HOS Colloquium Pamela H. Smith 2/17/10
Pamela H. Smith, Columbia University; Fellow with the Davis Center for Historical Studies at Princeton University "Science and Craft: An Experiment in Reconstructing Early Modern Knowledge" Abstract This informal seminar will discuss examples in which various kinds of knowledge have been reconstructed through re-enactment of techniques and processes, in order to consider how such reconstruction can be employed as a source by historians to gain insight into the material and mental world of the past. Note: There is no pre-circulated paper for this talk.
Location: 211 Dickinson Hall
Date/Time: 2010-02-17 at 4:30 pm - 2010-02-17 at 6:00 pm
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