Measuring and Mapping Space: Geographic Knowledge in Greco-Roman Antiquity

Wednesday 11 December, 2013
5:30pm, $0

NYU, The Humanities Initiative
20 Cooper Square, Floor 5

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Join us as we discuss the current exhibit, Measuring and Mapping Space: Geographic Knowledge in Greco- Roman Antiquity at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World. Panelists, including the exhibit curators, will explore how ancient societies understood and visualized the world.  This exhibit provides a unique perspective on ancient societies' political and cultural values and philosophy, as well as demonstrating their mathematical and scientific expertise.

Panelists include:

Roberta Casagrande-Kim

Curator, ISAW, NYU

Jennifer Chi

Exhibitions Director and Chief Curator, ISAW, NYU

David Hogg

Associate Professor of Physics, NYU

Alexander Jones

Professor of the History of the Exact Sciences in Antiquity, ISAW, NYU

Katharina Piechocki

Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature, Harvard University

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