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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, 1–2pm in Seminar Room 2. All welcome!

Organised by Mary Brazelton, Joseph Martin and Richard Staley.

Lent Term 2019

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17 January Mary Brazelton, Simon Schaffer, Charu Singh and Richard Staley (University of Cambridge)
Decolonising the history of science curriculum
31 January Freddy Foks (History, Cambridge)
Constructing the field: power, persona and paper tools
14 February Audra J. Wolfe (Independent Scholar)
A political history of apolitical science
28 February Paolo Heywood (Social Anthropology, Cambridge)
Making difference: queer activism and anthropological theory