2019 marks the centenary of the eclipse expeditions that provided evidence for Einstein's theory of general relativity. To mark the centenary, we have chosen "Mathematical Expeditions" as the topic for our annual Gresham meeting.
4pm: Stephen Johnston (Oxford): Privateer and Mathematician: the Voyages of Edward Wright
4.45pm: Rebekah Higgitt (Kent): Precision exploration: mathematical practice and 18th-century British voyages of scientific exploration
6.00pm: Ana Simões (Lisbon): Gresham Lecture Towards a global history of the eclipse of 29 May 1919