London 1600-1800 workshop: Day 2

Following on from Noah’s account of the first, the second day of the London 1600-1800 Workshop included panels on metropolitan medicine, city companies, workshops and laboratories, and offices of state. The 17th-and 18th-century practitioners under discussion ranged from apothecaries to excise officers, from instrument makers to tooth-drawers. Our speakers also engaged with very varied sites of … More London 1600-1800 workshop: Day 2

Open Workshop – Programme

London 1600-1800: Communities of Natural Knowledge and Artificial Practice An Open Workshop at the Science Museum, London, 16-17 June 2017 Location: Dana Research Centre, 165 Queen’s Gate, London SW7 5HD   Friday 16 June 2017 Coffee and registration from 9:30   10:00-10:40        Introductory Session Welcome – Rebekah Higgitt (University of Kent) A new gallery: ‘London: Science City’ … More Open Workshop – Programme

MetSci at BSHS

Two members of the Metropolitan Science team will be presenting at the British Society for the History of Science’s annual conference at the University of York, 6-10 July 2017. The draft programme now available has Rebekah Higgitt presenting on “The Spectacle Makers’ Company: Instruments, Science and Iconography” and Noah Moxham on “Peer Review as Connoisseurial … More MetSci at BSHS

Opening workshop

The Metropolitan Science project will be holding a scene-setting workshop at the Science Museum’s Dana Research Centre on 16-17 June 2017. Organised by the project consultant, Professor Jim Bennett, this meeting seeks to establish the current state of research on corporations, institutions and less formalised cultures of practice in early modern London. Invited speakers are asked … More Opening workshop