UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies


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STS Seminar: Daniel Neyland

Start: Mar 5, 2012 5:00:00 PM
End: Mar 5, 2012 6:30:00 PM

Daniel Neyland (Management School, Lancaster University)

How Scientific was Agora? Astronomy & Alexandria

Start: Mar 15, 2012 6:30:00 PM
End: Mar 15, 2012 7:30:00 PM

A screening of clips from Agora where Hypatia explains astronomy and cosmology with analysis on what is accurate about what was known and believed about the universe at that time and what was not. With Andrew Gregory (UCL Science and Technology Studies), expert on Greek cosmology and perceptions of astronomy, and Debbie Challis (UCL Petrie Museum) on Alexandria and perceptions of Hypatia.