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Departmental Seminars

Seminars are held on Thursdays from 3.30 to 5pm in Seminar Room 2. There are refreshments after the seminar at 5pm in Seminar Room 1.

Organised by Agnes Bolinska.

Michaelmas Term 2017

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19 October Charu Singh (University of Cambridge)
Genres of prediction: astrology between Sanskrit and Hindi print in colonial north India
26 October Robin Scheffler (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
A contagious cause: the search for cancer viruses and the growth of American biomedicine
2 November Sandra Harding (UCLA)
Yet another unity of science? Latin American challenges to history, philosophy and social studies of scientific knowledge
9 November John Brewer (California Institute of Technology)
Reforming Naples/how to use a network: Vesuvius and savants in the two kingdoms of Sicily
16 November Adrian Currie (University of Cambridge)
A bold hypothesis about pursuit
23 November Saul Dubow (University of Cambridge)
Before the big bang of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA): 250 years of astronomy in South Africa