Project development

January 2016

21-22. 01.2016 – conference: Manipulating Flora. Gardens as laboratories in the Renaissance and Early Modern Europe (organizers: Fabrizio Baldassarri, Dana Jalobeanu, Oana Matei)

Oana Matei, Mastering the method of experimentation in the Hartlib Circle: the case of vegetation

Alexandru Mexi, Building gardens with meanings. The symbolical role of vegetation in the creation of landscape design in Eastern and Western Europe

22 .01.2016– team research seminar

28.01.2016 – team research seminar

 

February  2016

05.02.2016 – team research seminar

11-26.02.2016 – Ovidiu Babes – research stage at the Institute for Philosophy and History of Literature, Science and Technology of the Technische Universität, Berlin

26.02.2016 – team research seminar

 

March 2016

11.03.2016 – team research seminar

20.03.2016 – team research seminar

 

April 2016

06.04.2016 – team research seminar

14.04.2016 – team research seminar

18.04.2016 – workshop: Early Modern Intersections: Science, Experiments, Methodologies (organizers: Ovidiu Babeș, Sabin Coroian, Mihnea Dobre, Oana Matei, Alexandru Mexi)

Ovidiu Babes, Round Table Discussion, Francis Bacon and natural history projects before the Restoration

Mihnea Dobre, Round Table Discussion, Descartes in the Hartlib Papers

Oana Matei, Experiments with plants in the mid seventeenth century England: Ralph Austen’s matter theory

Alexandru Mexi, Rethinking garden meaning. Chaos and reason in Early Modern Europe – the search for Oneself

 

 

May 2016

03-05. 05. 2016 – Alexandru Mexi, ISIH conference, Crete, paper presented Rethinking garden meaning. Chaos and reason in Early Modern Europe – the search for Oneself

12.05.2016 – team research seminar

 

June 2016

02.09.2016 –team research seminar

 

July – August 2016

11-16.07.2016 – conference: Bucharest-Princeton Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, Alba-Iulia, Romania Mihnea Dobre – co-chairing two round-table discussions on “Trees of Knowledge (I)” (Texts: Proclus, Commentary on Euclid (fragments); John Dee, Mathematical Preface. With Dana Jalobeanu and Ovidiu Babeș) and (2) “Trees of Knowledge (II)” (Texts: Bacon, De augmentis scientiarum; Descartes, “Letter to the reader,” Principia philosophia. With Dana Jalobeanu and Doina-Cristina Rusu)

Ovidiu Babeș – co-chairing a round-table discussion on “Trees of Knowledge (I)” (Texts: Proclus, Commentary on Euclid (fragments); John Dee, Mathematical Preface. With Dana Jalobeanu and Mihnea Dobre)

Alexandru Mexi – participant

20.07-22.08.2016 – Alexandru Mexi, research stage British Library, London

29.08.2016 – team research seminar

 

September  2016

14.09.2016 – team research seminar

22-24. 09.2016 conference: 7th European Society for the History of Science Conference, Prague

Mihnea Dobre – The Power of Historiographic Labels and the Power of National Historiographies of Science: The Bacon-Descartes Case

Oana Matei – Mastering the Method of Experimentation: Projects of Natural History in the Mid Seventeenth Century England

Alexandru Mexi – The Influence of Early Modern Western European Gardens in the Design of Some 20Th Century Royal Gardens in Romania. Peles Castle and the Late Renaissance Landscape

25.09-29.09.2016, Alexandru Mexi, research stage Österreichisches Staatsarchiv, Vienna

Alexandru Mexi – accepted in PhD programme, University of Bucharest, Centre for Excellence in the Study of Imaginary

 

October 2016

27.10.2016 – team research seminar

 

November 2016

18.11.2016 – team research seminar

 

December 2016

28.11-03.12.2017 – Alexandru Mexi, participant workshop prof. dr. habil. Hanna Derer, Continuitate şi discontinuitate în evoluţia istorică a fenomenului arhitectural european (II) – de la Renaştere la Romantism, Universitatea de Arhitectură și Urbanism Ion Mincu, Facultatea de Arhitectură, Sibiu

15.12.2016 – team research seminar

22.12.2016 – team research seminar

 

January 2017

13.01.2017 – team research seminar

27.01.2017 – team research seminar

 

February 2017

14.02.2017 – team research seminar

18-19.02.2017 – Ovidiu Babeș, Dutch Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy IV, Groningen, paper presented: Instances of Descartes’s early projectionism

 

March 2017

03.03.2017 – team research seminar

17.03.2017 – team research seminar

 

April 2017

04.04.2017 – team research seminar

20-23.04.2017 – Oana Matei, Scientiae Conference, Padua, paper presented: John Evelyn’s projects of natural history

 

Mai 2017

30.05.2017-01.06.2017 conference: International Society for Intellectual History Conference, Bulgaria

Oana Matei, John Evelyn’s projects of natural history

Mihnea Dobre, Intermediaries, Merchants, and Polemicists: On the Letters Exchanged by Descartes, More, Petty, and Hartlib

Ovidiu Babeș, John Wilkins and Probable Opinion: Is the Moon just like the Earth?

22-25.05.2017 Alexandru Mexi, Representations of Hostile Spaces in Literature and the Arts: Images and Metaphors conference, Madrid, Spania, paper presented: Battling Nature. The Role of Gardens and the Horizon in the Metaphorical Process of Taming the Environment

 

June 2017

11-30.06.2017 – Alexandru Mexi, research stage British Library, London

12-30.06.2017 – Oana Matei, research stage British Library, London

25.06-30.06.2017 – Ovidiu Babeș, Methodology in the History of Philosophy Summerschool, Groningen

 

 

July 2017

26.06-25.07.2017Mihnea Dobre, research stage Max Plank Institute for the History of Science, Berlin

09-31.07.2017 – Alexandru Mexi, research stage Versailles

17.07-30.07.2017 – Oana Matei, research stage British Library, London

 

August 2017

03-31.08.2017 – Ovidiu Babeș, research stage University of Cambridge

13-27.08.2017 – Oana Matei, research stage British Library, London

 

September 2017

07-09.09.2017 – conference: First International Congress of Danube Region Botanical Gardens: Transdisciplinarity in Plant Sciences; project’s panel: Hortulan Laboratories: Gardens and Experimentation in Early Modern Science (Convener: Oana Matei)

Oana Matei, John Evelyn’s Matter Theory

Alexandru Mexi, The Role of Gardens and the Horizon in the Metaphorical Process of Taming the Environment