Thomas Harriot Seminar

Thomas Harriot Seminar 2012

The next Thomas Harriot Seminar will be held at St Chad’s College, University of Durham on the 15-17 December 2012. Provisional speakers include Matteo Valleriani, Adam Mosley, Alexander Marr, Jim Bennett, Philip M. Sanders, Makiko Okamura, Jackie Stedall and Robert Goulding. A full programme will be available in due course.

Thomas Harriot Lecture 2012

This year’s Thomas Harriot Lecture will be given by Dr Lesley Cormack, Professor of History and Dean of the Faculty of Arts, University of Alberta, at 5pm on Thursday 31 May 2012 in the Champneys Room, Oriel College, Oxford.

The Thomas Harriot Seminar exists to promote the study of the life and times of the Elizabethan mathematician Thomas Harriot (1560-1621)

The THS meets bienially in Durham (in December). It publishes an occasional newsletter, The Harrioteer, and a series of Occasional Papers.

The THS welcomes any interested persons to its meetings. They are attended by scholars from Europe and America, but anyone with an interest in Harriot may attend, whatever their level of scholarship. Those coming from overseas and students may be eligible for a subsidy from the Seminar; applications should be made to Professor Batho. Early application is advised for the meetings.

If you would be interested in giving a paper at the Seminar please contact the Chairman, Emeritus Professor Gordon R. Batho
History of Education Project, Miners Hall, Red Hill, Durham, DH1 4BD, UK.
Tel/Fax: 0191 370 9941
Email: or the Vice-Chairman, Dr Stephen Clucas:

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