Conference on “Astrolabes in Medieval Cultures” at the Warburg Institute in London (24-25 April 2014)

Conference on “Astrolabes in Medieval Cultures” at the Warburg Institute in London (24-25 April 2014)

In the frame of the research project ‘Astrolabes in medieval Jewish society’, the Warburg Institute organizes a conference in London on 24-25 April 2014. The  topics covered by this conference will be the astrolabe itself, texts on the construction and use of the instrument, and the position of the astrolabe in pre-modern cultures and societies (Islam and India, Jewish societies and medieval and Renaissance Europe).

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