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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.

Lent Term 2018

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18 January Charlotte Sleigh (University of Kent)
Making sense of art and science
25 January Casey McCoy (University of Edinburgh)
Modelling at the border of experimental and theoretical practice in physics
1 February David Singerman (University of Virginia)
Sugar, science and the history of capitalism
8 February Jack Stilgoe (UCL)
Machine learning, social learning and self-driving cars
15 February John Tresch (University of Pennsylvania)
Barnum, Bache and Poe: the forging of science in the Antebellum US
22 February The seminar originally scheduled here will be given on Wednesday 21 February at 1pm as part of the CamPoS series
1 March Thirteenth Cambridge Wellcome Lecture in the History of Medicine
Alisha Rankin (Tufts University)
Poison trials, panaceas and proof: debates about testing and testimony in early modern European medicine
8 March Hasok Chang (HPS, Cambridge)
Beyond truth-as-correspondence: realism for realistic people

Easter Term 2018

Titles and abstracts TBC.

Schedule will be confirmed by 10 April. Please visit again!

26 April Remco Heesen (Philosophy, Cambridge)
3 May Wendy Parker (Durham University)
10 May Erika Milam (Princeton University)
Wed 16 May Naomi Oreskes (Harvard University) (special time: 1–2.30pm)
17 May Twenty-Third Annual Hans Rausing Lecture
Andreas Malm (Lund University)