09 May

CAS: Imagining travels to the moon in the 17th century

Opening hours / Beginning:

12:15 pm

9 May 2023


Center for Advanced Studies Seestraße 13 80802 München

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Raz Chen-Morris | Moderation: Prof. Dr. Kärin Nickelsen (LMU).

Raz Chen-Morris is Professor of History at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. His research focuses on the history of science during the Renaissance, and in particular on Kepler's optics. He is currently working on the role of geometry in the emergence of utopian knowledge in early modern Europe. Since 2020, he has been the director of the Martin Buber Society of Fellows, which is meeting in Munich this summer.

You can find more information on the website of the CAS.

The Center for Advanced Studies at LMU provides a forum for scientific exchange and discussion that bridges the divide between the established disciplines. Its activities are designed to promote all forms of collaborative research and to stimulate interdisciplinary communication within the University. In addition, it facilitates the integration of visiting scholars and scientists into the academic life of the University.

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