Past Event

Ordering Colors in 18th and Early 19th Century Europe

June 5, 2020 - June 19, 2020
2:00 PM - 5:45 PM
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Event Description: 

The question of how to order colors reaches far back, but in the 18th century, particularly in its second half, we see a steeply increasing number of studies that indicate a broad and urgent interest in classifying color. Quite diverse contributions from the sciences, arts, crafts, and trade created a diverse field of color order research in the 18th century. The workshop will explore, examine, and discuss those efforts and hereby contribute to the history of color in 18th and early 19th century Europe.

Event Information:

Sessions are held starting at 2PM on June 5, June 12, and June 19. 

Free and open to the public, however registration is required. Hosted by the Department for the History of Science at the Technical University of Berlin