Past Event

Pamela H. Smith - From Lived Experience to the Written Word: Reconstructing Practical Knowledge in the Early Modern World

April 1, 2024
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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Event Description

Pamela Smith discusses why European craftspeople in the 1400s started to write down their making practices, rather than pass along knowledge in the workshop. 

Event Speaker

Pamela H. Smith, Seth Low Professor of History and Founding Director of the Center for Science and Society at Columbia University

Event Information

Free and open to the public; registration required. Hosted by the George L. Mosse Program in History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.