Conference: “Astronomy Across the Medieval World,” St Cross College, University of Oxford, Saturday 18th November 2017

Conference: “Astronomy Across the Medieval World,” St Cross College, University of Oxford – Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Department of Physics, Saturday 18th November 2017 10.30 am – 5.00 pm The celestial sky has been a source of fascination since ancient times with astronomy being the oldest of the natural sciences. During the medieval period, astronomy flourishedContinue reading “Conference: “Astronomy Across the Medieval World,” St Cross College, University of Oxford, Saturday 18th November 2017″

Conference Review: Seals and Status 800-1700 (British Museum)

From December 4-6, the British Museum was host to Seals and Status 800-1700. Though most topics were centered on the European Middle Ages, the program included speakers on Byzantium who broadened the European context and one each on Southeast Asia and China who provided global breadth. Likewise, the central focus temporally was medieval, but theContinue reading “Conference Review: Seals and Status 800-1700 (British Museum)”