Sir Thomas Gresham and The New Learning

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The subjects chosen by Sir Thomas Gresham for his Professors were based on the ‘new learning’ of the time, and were in themselves a re-interpretation of the trivium and quadrivium of medieval study. Is Sir Thomas were setting up chairs of learning today, what areas might he choose, and how have the learning needs of the City of London changed since his day?

This is a part of the lectures series on The Legacy of Sir Thomas Gresham.
The other lectures in this series include the following:
    London and International Trade in the 16th Century
    Sir Thomas Gresham and the Spiral of Knowledge
    True and Impartial Observations: The Work of Robert Hooke

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This event was on Mon, 17 Mar 1997

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Professor Tim Connell

An honorary life fellow of Gresham College, Professor Tim Connell is an Emeritus Foundation professor at City, University of London, where he set up a full range of language activities over a period of nineteen years.

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