been appointed to a summer studentship. His project will be to work with Clive Siviour and Hannah Smithson, and other members ofContinue reading “Welcome to new OU researchers”
It is a great pleasure to report that Alexandra Carr has been awarded a place at a major exhibition organised by Spectrum, a convergence of cultural communities and transdisciplinary groups based in Berlin. The exhibition, States of Matter, takes place in June, 23-26, this summer. The exhibit, The Lens of Sound takes the form of a video presentation inContinue reading “Spektrum Success: Ordered Universe Creatives”
Robert Grosseteste suggested in his treatise on the liberal arts that in all areas of human endeavour it is necessary to choose carefully the hour most propitious for the undertaking one wants to carry through. Plants carry more fruit if planted when the celestial spheres are correctly aligned, and base metals are transformed into goldContinue reading “On the liberal arts and the generation of sounds”
13th Century Science – Doctoral Studentships – Deadline 7th April
The Ordered Universe team are delighted to announce the success of a linked and related project in Oxford: The Mental and Material Laboratories of 13th Century Science. Based at TORCH, the Oxford Research Centre for the Humanities (situated in the former Radcliffe Infirmary), the project is led by Hannah Smithson, Clive Siviour and Carol HarrisonContinue reading “13th Century Science: New Positions at Oxford”
It is two weeks since our workshop meeting in Oxford, as part of the Pembroke College Mahfouz Forum, and, as Tom and Ulrike’s posts demonstrate, it has inspired a great deal of thinking and reflection. The Ordered Universe team were extremely grateful to the Mahfouz Forum for funding the workshop, and allowing us to inviteContinue reading “Sound Medieval and Sound Modern: Reflections on the Mahfouz Forum”
The workshop participants are gathering, and the Ordered Universe research project starts its next treatise formally on Thursday, but with a series of project meetings tomorrow.