"Medieval Physics in Oxford" One-Day Conference
Registration to attend this conference is free.
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 the Faculty of History, University of Oxford and by a grant-in-aid from the Center for History of Physics, American Institute of Physics.