Ptolemy’s Science of the Stars in the Middle Ages – 5-7 November 2015

This first international conference of the project Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus will explore the Arabic and Latin traditions of Ptolemy’s astronomical and astrological works from late Antiquity to the seventeenth century.

Organisers
David Juste, Benno van Dalen (Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Munich)
Dag Nikolaus Hasse (Würzburg) and Charles Burnett (Warburg Institute)

Speakers
Jean-Patrice Boudet (Orleans), Josep Casulleras (Barcelona), Bojidar Dimitrov (BAdW, Munich), Dirk Grupe (BAdW, Munich), Alexander Jones (New York) , David Juste (BAdW, Munich), Richard Kremer (Dartmouth College), Tzvi Langermann (Bar-Ilan), Maria Mavroudi (California, Berkeley), María José Parra Pérez (BAdW, Munich), Darrel Rutkin (Sydney), George Saliba (Columbia), Michael Shank (Wisconsin, Madison), Nathan Sidoli (Waseda, Tokyo), Carlos Steel (Leuven), Johannes Thomann (Zurich), Flora Vafea (Cairo) and Henry Zepeda (BAdW, Munich)

Booking / Registration
Please note that in order to attend this conference everyone (except the speakers/organisers) needs to register and pay online in advance. Registration fees (which include tea/coffee breaks and lunch) are:

  • Standard rate: £35 for three days, or £15 for one day only
  • Concessions: £15 (for full-time students/retired) for three days, or £7 for one day only

To register online, please click here.