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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).

Easter Term 2019

29 April Robin Hendry (Durham University)
Trusting atoms
13 May Joe Martin (HPS, Cambridge)
Who made the makers? How materials science happened
10 June Special joint session with the Science and Literature Reading Group, co-hosted by Melanie Keene and Hasok Chang
The Periodic Table by Primo Levi