An international conference to mark the quadricentennial of the birth of Johannes Hevelius, 15–18 September 2011, Gdansk, Poland.
ORGANIZED BY Gdansk Library of the Polish Academy of Sciences and Institute for the History of Science of the Polish Academy of Sciences.
Papers (in English) are cordially invited on the conference theme. Proposals (title and brief synopsis with author's affiliation and address, in a Word e-mail attachment) should be sent by 30 April 2011 to Jaroslaw Wlodarczyk (Institute for the History of Science of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw; firstname.lastname@example.org).
Some of keynote addresses will be given by Suzanne Debarbat and Laurence Bobis (Paris Observatory) on Hevelius' manuscripts in France, Kathrin Mueller (Frankfurt University) on Hevelius' visual representations, Klaus-Dieter Herbst (Bremen University) on Hevelius and his correspondence with scholars in Leipzig and Jena, Felix Luehning (Archenhold Observatory, Berlin) on Hevelius' observatory and his giant telescopes, Voula Saridakis (Lake Forest College, USA) on the Hevelius-Hooke controversy, Mordechai Feingold (California Institute of Technology, USA) on Hevelius' complex relationship with the Royal Society of London, Derek Jensen (Brigham Young University, Idaho, USA) on judgments of Hevelius, and Richard L. Kremer (Dartmouth College, Hanover, USA) on Gdańsk table/calendar makers.
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