The Thomas Harriot Seminar, held biennially at the University of Durham, is devoted to the life and times of the Elizabethan scientist and mathematician Thomas Harriot. This years’s seminar will be held at St John’s College, 16-18 December. Speakers will include Robert Goulding (Notre Dame) on the Harriot-Kepler correspondence, Stephen Pumfrey (University of Lancaster), on Thomas Harriot and scientific patronage, Nicholas Popper (Princeton) on Magic and Natural Philosophy in Walter Raleigh’s History of the World’, Harriet Knight on Francis Bacon and notebook culture in the seventeenth century.

For more information and details about registration please contact Dr Stephen Clucas ([email protected]).