New Members of the Ordered Universe Team

Ordered Universe has two new members of the team starting this month, whom we can  welcome officially to their respective roles. Our Administrative Co-ordinator Dr Rachael Matthews stood down at the end of 2016.  We all owe Rachael a enormous debt of gratitude for her tireless work in ensuring a proper platform for the project, rozgreendesigning the website and promotional materials, and allowing the academic programme to flourish. Rachael’s responsibilities will be taken on by  Rosalind Green.   Continue reading

Artificial Light in the Middle Ages

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The astonishing stained glass of the Saint Chapelle, Paris

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 the School of Engineering and Computer Science, they will be talking on:  ‘Artificial light in the Middle Ages: a Diversity of Applications’. Continue reading