Current academic year 2015 – 2016
In 2015-2016, the seminar will host readings carried out by visitors of the SAW project and SAW members.
Session 1 – January 13th, 2016
TEXT READING on unpublished astronomical and mathematical tablets from Uruk, now kept by the Archeological Museum of Istanbul. Session organized by John Steele (Brown University) and Christine Proust (CNRS, SPHERE & ERC project SAW).
LECTURE DE TEXTE sur des tablettes astronomiques et mathématiques inédites provenant d’Uruk et conservées au Musée Archéologique d’Istanbul. Session organisée par John Steele et Christine Proust.
Session 2 – June 3rd, 2016 – 2 to 5 pm – room 483A – Condorcet Building
TEXT READING by Reviel Netz (Stanford University) of his edition on Archimedes’ Method (propositions 7, 15)
LECTURE DE TEXTES par Reviel Netz (Stanford University) tirés de son édition d’ Archimedes’ Method (propositions 7, 15)
In 2013-2014 and 2014-2015, the seminar was linked to the SAW seminar “Mathematical practices in the context of astral sciences”, whose speakers conducted readings of their sources, both in original and in translation.
In 2011-2012 and 2012-2013, the seminar was also linked to the SAW seminar “ History of Mathematics, History of Economic and Financial Practices”, whose speakers will conduct readings of their sources, both in original and in translation.