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24 August 2016
Cérisy-la-Salle (FR)

Paper: From theatre to science and back: Trajectories at play in the scientific theatre of Paris modernity

conference-cerisy2016Kurt Vanhoutte and Nele Wynants from the research team Antwerp participated in the international conference “Machines, Magie, Médias. Les arts trompeurs” held at Cerisy-la-Salle from August 20 – 28. Their paper was titles ‘From theatre to science and back: Trajectories at play in the scientific theatre of Paris modernity’ abd treated Henri Robin’s popular science demonstrations in the 1850s and 1860s in London, Brussels and Paris.