We are pleased to announce our seminar programme for 2016-2017.
All seminars will be held in room S8.08 in the Strand Building at King’s College London, from 16:00-17:30. All are welcome.
Please contact Dr. Chris Manias (chris.manias AT kcl.ac.uk) if you have any queries or would like to be added to our mailing list.
For more information about the Centre for the History of Science, Technology & Medicine at KCL, please see: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/depts/history/research/chostm/index.aspx
28 September: Start of Year Workshop
12 October: Angela Cassidy (Exeter)
Knowing Animal Health in the Environment: Contesting Badgers and Bovine TB since c.1965.
26 October: Aileen Fyfe (St Andrews)
A Prehistory Of Peer Review: Refereeing and Editorial Selection at the Royal Society.
9 November: James Poskett (Cambridge)
Django’s Phrenologist: Slavery and the Material Culture of Scientific Racism, 1791-1861.
23 November: Ralph Desmerais (KCL)
From Wigan Pier to Nineteen Eighty Four: George Orwell, science and scientific intellectuals.
7 December: Thomas Turnbull (Oxford)
Conserving Energy Resources in the Twentieth Century.
18 January: Maurits Ertsen (TU Delft)
Sometimes It Works, Sometimes It Fails: Improvising Colonial Rule in the Gezira Irrigation System, Sudan.
1 February: Leslie Topp (Birkbeck)
The Psychiatric Hospital and the Single Room.
15 February: Claudine Cohen (EHESS)
Traces And Reconstruction In Palaeontology.
1 March: Johan Schot (Sussex)
Dynamics and Directionality of Deep Transitions.
15 March: Jon Day (KCL)
Minds and Brains in Modernist Literature.
29 March: Jenny Bangham (Cambridge)
Title to be Confirmed.
3 May: Dorothee Brantz (TU Berlin)
The Urban Discovery of Nature: Science, Zoos, and Natural History Museums in Berlin.
17 May: John Tresch (Pennsylvania)
The Forging Of American Science: Edgar Allan Poe, Alexander Dallas Bache, And P.T. Barnum In Philadelphia And New York c.1840.
31 May: Rohan Deb Roy (Reading)
Vectors Of Empire: Mosquitoes In British India And Beyond, 1890-1950.