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Twentieth Century Think Tank

The Twentieth Century Think Tank offers broad coverage of 20th- and 21st-century topics in the history, philosophy and sociology of science, technology and medicine. The regular programme of papers and discussions takes place on Thursdays over lunch.

Think Tank meetings are held fortnightly on Thursdays, 1ā€“2pm in Seminar Room 2. All welcome!

Organised by Mary Brazelton, Joseph Martin and Richard Staley.

Lent Term 2018

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18 January Jaume Navarro (University of the Basque Country)
Ether: the multiple lives of a resilient concept
1 February Seung-joon Lee (National University of Singapore)
People's vital minimum: canteens and nutrition science in industrial China
15 February Susan Jones (University of Minnesota)
The homelands of the plague: Soviet disease ecology in Central Asia, 1920sā€“1950s
1 March Siva Arumugam (Cambridge)
Number, probability and community: the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern data model, Monte Carlo simulations and counterfactual futures in cricket