Thomas Harriot in Global and Local Contexts: A Quatercentenary conference

Thomas Harriot in Global and Local Contexts: A Quatercentenary conference

Thursday 9 September 2021 (All day) to Friday 17 September 2021 (All day)
Online: hosted by the Warburg Institute

A conference organized by the Thomas Harriot Seminar, and hosted by the Warburg Institute, to commemorate the four hundredth anniversary of Thomas Harriot's death in 1621. Thomas Harriot in Global and Local Contexts: A Quatercentenary conference, will be held over four days (9-10 September and 16-17 September), and covers many aspects of Harriot's career, including the history of mathematics, the history of science, and maritime and colonial history in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth century.

Speakers: Amir Alexander, Philip Beeley, Jim Bennett, Norman Biggs, Pascal and Jean-Jacques Brioist, Mordechai Feingold, Hilary Gatti, Dana Jalobeanu, Vera Keller, Annaleigh Margey, Alexander Marr, Makiko Okamura, Cesare Pastorino, Jennifer Rampling, Misha Teramura, Kevin Gerard Tracey.

There will also be four keynote lectures by: Robert Goulding, Matthias Schemmel, Jessica Wolfe and Lauren Working.

To see the programme and abstracts, and to register for this conference, please visit the conference webpage:

‚Äčhttps://warburg.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24507