September 20, 2013: Dissertation defence on Renaissance religion & science

Nienke Roelants (UGent, Dept. of History) will publicly defend her PhD-thesis on “Lutheran astronomers after the Fall (1540-1590). A reappraisal of the Renaissance dynamic between religion and astronomy” on September 20 at 4pm, at Zaal Oude Infirmerie, Het Pand, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Gent. Members of the examining committee: Prof. Patrick Boner (Catholic University of America), Prof. Kathleen Crowther (University of Oklahoma), Prof. Adam Mosley (University of Swansea), and Prof. Eric Schliesser (Ghent University).