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Department of History and Philosophy of Science


Seminars, supported by Wellcome, are on Tuesdays from 5.00 to 6.30pm in Seminar Room 1 unless otherwise stated. All welcome!


Early Science and Medicine

Organised by Dániel Margócsy and Philippa Carter.

7 May

Marjolijn Bol (Utrecht University)
Artists as futurists? On the history of durability in art and the making of the future

21 May

Sara Miglietti (Warburg Institute)
Self-translating science in early modern Europe: preliminary insights from the project Writing Bilingually, 1465–1700


History of Modern Medicine and Biology

Organised by Salim Al-Gailani, Mary Brazelton, Staffan Müller-Wille and Dmitriy Myelnikov.

30 April

Andreas Killen (The City College of New York, CUNY)
Brain studying brain: the neuro disciplines in the early Cold War

14 May

Michelle Pentecost (King's College London)
The global health focus on early life: origin stories


Generation to Reproduction

Organised by Salim Al-Gailani and Dániel Margócsy.