Monday, February 16, 2009

The Human-Environment Working Group

Members of the PACHS community whose work touches on environmental issues in any period will want to note another interdisciplinary network of scholars forming in the Philadelphia area. 

Posted by Babak Ashrafi on 02/16 at 02:20 PM

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

The Rittenhouse Orrery

Here is a nice web page about the Rittenhouse Orrery of 1771.  It is now on the main floor of Van Pelt Library at Penn.

Posted by Babak Ashrafi on 02/11 at 09:49 AM

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Making Scientific Knowledge in Early Modern Europe

James Delbourgo has recently arrived at Rutgers and is teaching a graduate seminar in early modern science.  He encourages any area students who might be interested to come.

Posted by Babak Ashrafi on 02/10 at 03:43 PM
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