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2018 Robert Boyle Winter School

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Robert Boyle Winter School,

7 December 2018,

The Boardroom,

Dr Steevens’ Hospital,

Dublin 8.

 9:45am: Registration

 

10.15am-11.00am:

Professor Michael Hunter (Professor emeritus, Birkbeck College, London):

‘Robert Boyle: A Complicated Man’.

11.00am-11.30am: Coffee break

11.30am-12.15pm:

Professor Luke Gibbons (Professor of Irish Literary and Cultural Studies Maynooth University):

‘The Politics of Things: Robert Boyle and Contemporary Debates in Philosophy and Social Theory.’

 

12.15pm-1.00pm:

Professor Anna Marie Roos (University of Lincoln):

‘Robert Boyle and Pre-Newtonian ideas about Colour.’

 

1:00pm-2.15pm: Lunch

2.15pm-3.00pm:

Dr Cordula Weiss, Paul Nugent, Eoin Gill, Dr Sheila Donegan:

‘Light, Colour and Cold: recreation of some of Boyle’s Experiments.’

 

3 pm:

Panel Discussion. This will be followed by tours of the Worth Library until 4.45pm.

 

 

Booking: To book please book on eventbrite ‘Robert Boyle Winter School’.

 

This event is a joint initiative of the Robert Boyle Summer School and the Edward Worth Library, Dublin.

http://www.robertboyle.ie/

http://www.edwardworthlibrary.ie/

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