Dear friends and colleagues,


It is a pleasure to present the speakers for the upcoming CHSTM research seminar series. Please find the programme for September-December below or on our website:


CHSTM seminars run every other Tuesday from 4pm (with tea and biscuits from 3.30pm) in room 2.57 in the Simon Building.


All are welcome! Please pass this on to interested colleagues/students.


If you have any questions please get in touch with the organisers: Harriet Palfreyman ([log in to unmask]) or Pratik Chakrabarti ([log in to unmask])


We look forward to seeing you at the first seminar of the term next Tuesday 27 September with CHSTM alum Dr Amy Chambers (Newcastle University).


All best,


Harriet and Pratik




27 September

Amy Chambers (Newcastle University)
‘From Star Child to Star Wars: American Science (fiction), Film, and Religion, 1967-1977’

11 October

Linda Risso (Institute of Historical Research, London)
‘NATO and Environmental Security: The Committee on the Challenges of Modern Society’

25 October

David Arnold (University of Warwick)

‘Microscopic Minorities: The Struggle for Scientific Microscopy in Victorian India’


8 November

Peter Bowler (Queen’s University Belfast)
‘Prophets of Progress: Predicting the Future of Science and Technology from Wells to Asimov’


22 November

Jennifer Tucker (Wesleyan University, CT)
‘Humphrey Jennings’s “Pandaemonium” project: imaging the future and collecting the past’


6 December

Ian Burney and Neil Pemberton (CHSTM)
CHSTM Book Launch: Murder and the Making of English CSI