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Video capsule

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Stars and Disasters

In the Starry Night conceived by author Eric Dupont, Frédéric Charbonneau takes inspiration from the lunar map to discuss the history of astronomy. He offers a foray into the world of celestial bodies, where astrology goes hand in hand with modern physics.

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Frédéric Charbonneau, professor of the history of French literature, McGill University

History of the night

For the 2020 edition, the History of the Night lecture series offered in partnership with UQAM’s Research Group on the History of Sociabilities (GRHS) is changing formats. Through videos, four historians will introduce you to hidden facets of the history of the night, taking inspiration from artifacts presented in each world of the exhibition.

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