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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
29 November Milena Ivanova (University of Cambridge)
How atoms became real