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Departmental Seminars

Seminars are held on Thursdays from 3.30 to 5pm in Seminar Room 2. There is tea and coffee before the seminar at 3pm in Seminar Room 1, and there are refreshments afterwards at 5pm in Seminar Room 1.

Organised by Agnes Bolinska.

Lent Term 2019

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17 January Fourteenth Cambridge Wellcome Lecture in the History of Medicine
Marta Hanson (Johns Hopkins University)
Heaven and Earth are within one's grasp: the healer's body-as-technology in classical Chinese medicine
Tea at 3.30pm; lecture at 4pm
24 January Lina Jansson (University of Nottingham)
Newton's methodology meets Humean supervenience about laws of nature
31 January Ruth J. Salter (University of Reading)
Bathing, bloodletting and bed-rest in the high medieval monastery
7 February Leah McClimans (University of South Carolina)
Patient reported outcome measures are different
14 February Pratik Chakrabarti (University of Manchester)
Past unlimited: the canal of Zabita Khan
21 February Hasok Chang (HPS, Cambridge)
Beyond correspondence: realism for realistic people
28 February Cyrus Mody (Maastricht University)
History of S&T need an oil bath: oil, scarcity and technoscience in the 1970s
7 March Sharon Crasnow (Norco College/Durham University)
V-Dem: measuring democracy
14 March Charlotte Bigg (CNRS Paris)
The view from here, there and nowhere? Situating the observer in the planetarium and in the solar system

Easter Term 2019

Titles and abstracts TBC.

25 April Milena Ivanova (University of Cambridge)
2 May Henrice Altink (University of York)
9 May Liam Kofi Bright (London School of Economics)
6 June Ofer Gal (University of Sydney)