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Workshop: Jesuit Science in the Early Modern World

November 4, 2015 at 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join the Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science, and the Department of French for a Workshop on Jesuit Science in the Early Modern World. Please see below for details.

Program

2 pm IHPST Colloquium: Mark A. Waddell (Department of History, Michigan State University) For the Greater Glory of God: Science, Spirituality, and Jesuits in the Seventeenth Century

3:45-4:00 pm Break

4:00 pm Evonne Levy (Art History, University of Toronto) An Anti-Galilean Monument in the Roman Gesù, ca. 1670

4:30 pm Oana Baboi (IHPST, University of Toronto) Jesuit Medicinal Recipes in 17th Century Macao.

5:00 pm Andreas Motsch (French Department, University of Toronto) Ginseng in America: Jesuit Botany in New France

5:30 pm Final discussion

Organized by Lucia Dacome (Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology) and Andreas Motsch (Department of French). They wish to thank the IHPST Colloquium Coordinator, Brian Baigrie (Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology), and gratefully acknowledge the support of the French Department, University of Toronto, and the Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, University of Toronto.

For more information contact: lucia.dacome@utoronto.ca or motsch@chass.utoronto.ca . If you have an accessibility or accommodation need for this event, please e-mail denise.horsley@utoronto.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

Details

Date:
November 4, 2015
Time:
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Organizers

Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
Department of French

Venue

Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, Victoria College
91 Charles St. West, Room 323
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1K7 Canada
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(416) 978–5397
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