Seminar of History of sciences in the Middle Ages

lfial2551  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Seminar of History of sciences in the Middle Ages
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
22.5 h

This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2019-2020
De Callatay Godefroid; Ducène Jean-Charles (compensates De Callatay Godefroid); Van den Abeele Baudouin;
Notions of History of science (especially Astronomy, Arithmetic, Geometry, Geography) in Middle Age (Western, Byzantine and Islamic civilisations).
Teaching methods
After a few overall introductory sessions and other more specifically concerned wit the reading of textual sources (in translation), this seminar offers strudents tthe opportunity to do a personal research (with supervision) on a a chosen topic,which they will have to present orally (during the seesions of the course) and in writing. 
Evaluation methods
There is no exam. Final marks are given for the oral and the written presentations, taking also into account the active participation and committment of the students during the whole period of classes.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Ancient Languages and Literatures: Oriental Studies

Master [60] in History

Master [120] in History of Art and Archaeology : General

Certificat universitaire en langue, littérature et civilisation latines

Master [120] in History