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Saturday, February 23 • 9:30am - 11:00am
Alchemy Labs in Renaissance Bohemia

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We will discuss the organization and the projects of alchemists in Renaissance laboratories in Bohemia and Central Europe. We will explore the intersection of religion, science and magic in these projects and their intended outcomes. No actual alchemy will be practiced, but you will learn a whole lot about people like John Dee, Edward Kelley, and Claudius Syrrus Romanus and how they approached alchemical practices.

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Meg Raphoon

Meg Raphoon conducted her doctoral research on the history of alchemy labs in Central Europe and Britain during the reigns of Rudolf II and Elizabeth I. Focusing on the intersections between religion, science and magic, she analyzed the ways that alchemists and their patrons created... Read More →


Saturday February 23, 2019 9:30am - 11:00am PST
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