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The Astronomer and the Witch

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Join a discussion on Ulinka Rublack’s new book, The Astronomer and the Witch: Johannes Kepler’s Defence of his Mother which tells the shocking story of how the mother of the famous scientist Kepler was accused of witchcraft. In conversation with Juliet Mitchell, the author explores historical resistance to women as well as ways in which families have been implicated in mechanisms of power.

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