"Medieval Physics in Oxford" One-Day Conference
Registration to attend this conference is free, but must be confirmed using the Conference booking form by Monday 22nd February.
The programme for the day is below:
MORNING CHAIR: Professor Robert Iliffe (University of Oxford)
10.30 am WELCOME
10.40 am Dr James Hannam (author of "God's Philosophers") - Medieval Physics at Oxford: Who, What and Why? [VIDEO]
11.30 am Dr Jack Cunningham (Bishop Grosseteste University) - Robert Grosseteste: The Oxford Years [VIDEO]
12.20 pm Brian Clegg (author of "The First Scientist: A Life of Roger Bacon") - Doctor Mirabilis: Roger Bacon’s Legend and Legacy [VIDEO]
1.15 pm LUNCH BREAK
AFTERNOON CHAIR: Dr Pierre Dechant (University of York)
2.15 pm Dr Allan Chapman (University of Oxford) - Friars, Physicists and Natural Philosophers in Medieval Oxford [VIDEO]
3.05 pm Professor Nicolas Weill-Parot (Université Paris-Est Créteil) - The Historical Meaning of Late Medieval Physics in Oxford [VIDEO]
4 pm TEA/COFFEE BREAK
4.30 pm SUMMARY OF THE DAY'S PROCEEDINGS - Professor Brian Tanner (Durham University) [VIDEO]
There will be a conference dinner at St Cross in the evening following the end of the conference with an after-dinner talk by Alan Ereira (scriptwriter for the BBC's Medieval Lives series). Although the conference itself is free of charge, the dinner carries a cost of £35 to attend - booking a place for dinner can be done here.
Bed and breakfast accommodation in the Oxford colleges can be found here.
A map of the location of St Cross College in the city centre can be found here.
All-day parking in central Oxford is often limited so details of the Oxford Park and Ride are available here.
This event is also sponsored by a grant-in-aid from the Center for History of Physics, American Institute of Physics and by the Faculty of History, University of Oxford.