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Fri, 10:30

Creative Teens Lab: The First Paper Analog Computer, Volvelles Part I & II

Date and Time

Fri 19 July 2019
10:30 - 16:15

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Chester Beatty Library,
Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle, Dublin
Dublin 2

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Join maker-in-residence Pantea Karimi for a week of workshops inspired by scientific manuscripts in the Chester Beatty. Learn how to prototype a medieval calculation gadget, recreate pages from scientific manuscripts, and discover the connection between science fiction characters and their ancient ancestors. Suitable for anyone interested in the progression of human imagination, curiosity, and exploration.


Limited to 12 participants.


Thurs 18 (part I) and Fri 19 July (part II)

10.30am - 1pm for ages 12 - 14yrs

1.45pm - 4.15pm for ages 15 - 17yrs


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Cancellation Policy:


A minimum of seven days’ notice of cancellation is required to allow us to allocate the places to other teens.

The Chester Beatty Library reserves the right to cancel any event rendered impossible due to circumstances beyond our control

Key event information


  • Family friendly


  • Disable access-friendly
  • Disabled parking spaces
  • Accessible toilets
  • Wheelchair accessible