Early Sciences Working Group

2023 Mar 07

Early Sciences Working Group

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Science Center room 252 (SC252), 1 Oxford Street
Shireen Hamza (History of Science) and Eric Moses Gurevitch (NEH Postdoctoral Fellow, Vanderbilt University), The Promise of Medieval Sciences, the Perils of Global History. This will be a hybrid event; email Mateo Montoya to register for the in-person meeting or for the Zoom link, and receive the precirculated paper.
2023 Apr 25

Early Sciences Working Group

12:00pm to 1:15pm

Location: 

Science Center room 252 (SC252), 1 Oxford Street
Maryam Patton (History and Middle Eastern Studies), Past as Prelude: The Role of Historical Knowledge among Early Ottoman Astrologers.
2022 Nov 15

Early Sciences Working Group

12:00pm to 1:15pm

Location: 

Science Center room 252 (SC252), 1 Oxford Street
Iman Darwish (Harvard University), Ibn Abī al-Ashʿath's Book of Simples: The Formative Period of the Arabic Tradition of Materia Medica. This talk will take place in a hybrid format; to receive the Zoom link, please contact mateomontoya@g.harvard.edu.
2022 Oct 18

Early Sciences Working Group

12:00pm to 1:15pm

Location: 

Science Center room 252 (SC252), 1 Oxford Street
Ryan Low (Harvard University), Household Archival Sciences in Medieval Provence and Dauphiné.
2019 Mar 05

Harvard Early Sciences Working Group

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Science Center 252
Isaac Magaña G. Cantón (Harvard University), Mobility and Materiality: The Case of the Florentine Codex.
2019 Mar 25

Harvard Early Sciences Working Group

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Science Center 252
Katharine Park (Harvard University) and Ahmed Ragab (Harvard Divinity School), Cinnamon.
2019 Feb 19

Harvard Early Sciences Working Group

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Science Center 252
Shireen Hamza (Harvard University), Kābūs: The Materiality of Nightmares in Islamicate Medical Literature, 1100-1500.
2019 Mar 05

Mahindra Humanities Center Medieval Studies Seminar

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library

Mackenzie Cooley (Hamilton College), The Fragility of Difference: Animals, Humans, and the Renaissance Invention of Race. Co-sponsored with the Early Modern, History of Science, and Medieval History Workshops.

2016 Oct 25

Early Sciences Working Group

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Science Center 469

Elias Muhanna (Brown University), The Ultimate Ambition in the Arts of Erudition: A Compendium of Knowledge from the Classical Islamic World.

2016 Sep 20

Early Sciences Working Group

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Science Center 469

The second of two sessions with Katharine Park (History of Science) and Ahmed Ragab (HDS), who will discuss draft chapters of their book in progress, A History of Medieval Science: Knowledge, Objects, and Communities in Europe and the Islamicate World, intended as a survey and potential text book that rewrites the history of medieval science by insisting on the contemporaneity and mutual engagement of Latin and Arabic science. To receive copies of the chapters, please contact Ardeta Gjikola or...

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2016 Sep 06

Early Science Working Group

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Science Center 469

The first of two sessions with Katharine Park (History of Science) and Ahmed Ragab (HDS), who will discuss draft chapters of their book in progress, A History of Medieval Science: Knowledge, Objects, and Communities in Europe and the Islamicate World, intended as a survey and potential text book that rewrites the history of medieval science by insisting on the contemporaneity and mutual engagement of Latin and Arabic science. To receive copies of the chapters, please contact Ardeta Gjikola or...

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2015 Nov 17

Book Launch Lecture

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel K262, 1737 Cambridge Street

Ahmed Ragab (HDS), The Islamic Hospital. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies, the Department of History of Science Early Science Working Group, and the Harvard Divinity School Science, Religion, and Culture Program.