Conference Participants

Professionals, professors, and graduate students from around the world presented papers, workshops, and faciliated discussion at our 2018 conference, located in downtown Toronto at Ryerson University and the Arts & Letters Club. The brief bios of all our participants are catalogued here.

Terrence Abrahams is a research assistant working with the On the Properties of Things project team. He is currently a Literatures of Modernity grad student at Ryerson University, studying with a focus on the intersections of aesthetic/visual studies, grief studies, and contemporary queer poetry. He graduated from the University of Toronto with a major in English and minors in philosophy and book and media studies. He also has an active and ongoing interest in alternative education and experimental pedagogy.
Terrence Abrahams
Ryerson University, Literatures of Modernity
Silke Ackermann studied History, Languages & Cultures of the Orient and History of Science at Frankfurt University (Germany). She worked in a variety of curatorial and managerial roles at the British Museum before taking up the Directorship of the Oxford University Museum of the History of Science (MHS). She was President of the Scientific Instrument Commission of the International Union for the History and Philosophy of Science. Silke's research interests include the transfer of knowledge between the Islamic World and Europe, Medieval and early modern scientific instruments in cultural and social context, and the history of astrology and calendars in Europe and the Islamic World. She is a member of both the History and Oriental Faculties at Oxford University.
Silke Ackermann
University of Oxford, Museum of the History of Science (MHS)
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