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Remembering Bishop Robert Grosseteste

04 October 2016


‘Robert Grosseteste Day’
Details have been announced for a Robert Grosseteste Day, with is set to include a lecture, celebration and book launch.

To be held at 3pm on Friday, 7th October 2016 (Robert Hardy Building Lecture Theatre, Bishop Grosseteste University), Dr Giles Gasper (Reader in History at Durham University and Principal Investigator for the Ordered Universe Project) will speak on ‘Sounding a Sonativum: Robert Grosseteste and the Generation of Sound’.

This event will also include the book launch for Robert Grosseteste and the Pursuit of Religious and Scientific Learning in the Middle-Ages (Eds, Jack P. Cunningham and Mark Hocknull), with the opportunity to meet some of the authors of this title. (The book has been referred to in a recent blog post issued by the Bishop of Huntingdon, together with some liturgical resources, which may be found in the diocesan publication Furthering Holiness.)

More information and ticket details may be obtained here or by contacting Jack Cunningham by email

A PDF of the poster advertising the event may be downloaded here:

Robert Grosseteste Day 2016.pdf, 1964 KB PDF document