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Department of History and Philosophy of Science


The Atmospheric Humanities Reading Group meets once a fortnight, on Tuesdays in the Board Room, to explore aspects of the air, climate, and atmosphere in a variety of disciplinary contexts. Scholars working in HPS, history, philosophy, English, geography, and atmospheric and allied sciences are very welcome to join us to discuss a set of pre-circulated readings. For further information (including readings), or to be added to the mailing list, please contact the co-conveners Dr Fiona Amery ( and Thomas Banbury (

Easter Term 2024

7 May, 3pm

'(In)audible atmospheres – soundscapes and auricular phenomena in atmospheric histories'

21 May, 9.30am–5pm

Atmospheric Humanities Workshop