On Thursday, December 1st, 2016, at 4.30 pm, the Faculty of Sciences, Ghent University, will appoint the 31st Sarton Chair of History of Science to Prof. dr. Joseph Greene ( University of Illinois, USA).
The title of his inaugural lecture is: ‘The History of Ancient Metallurgy Leading to Modern Materials Science'
Location: the ‘Aula’ of the University of Ghent, Volderstraat 9, 9000 Ghent.
On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016, at 5 pm, Prof. Greene will present an additional lecture at the Faculty of Sciences, entitled ‘The Historical Evolution of Thin-Film Physical-Vapor Deposition: From the 1600s to Ghent University Today'
Location: Campus De Sterre, leszaal AO, S9, Krijgslaan 281, 9000 Gent.