‘The Material Vehicles of the Circulation of Natural Knowledge in the Low Countries’ is a workshop that will be held at the Centre for History of Science, Ghent University, 10-11 May 2007. In this workshop, the first of a series of workshops on ‘circulating knowledge in early modern science’ organized under the auspices of a five-year international scientific research network of the Flemish Research Foundation, we shall look at the material culture of science from the point of view of the circulation of knowledge.
More substantial information on the workshop’s central theme, and the progam and location of the workshop can be found on the conference website www.circulatingknowledge.ugent.be/events. Invited speakers include Harold Cook, Victor Navarro-Brotons, Fokko Jan Dijksterhuis, Maria Luz Lopez, Pamela Smith, Claudia Swan, Steven Vanden Broecke, Brigitte Van Tiggelen.
Attendance is open to all without charge. However, there is a limit on places available and anyone wishing to attend must register with Arlette Wille ([email protected]) by 1 May 2007. For all other enquires in connection to this workshop, please contact Sven Dupre ([email protected]). Circulation of this announcement is encouraged.