Circular Thinking Short Papers & Panel Discussion

Circular Thinking Short Papers & Panel Discussion
Date
11 Jun 2021, 17:30 to 11 Jun 2021, 19:00
Type
Seminar
Venue
ONLINE
Description

Panelists will each present a case study of compass use or techniques in premodern Europe. These short presentations will be followed by a curated conversation and general Q&A.

Speakers:
  • Dr. Sarah Griffin, Winchester College: 'Constructing the Calendars in the Diagrams of Opicinus de Canistris (1296-c. 1352)'
  • Professor Jean-Marie Guillouët, University of Burgundy, Dijon: 'Testimony of Construction Practices in Some Late Medieval Compass Traceries'
  • Dr. Stephen Johnston, History of Science Museum, University of Oxford: 'Drawing and the Design Process in Mathew Baker’s Fragments of Ancient English Shipwrightry'
  • Professor Robert Bork will join the group for discussion and Q&A.

Moderator:
Dr. Megan C. McNamee, University of Edinburgh

The panel is free via Zoom and open to the public. 
It is part of 'Circular Thinking'—events dedicated to the drawing compass in premodern Europe.

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This event is made possible through generous funding by the Leverhulme Trust.

image: © The British Library Board (Add MS 47682, fol. 2r)


Contact

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