It has been a busy summer season already for the Ordered Universe project. July began with the International Medieval Congress at Leeds. An annual gathering for medievalists, and one of the largest, busiest, and most dynamic in the field, the congress took as its 2019 theme ‘Materialities’. Which suited the project very well. A seriesContinue reading “July Catch-Up – Ordered Universe at the Leeds International Medieval Congress”
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Ordered Universe at the Leeds IMC
As followers of the Ordered Universe will know the project will be represented in four sessions and a round-table at the International Medieval Congress in Leeds. All sessions take place on Tuesday 2nd July, and work around the conference theme of materiality. We move from the physics of light and dimensions of materiality, to theoriesContinue reading “Ordered Universe at the Leeds IMC”
OxNet North East: Questions and Answers
Seminar 4 of the OxNet series was focused around Translation and Philosophy. Students prepared for the session by completing reading on medieval translators and works that were translated from Arabic into Latin.
Looking into the Unknowable: Premodern Conundrums of Prime Matter
Dr Nicola Polloni will be in Durham on Tuesday 5 March 2019 to give a lecture about one of his research interests: the notion of prime matter, especially in consideration of Premodern discussions of matter-theories in philosophy and science c. 1200-1700. See below for more details.
Ordered Universe at Leeds International Medieval Congress, 2019
Ordered Universe will be taking part in the 2019 Leeds International Congress, the largest forum for sharing research on the Middle Ages in Europe. The project has a lot to offer on the special conference theme of ‘Materialities’ so we proposed four sessions and a roundtable, all of which were accepted. The Ordered Universe activitiesContinue reading “Ordered Universe at Leeds International Medieval Congress, 2019”
The View from Kalamazoo
May is the season for the Annual International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo. This year, the 53rd congress, saw the Ordered Universe present two panel sessions on Structures of Order in Medieval Science. The first, Experience and Authorities featured Nicola Polloni (Durham but imminently the
OxNet & Ordered Universe: Seminars and Easter School in the North-East Hub
One of the wider activities with which the Ordered Universe is engaged is the OxNet access initiative, which seeks to place university learning directly into schools. In the case of the collaboration with Ordered Universe this involves team members bringing the world of medieval science and of the array of disciplines that make up theContinue reading “OxNet & Ordered Universe: Seminars and Easter School in the North-East Hub”
Conference Previews redux: Science, Imagination and Wonder…
More previews from the papers for the Ordered Universe conference April 3-6. We’re delighted with the response to the call for papers, and to be in partnership with the International Robert Grosseteste Society (Science, Imagination and Wonder will also include meeting for the society). Amongst the papers accepted we have a theme on interdisciplinarity, marshalled by our ownContinue reading “Conference Previews redux: Science, Imagination and Wonder…”
Ordered Universe in Early 2018: Events Update
2018 is set fair to be another busy year for the Ordered Universe team. In addition to submitting our first volume presenting the treatises On the Liberal Arts and On the Generation of Sounds, and the Middle English Seven Liberal Arts, to press, we have a wide range of other events organised. This is just a reminder of thoseContinue reading “Ordered Universe in Early 2018: Events Update”
Kalamazoo 2018 – buckle up!
The Ordered Universe will be represented at the 2018 International Congress on Medieval Studies, the 53rd meeting, with two sessions on medieval thinking about, well, order.