Early Modern Exchanges
Wednesday 22 January 2014, 4.30 pm, Foster Court 307, SELCS Common Room
What Early Modern Science Means to Science Today: the Galileo Case
Roger Strand (Centre for the Study of the Sciences and the Humanities, Bergen)
Alice Bell (Research fellow, Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex)
Early Modern Exchanges: Methods, Histories, Cultures
Course Code: ARTFGEO1
In addition students take two options in each term or two options over both terms (worth 15 or 30 credits each to a total of 60 credits), as well as doing a 18,000 word dissertation (90 credits).
first term is devoted to deepening students' understanding of this
crucial period and enhancing their research skills, developing critical,
conceptual and historiographical awareness, alongside paleography,
bibliography and book history skills. This will enhance students' ability to work with early modern images, material culture and historical
sources. This term will provide training in skills critical for
research, enabling students to work with
manuscripts, early printed books, letters, state papers and so on as
well as introducing research methodologies relevant to the object of
study (text, image, object or historical source).
the second term students examine a variety of early modern European
literatures, histories and cultures and think about the range and
diversity of approaches,
methodologies and subjects crucial to an understanding of the early
Tutor: The compulsory core course is taught by a variety of tutors and changes from year to year.
Time: Wednesdays, 12am - 2pm.
Room: B30, 25 Gordon Square (except weeks 4 and 5 in term 2)
The first term is assessed through a 4,000 word annotated bibliography / literature
review defining a subject area that will become the focus of the dissertation.
The second term will be assessed by one 4,000 word essay. For the essay deadlines see the SELCS MA Coursework Submission page.