Final Reminder: Scientiae Oxford 2016

Final Reminder: Oxford 2016 Proposals Due 15 November

The deadline for proposals for the fifth annual Scientiae conference (Oxford, 5-7 July 2016) on disciplines of knowing in the early modern world (roughly 1400-1800) is 15 November 2015. The major premise of this conference series is that knowledge during this period was inherently interdisciplinary, involving complex mixtures of theories, practices and objects, which had yet to be separated into their modern ‘scientific’ configurations. Although centred on attempts to understand and control the natural world, Scientiae addresses natural philosophy, natural history, and the scientiae mixtae within a wide range of related fields, including but not restricted to Biblical exegesis, medicine, artisan practice and theory, logic, humanism, alchemy, magic, witchcraft, demonology, divinatory practices, astronomy, astrology, music, antiquarianism, experimentation and commerce. Attention is also given to mapping intellectual geographies through the tools of the digital humanities.

For more information and to submit, please click here.


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