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18:30 - 19:30 15 March 2012

How Scientific was Agora?


UCL Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology | UCL (link Map)
Malet Place | WC1E 6BT |

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Ticketing: Open

Speaker information

Debbie Challis, UCL Petrie Museum
Andrew Gregory, UCL Science and Technology Studies

A screening of clips from Agora where Hypatia explains astronomy and cosmology with analysis on what is accurate about what was known and believed about the universe at that time and what was not. With Andrew Gregory (UCL Science and Technology Studies), expert on Greek cosmology and perceptions of astronomy, and Debbie Challis (UCL Petrie Museum) on Alexandria and perceptions of Hypatia.


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