Future Events / Online LecturesThis lecture focuses on the system of quarantine stations in the early modern Mediterranean.
Future Events / Online LecturesIn this lecture, Prof. Harari explains why the account of the principles of demonstration found in the Greek commentary tradition on Aristotle’s “Posterior Analytics” is significantly different from Aristotle’s own account.06/06/2023
Future Events / Online LecturesThis talk examines Bacon’s alchemical theories and explains how he believed that the key to extending life lay not in the curricula as taught in the medical faculties of the universities, but in the study of alchemy.20/06/2023
Events / Future Events / Summer SchoolsThis summer school will explore how heat, colour, and sound have been used, conceptualised and graded in the pre-modern cosmos shaping both disciplines of knowledge and everyday life.11/07/2023
Future Events / Online LecturesGalen is one of the best sources on ancient nutrition and diet: he has little interest in luxury fashions, he records regular seasonal famines, and is at home in the fields talking to peasants as much as he is in the salons of his wealthy clients.24/10/2023