ANNUAL CRAWFORD LECTURE IN THE HISTORY OF ASTRONOMY
2012 Dr Stephen Pumfrey (Lancaster University): “Galileo’s lunatic Fringe: His telescopic Discovery that never was.” 8 May at 5.30pm (Teviot Lecture Theatre, Teviot Place, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH8 9AG). [poster (PDF)] [podcast]
2011 Professor Richard Kremer (Darmouth College) “Two God-Fearing Astronomers from Wittenberg, or How Copernicanism Began in 1540”. 6 May 2011 at 5.30pm (Teviot Lecture Theatre, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG) [Abstract] [poster (PDF)] [podcast]
2010 Dr Adam Mosley (Swansea University): “Mapping Renaissance Astronomy: People, Places, Problems “. 27 April 2010 at 5.30pm (Room LT175, Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh) [Abstract] [poster (PDF)] [podcast]
2009 Professor Robert Westman (University of California, San Diego): “Copernicus and the Astrological Prognosticators of Cracow and Bologna”. 9 April 2009 at 6pm (Room G.02, the Chrystal Macmillan Building, George Square, Edinburgh). [poster (PDF)] [podcast]
OTHER PAST EVENTS
A three-day workshop. The Crawford Workshop will be held at the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, and at the University of Edinburgh on 7-9 April 2009 [download programme (PDF)]
Edinburgh Science Festival event part of Talking Science (10 April). Professors Owen Gingerich (Harvard University) and John Brown (Astronomer Royal for Scotland): ‘Doing Astronomy from Scotland: The Scottish Royal Astronomers and Lord Crawford’s Treasure Trove of Astronomical Books’.