Étiqueté : science

Appel à contribution : Science in the Early Modern Garden, Lisbonne, 20 au 21 juillet 2020, date limite 30 avril 2020

Although the history of early modern gardens has benefited in recent decades from an increasingly wide range of methodologies, the role played by these spaces in the development of science has been the subject of a relatively small number of inquiries. A majority of them concentrates on botanical gardens and the history of botany [Baldassari 2017], though it is now recognized that mathematics, pneumatics or astronomy found in gardens a privileged ground for experimentation and...

Colloque international : « Material world : The Intersection of Art, Science, and Nature, in Ancient Literature and its Renaissance Reception », NIKI, Florence, 20-21 avril 2018

On 20-21 April the NIKI (Nederlands Interuniversitair Kunsthistorisch Instituut) hosts an international conference organized by our scholar-in-residence Guy Hedreen (Amos Lawrence Professor of Art, Williams College) and Michael W. Kwakkelstein : « Material world: The intersection of art, science, and nature, in ancient literature and its Renaissance reception ».  The interplay between art, science, and nature in several influential ancient texts, in antiquity as well as in the early modern period, is surprisingly different from our own late modern expectations. The most...