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AD HOC (Association for the Discussion of the History of Chemistry) is a group dedicated to the history of chemistry. While our main focus is historical, we also consider the philosophical, sociological, public and educational dimensions of chemistry. The group meets on Mondays at 5pm in Seminar Room 1. Coordinated by Hasok Chang, and funded by the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry (SHAC).

Lent Term 2019

28 January Karoliina Pulkkinen
Prediction and the periodic table
18 February Stephen Irish
The recognition of pseudomorphism: mineral chemistry as a historical science
11 March Agnes Bolinska and Hasok Chang
Protein structure, X-ray crystallography, and pluralism (discussion of a paper by Sandra Mitchell and Angela Gronenborn)