Below the Moon: Comets, Heat and Water

The next Ordered Universe symposium takes place in the week to come, May 17-19, at Pembroke College, University of Oxford. It will be great to be back at Pembroke, one of the original homes of the project, and to be broaching two new treatises for collaborative reading. These comprise the De cometis – On Comets and the De impressionibusContinue reading “Below the Moon: Comets, Heat and Water”

Visiting Fellowship in Oxford: Cecilia Panti

The Ordered Universe project is very pleased to announce a Visiting Fellowship at Pembroke College, University of Oxford, for Prof. Cecilia Panti, for the month or so. Cecilia, an original member of the project, is the foremost expert on Grosseteste’s scientific works, including critical editions of the treatises On Light, On the Sphere, On the Super-Celestial Motions, and OnContinue reading “Visiting Fellowship in Oxford: Cecilia Panti”

Ordered Universe Presents…

Ordered Universe presents the two, joint, public lectures from earlier this year at the Mahfouz Forum for Interdisciplinary Studies, Pembroke College, Oxford. After a lovely introduction from the Master, Dame Lynne Brindley, we gave two linked presentations. The first, involving Tom, Giles and Richard, ‘Forming the Body of the Cosmos: Robert Grosseteste’s ‘On Light’ focusedContinue reading “Ordered Universe Presents…”

Sound Medieval and Sound Modern: Public and the Future

Our workshop meeting concluded with the public lectures, on which Ulrike has commented already. It was a privilege to speak in the Pichette Auditorium, and a particular pleasure to see some Durham alumni in the audience – thank you Martin, Heather and Aversa. Heather had even had the privilege (!) of working through Grosseteste’s De colore and LetterContinue reading “Sound Medieval and Sound Modern: Public and the Future”

On the Generation of Sounds in Pembroke College Oxford

The Ordered Universe team, old and new (for attendence see Giles’ previous post) were welcomed with open arms by Pembroke College, Oxford, last week.  Their Mahfouz Forum supported this workshop on a new text for us, the De generatione sonorum – on the generation of sounds, as well as embedded public lectures on our work onContinue reading “On the Generation of Sounds in Pembroke College Oxford”