presentations

 

Elaheh Kheirandish

http://www.people.fas.harvard.edu/~kheirand/

kheirand@fas.harvard.edu

 

 


 

 

Location


Lecture Title

Date

The fifth biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art
“Light and Dark: The 'Chekered History’ of Early Optics” November 9-11, 2013
Centre Alexandre Koyré, Paris, France,

Footpaths and Footprints: Early Optics and Perspective through Microscopic Lenses September 10-11, 2013
International Summer School, Istanbul, Turkey, Rose Garden (Gülhane)
Multimedia Sources on Early Science: The Case of Optics, Program Title: History of Science as Universal Heritage
August 22-25, 2013
Harvard University, AKPIA Lecture Series: A Forum for Islamic Art and Architecture
“Geometry and Architecture: The Telling Lines of Unique Arabic and Persian Sources” March 7, 2013
Max Plank Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, Germany

Optics and Perspective, and their Transmission through Arabic and Persian Sources
October 12-13, 2012
Istanbul, Iranian Studies Bienniel Conference
“Persian Sources on Practical Geometry”: Persian Tradition of Practical Geometry August 1-5, 2012
International Summer School, Istanbul, Turkey, Rose Garden (Gülhane)

Early Science Sessions: Sezgin Research Foundation for the History of Science
July 29-August 2, 2012
Cultural Season, Kuwait, al-Maidan Cultural Centre (DAI), Kuwait City, Kuwait

   Special Cases in Arabic and Persian Scientific Traditions:

   The Book of Instruction, The Book of Construction, and The Book of Constellations

March 21, 2011
Iranian Studies Conference: Los Angeles, CA

Windows into Early Science: Persian Scientific Traditions on Exhibit

 

May 27-31, 2010
Middle East Studies Association (MESA): Boston, MA

The Medical and Ophthalmological Context of Early Arabic Optics

Nov 21-24, 2009
Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences (IASBS), Zanjan, Iran
“Astronomy and Science before and after Galileo” The Historical Relationship Between Astronomy and Optics January 29-30, 2009
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Manuscript Center, Alexandria , Egypt
“Lost and Embedded Manuscript Texts”  Revealing Manuscripts and Embedded Texts: The Case of Arabic Optics May 6-8, 2008

Medieval Science Colloquium, Boston College, Boston, M


Greco-Arabic Optics and Early Demonstrative Variations
May 25-26, 2007

Bridges Conference London, UK


“Geometry in Early Geometrical Disciplines: Representation and Demonstration"

August 6, 2006

Iranian Studies Sixth Biennial Conference, London, UK


“Science and Mithal: Geometrical Demonstrations in Early Arabic and Persian Sciences”

August 4, 2006

“Entertaining Science” Cornelia Cafe, New York City


“From Baghdad to Samarqand and Cordoba” in: “Science Cabaret” (participated in play: “Searching for Aristotle”) 

August 7, 2005 

Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA


“Crossroads of Science: The Expansion of Knowledge in the Islamic Middle Ages”: in “Crossroads of Culture: The Islamic World 750-1400”: Coordinated by Harvard’s CMES, Northeastern University, and Primary Source.

July 25, 2005

Agha Khan University, London, UK


Organizing Knowledge: Encyclopaedic Activities in the Pre-Eighteenth Century Muslim World

November 15, 2003

New England Medieval Society, Amherst College, MA, USA


Annual Conference (Mediterranean Exchanges)

October 25, 2003

Dibner Institute for the History of Science and Technology MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA


Lecture Series: Dibner Institute Colloquium Series

May 14, 2002

Goethe Institute for the History of Science(Institut für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften, Frankfurt)


Conference: Certainty, Doubt, Error

November 18, 2001

Royal Institute for Inter-faith Studies Amman, Jordan


Conference: Islam and Science

August 28, 2001

Oklahoma University, Norman, Oklahoma, USA


Workshop: Exchanges of mathematical knowledge between Islam and Europe

March 30, 2001

Center for Middle Eastern Studies Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA


Lecture Series: Iranian Studies

May 5, 1999

Dibner Institute for the History of Science and Technology MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA


Conference: Perspectives on Science in Medieval Islam

November 7, 1998

Institute for the History of Science: In collaboration with Institut Franais de Recherche en Iran (IFRI). Tehran University, Tehran, IR


Conference: Les Sciences dans le Monde Iranien (II)

June 8, 1998

Dept. of History and Philosophy of Science Cambridge University, Cambridge, England


Departmental Lecture

June 3, 1998

Centre d'Histoire des Sciences et des Techniques, Universite de Liege, Liege, Belgium


Conference: XX International Congress of History of Science Session: Ancient, Medieval, and Premodern (before Newton) Optics: Problems and Perspectives

July 21, 1997

Dibner Institute for the History of Science and Technology MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA


Lecture Series: Dibner Institute Colloquium Series

April 8, 1997

Institute for the History of Science, Tehran University Tehran, Iran


Conference: Nasir al-Din al-Tusi (d. 1274)

March 1997

Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Providence, RI, USA


Session: Islamic Reformulation of the Greek Scientific Tradition

November 23, 1996

Nashr i Tarikh Institute Tehran: Iran


Lecture Series: Iranian History

July 1996

Library of the Parliament (Majlis) Tehran, Iran


Conference: Majlis Library Collections

February 1996

Institut Franais de Recherche en Iran (IFRI) Strasbourg University, Strasbourg


Conference: Les Sciences dans le Monde Iranien (I)

June 5, 1995

Department of Mathematics Kerman University, Kerman, Iran


Conference: History of Mathematics

April 1995

Department of Mathematics, Sharif University Tehran, Iran


Conference: History of Mathematics

March 1995

Institute for Humanities Tehran, Iran


Lecture Series: Division of History and Philosophy of Science

November 1994

Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey


Conference: Science and Technology in the Ottoman World

June 8, 1994

Department of Linguistics, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran


Lecture Series

April 1994

Institute for Humanities, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran


Lecture Series: Academy of Philosophy

November 1993

Tehran University, Tehran, Iran


Conference: Science and Technology in the Islamic World

June 1993

Oklahoma University, Norman, Oklahoma, USA


Conference: Science and Cultural Exchange in the Pre-modern World

February 26, 1993

Department of Mathematics, University of Fes, Fes, Morocco


Conference: History of Mathematics

December 3, 1992

Department of History of Science, Harvard University


Dissertation Colloquium

May, 1991                                       


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