gloknos Annual Lecture Series- Dr Sonja Brentjes

14 June 2019, 17:00 - 19:00

SG1+2, Alison Richard Building

gloknos is delighted to welcome Dr Sonja Brentjes (Max Planck) to present a lecture as part of our annual series.

Sonja Brentjes is a historian of science, focusing on mathematics, institutions and mapmaking in Islamicate societies until 1700 and cross-cultural encounters in the Mediterranean and western Asia since the eighth century. More details about this lecture will be made available in due course. 

Attendance is free but spaces are limited, so please email to reserve your seat. 

 



gloknos is initially funded for 5 years by the European Research Council through a Consolidator Grant awarded to Dr. Inanna Hamati-Ataya for her project ARTEFACT (2017-2022). ARTEFACT is funded by the European Research Council under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (ERC grant agreement no. 724451). For information about gloknos or ARTEFACT please contact the administrator in the first instance.


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Prof David Edgerton (KCL): 'Turning the global history of ‘technology’ upside down: the supremacy of Uruguay.'

4 December 2018

Prof Eleanor Robson (UCL): 'Geographies of knowledge in ancient and modern Iraq: the Nahrein Network and the intellectual infrastructure of heritage.'

23 January 2019

Dr Sujit Sivasundaram (University of Cambridge): 'Geographies of knowledge in ancient and modern Iraq: the Nahrein Network and the intellectual infrastructure of heritage.'

In conjunction with the Centre for South Asian Studies Seminar Series

28 February 2019

Dr Erica Charters (University of Oxford): 'Knowledge and War: Paper Technologies in Early Modern Empires.'

8 March 2019

Prof Rebecca Earle (University of Warwick): 'The Political Economy of Nutrition in the 18th Century'

8 May 2019

Dr Johan Östling (University of Lund)

14 June 2019

Dr Sonja Brentjes (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science Berlin)