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Department of History and Philosophy of Science


This reading group offers an opportunity for anyone interested in the history of science and medicine in Southeast Asia, in any historical period. Meetings will feature a mix of invited speakers, museum visits, and student-led reading sessions each week.

Organised by Zhiyu Chen, Mika Hyman, Katherine Enright (Digital Humanities) and Dien Min Loong (Faculty of History).

Tuesdays at 1pm in the Board Room

Easter Term 2024

30 April

Gianamar Giovannetti-Singh (Faculty of History) on the Cape of Good Hope

14 May

Katherine Enright on zoology and natural history

28 May


11 June

Dien Min Loong on medicolegal practices and forensics in criminal investigations of sexual violence (pre-WW2)