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Tomorrow: Online Lecture by Silsila at NYU

Measure & Meaning: A Conversation

Presented by Silsila: Center for Material Histories

New York University

Date: Thursday, April 30th
Time: 6:00-8:00pm EST
Location: Online

The idea of measure is intrinsic to the idea of modernity itself, often seen as an index of the quantitative values that underpin scientific rationalism. However, a transcultural and trans-regional perspective suggests a much more complicated relationship between qualitative and quantitative dimensions of measure.  This conversation explores the meanings of measure and its centrality to forms of social practice in pre- and early modern Europe and the Islamic world.

This event will take place as a live Webinar at 6pm EDT (New York time). To register as an attendee, please visit Silsila’s website. Registration is required.