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One-day Colloquium on the History of Alchemy - London
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One-Day Colloquium on the History of Alchemy 

Wednesday 26 September 2007

The Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry’s autumn meeting will be held on Wednesday 26 September 2007 in the Basement Lecture Theatre, B33, Birkbeck College, Malet Street, University of London beginning at 10.50am.

10:50 Introduction
11.00 Jennifer M. Rampling (HPS, Cambridge): ‘George Ripley and the Pseudo-Lullian Tradition.’
12.00 Barbara Obrist (CNRS, Université Paris 7): ‘Views of history in medieval alchemical writings.’

1.00: Lunch 

2.00-2.15: AGM for SHAC Members
2.15 John T. Young (The Isaac Newton Project, University of Sussex): ‘Missing Pieces of the Jigsaw: New Evidence about Newton's Alchemical Sources.’
3.15 Peter J. Forshaw (Birkbeck, University of London): ‘Alchemy meets Cabala: Giovanni Panteo’s Voarchadumia (1530).’
4.15 Discussion and Refreshments (Room B29)
5.15 End of Colloquium

The meeting is open to both members and non-members of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. The fee for SHAC members is £10 and the fee for non-members is £15. Refreshments, but not lunch, are included in the meeting fee.
Further details on the meeting and on joining SHAC can be found at or by contacting
Dr Anna Simmons:

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