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About felicityhen

I am a historian of science, particularly interested in early-modern intellectual history and the social world of the early Royal Society of London. I am currently editing Robert Hooke's diary for publication.

Matters of thought: models and knowledge-production in the early-modern world

Visitors to the site might be interested in the following conference taking place at the Royal Society on Monday 16 September. Matters of thought: models and knowledge-production in the early-modern world 9:00 am – 6:00 pm on Monday 16 September … Continue reading

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CFP Colour in the 17th and 18th Centuries

Readers might be interested in this forthcoming conference: COLOUR IN THE 17TH AND 18TH CENTURIES: CONNEXIONS BETWEEN SCIENCE, ARTS, AND TECHNOLOGY International conference, Technische Universität Berlin, 28-30 June 2012 Knowledge of how to use, combine, analyse, and understand colour has … Continue reading

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