and now this one, Paul Ging in conversation with Dr Greti Dinkova-Bruun These conversations between Giles and Greti were recorded during Greti’s Michaelmas Term in Durham 2012, as Senior Research Fellow at the Durham Institute of Advanced Study. Amongst the many things she accomplished was the bulk of the editorial work on the De iride….preliminaryContinue reading “The Durham Grosseteste project…in the words of some of its team members”
The coverage of the Grosseteste Science project from the Sky at Night can be found below: the Medieval Big Bang in all its form (pun intended!). The general interest in the project is extremely welcome and encouraging. The excitement of these discussions is palpable. Sky at night 2013 De luce (1)
These are the details of the three formal sessions we have organised for the FIDEM Congress in Porto: focusing on the treatises on light and on colour. Each session has a mingling (to use a Grossetestian phrase) of scientific and humanities based scholars; all of which are needed to convey the richness and depth ofContinue reading “Ordered Universe Sessions at Porto”
Robert Grosseteste, The Dimensions of Colour: Robert Grosseteste’s De colore Edition, Translation and Interdisciplinary Analysis By Greti Dinkova-Bruun, Giles E.M. Gasper, Michael Huxtable, Tom C.B. McLeish, Cecilia Panti and Hannah Smithson Those of you in North America can order your copy directly from PIMS, Europeans from the Brepols website (in a few days time), or from Amazon.com
With the Porto conference about three months away this is just a brief update on the project members attending: the core team (Giles, Hannah, Tom, Greti, Brian, Mike and Cecilia) as well as:
So, our next engagement as a team will be the FIDEM congress in Porto. The congress gathers around 400-500 medievalists of various sorts and meets every 5 years. FIDEM itself is a network of institutes for medieval studies, with individual as well as institutional membership, and has been running since 1987. Greti sits on theContinue reading “Durham Grosseteste Project in Portugal”
The Ordered Universe/Durham Grosseteste project work on the treatise on light is this month featured in the BBC Magazine, Sky at Night, dedicated to all things astronomical, in an article written by Paul Cockburn. Gasper, Panti, McLeish and Bower were all interviewed and feature in the discussion of Grosseteste’s expanding universe in his radical, anomalous,Continue reading “The Medieval Big Bang and the Sky at Night”
Coming to a bookshop or library near you in four weeks time…this is the first volume in a projected series to encompass all of Grosseteste’s scientific treatises.