Research Seminar Series
organized by Dana Jalobeanu and her team at the University of Bucharest
This is the regular research seminar as part of the research grant Recipes, Technologies and Experiments: Enactment and the Emergence of Modern Science (2021-2023). For the Spring session of 2023, this will organized in collaboration with HIAS as a hybrid format.
21 April 2023 – 3 p.m.
Arianna Borreli, RWTH Aachen & Technische Universität Berlin
Cornelis Drebbel’s work as an example of the techno-magical approach: a heuristic proposal
12 May 2023 – 3 p.m.
Mattia Mantovani, University of Leuven
The Mechanist’s Grinder. Descartes on Atoms and Colours
19 May 2023 – 3 p.m.
Andreas Blank, Universität Klagenfurt
Early Modern Theories of Antidotes and the Controversy between Reductionism and Emergentism
26 May 2023 – 3 p.m
Dana Jalobeanu, University of Bucharest
Manipulating spontaneous generation? Microscopy and ‘artificial life’
2 June 2023 – 3 p.m
Matthias Schemmel, Universität Hamburg
Thomas Harriot’s free fall experiments
16 June 2023 – 3 p.m
Grigore Vida, University of Bucharest
From Abdera to Alkmaar: Biographical Reconstructions of Descartes as Democritus redivivus
23 June 2023 – 3 p.m
Rodolfo Garau, Universität Hamburg
How would a Gassendian Method Look Like?
The meetings figure paper-presentations, discussing various examples and texts, posing problems etc. Feel free to get in touch and propose readings or offer a presentation.
Friday afternoons at HIAS and hybrid on zoom.
For the zoom link email to dana.jalobeanu(at)hias-hamburg.de.