24 - 26 de Setembro de 2009
History of Astronomy in Portugal: Theories, Institutions and Practices
Museu de Ciência da Universidade de Lisboa

   
         
 

Programa*

 

* Coincides with the 22nd meeting of the National Seminar for the History of Mathematics, organized by the Portuguese Society of Mathematics (SPM)

» Quinta-Feira 24
» Sexta-Feira 25
» Sábado 26  

Com a excepção da sessão de abertura, todas as sessões têm lugar no Anfiteatro Manuel Valadares do Museu de Ciência.

Quinta, 24 de Setembro

  • 09.00-09.30 Entrega de pastas
    Entrada principal do Museu de Ciência

Anfiteatro de Química

  • 09.30-10.00 Abertura: Prof Ana Eiró, Prof Luís Saraiva, outros (SPM, SPA, CIM).
  • 10.00-10.50 Key note address:
    Michael Hoskin (University of Cambridge) -
    The cosmovision of the dolmen builders of south-west Europe

  • 10.50-11.20 Coffee Break

Anfiteatro Manuel Valadares

  • 11.20-12.10
    Sérgio Nobre (Unesp, Rio Claro, Brasil) -
    The astronomy presented by Isidore of Seville in his Etymologiae
    (7th century)
  • 12.10-13.00
    José Chabas (University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona) -
    Traditions in computational astronomy in the Iberian Peninsula in Late Middle Ages

  • 13.00-15.00 Intervalo para Almoço

  • 15.00-15.50
    José Vaquero (University of Extremadura, Spain) -
    Long-term evolution of the Sun from Iberian historical documents
  • 15.50-16.40
    Henrique Leitão (FCUL, CIUHCT) -
    A mathematical and astronomical "miracle": the dial of Achaz (título provisório)

  • 16.40-17.10 Coffee break

  • 17.10-18.00
    Luís Tirapicos (MCUL, CIUHCT) -
    Instruments and astronomical observations at the Jesuit College of Santo Antão-o-Novo, 1724-1759
  • 18.00-18.50
    Jim Bennett (Museum of the History of Science, University of Oxford) -
    Portugal and the European consensus of eighteenth-century astronomy
 

Sexta, 25 de Setembro

  • 09.00-09.50
    Roberto de Andrade Martins (Unicamp, Brasil) -
    The interaction between academic thought and nautical knowledge in Portugal and Spain
  • 09.50-10.40
    António Costa Canas (Escola Naval, Lisbon) -
    A introdução do Almanaque Náutico em Portugal
    (talk in Portuguese, with English slides)

  • 10.40-11.20 Coffee Break

  • 11.10-12.00
    Ugo Baldini (Università degli Studi di Padova, Itália) -
    Giovanni Paolo Lembo's lessons in S.Antão
  • 12.00-13.00 - Paulo Crawford/Ana Simões (FCUL, CIUHCT) -
    Astronomers and the Principle of Relativity: a Portuguese case study


  • 13.00-15.00 - Intervalo para Almoço

Tarde

  • 15.00 - Visit to the Laboratorio Chimico of the Polytechnic School (MCUL)
    Marta Lourenço (MCUL)
  • 16.30 - Visit to the Astronomical Observatory of Lisbon (Ajuda)
    Meeting point at the Museum Entrance.
 

Sábado, 26 de Setembro

  • 09.50-10.40
    Fernando Figueiredo (University of Coimbra) -
    Astronomy in the Mathematics Faculty of the Coimbra University after Pombal's University Reform (1772-1820)


  • 10.40-11.20 Coffee Break

  • 11.20-12.10
    Carlos Ziller Camenietzski (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro) -
    Restauration astronomers
    (em Português)

  • 12.10-13.00
    Pedro Raposo (University of Oxford/OAL) -
    Observatory of Lisbon: the last "big science" undertaking of classical astronomy?


  • 13.00-15.00 Intervalo para Almoço

  • 15.00-15.50
    Helmuth Malonek/ T. Costa (University of Aveiro) -
    Francisco Miranda da Costa Lobo - a Portuguese astronomer and his attempts to open Portugal to the Scientific World
  • 15.50-16.40
    Isabel Malaquias (University of Aveiro) -
    Between Astronomy and instrumentation - João Jacinto de Magalhães (1722 - 1790), a remarkable case


  • 16.40-17.10 Coffee Break

  • 17.10-18.00
    Vitor Bonifácio (University of Aveiro) -
    The beginning of astrophysics in Portugal


  • 18.00 Encerramento do Encontro

  • 20.00 Jantar do Encontro
    Restaurant Real Fábrica (Rua da Escola Politécnica, 275)
    Meeting point at the Museum entrance at 19.45.
 
 

 

 
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