The global origins of science

Join Freer Fellow Gianamar Giovannetti-Singh as he shares some of his discoveries that will reshape our understanding of science's past as he unveils the global networks behind scientific giants. Gianamar will explore how contrary to popular accounts about cloistered geniuses in Europe; science has always been fundamentally collaborative and global. From Isaac Newton's theory of universal gravitation to modern mapmaking, important scientific discoveries and practices emerged globally.

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Gianamar Giovannetti-Singh, Lumley Junior Research Fellow in History at Magdalene College Cambridge, and Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellow, completed a transformative PhD on the impact of the 1644 Manchu conquest on European sciences. Passionate about globalising research, Gianamar's interests span intercultural encounters, Jesuit missions, race, and science studies/ He was awarded an Ri Freer Prize Fellowship in October 2022, and is an Associate Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.


The Royal Institution 21 Albemarle St London W1S 4BS

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