În data de 8 aprilie 2015, a avut loc la Facultatea de Filosofie, Universitatea din Bucureşti, seminarul CELFIS susținut de Sven Dupré (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science) pe tema: “Secrets and Experiments: Della Porta’s Optics between Reading and Doing“.
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Album Facebook: Follow-up – Sven Dupré (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science): “Secrets and Experiments: Della Porta’s Optics between Reading and Doing” (CELFIS, 2015.08.04)
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Sven Dupré, previously Director of the Centre of History of Science at Ghent University, is Professor of History of Knowledge at the Institute for Art History at the Freie Universität Berlin and Research Group Director at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin. In Spring 2015 he is the Robert H. Smith Scholar in Residence for Renaissance Sculpture in Context at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. His research has been supported by visiting fellowships at the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH) of the University of Cambridge, at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, and at the Sydney Centre for the Foundations of Science at the University of Sydney.
He has published on a wide range of topics in the history of early modern science, technology and art in Italy, the Spanish Netherlands, the German lands, Britain and France. Recent publications include Laboratories of Art: Alchemy and Art Technology from Antiquity to the 18th Century (Springer, 2014), Art and Alchemy: The Mystery of Transformation (Hirmer, 2014) in conjunction with an exhibition at the Museum Kunstpalast in Düsseldorf, Translating Knowledge in the Early Modern Low Countries (LIT, 2012), From Earth-Bound to Satellite (Brill, 2012) and Silent Messengers (LIT, 2011). His work is also published in numerous journals, including Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, Netherlands Yearbook for Art History, Synthese, and Intellectual History Review.