Robert Boyle Seminar
at the Edward Worth Library, Dublin
Friday 2 December 2011
We are grateful to The Robert Boyle Foundation for sponsoring this seminar.
This one-day seminar is now fully booked.
9.30am: Chair: Professor James Malone, Director of the Robert Boyle Foundation.
Speaker: Professor Michael Hunter (Birkbeck College, London): ‘Robert Boyle’s Early Intellectual Evolution: A Reappraisal’.
Chair: Professor Theodore Hoppen (Professor emeritus, University of Hull):
Speaker: Ms Sue Hemmens (Marsh’s Library, Dublin): ‘Crow’s Nest and beyond: chymistry in The Dublin Philosophical Society, 1683-1709’.
Speaker: Dr Michelle DiMeo (Georgia Institute of Technology): ‘Katherine Ranelagh’s Influence on Robert Boyle’s Ethical and Intellectual Thought’.
2.00pm: Chair: Professor David Grayson (Head of the School of Chemistry, TCD)
Dr Iordan Avramov (The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences): ‘Boyle as Reader’.
Dr Antonio Clericuzio (Università di Cassino), ‘The Organical Motions of Body Fluids’. Robert Boyle’s investigations of human physiology.
4.00pm:Reception and launch of the ‘Alchemy and Chemistry at the Edward Worth Library’ web exhibition.
Dr Elizabethanne Boran,
The Edward Worth Library,
Dr Steevens’ Hospital,
Tel: 00 353 1 635 2215
More Boyle news: The heritage town of Lismore, Co. Waterford plays host to the Robert Boyle Science Festival from the 18th – 20th November 2011: Robert Boyle Festival.