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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.

Michaelmas Term 2018

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25 October Robert Iliffe (University of Oxford)
Principia and the air-pump: the social and political roots of Newton's science
1 November Mat Paskins (London School of Economics)
Material substitutions in historical perspective: the cases of the British Substitutes and Vegetable Drugs Committees during World War Two
8 November Luke Fenton-Glynn (University College London)
Probabilistic actual causation
15 November Denis Walsh (University of Toronto)
Being human, being Homo sapiens
22 November Amanda Rees (University of York)
Creating citizen history of science: science, fiction and the future of the 20th century

Lent Term 2019

Titles and abstracts TBC. Check this space later!

17 January Wellcome Lecture – Marta Hanson (Johns Hopkins University)
24 January Lina Jansson (University of Nottingham)
31 January Ruth Salter (University of Reading)
7 February Leah McClimans (University of South Carolina)
14 February Pratik Chakrabarti (University of Manchester)
21 February Axel Gelfert (TU Berlin)
28 February Cyrus Mody (Maastricht University)
7 March Sharon Crasnow (Norco College/Durham University)
14 March Charlotte Bigg (CNRS Paris)

Easter Term 2019

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