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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 5.00–6.30pm in Seminar Room 1. Coordinated by Hasok Chang, and funded by the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry (SHAC).

Michaelmas Term 2019

18 November Sarah Hijmans (Laboratoire SPHERE, Université Paris 7 Diderot)
Composition and analogy in 19th-century chemistry: the case of aluminium
2 December Catherine Jackson (Faculty of History, University of Oxford)
How can history of chemistry engage chemists? And why should it?