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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.

Easter Term 2018

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3 May Siva Arumugam (Cambridge)
Number, probability and community: the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern data model, Monte Carlo simulations and counterfactual futures in cricket
17 May Renny Thomas (University of Delhi)
Science, scientific method and rationality: Nehru's engagement with Ayurveda
Wed 30 May Sonja Amadae (MIT)
Before Trump: the neoliberal–illiberal alliance of the IMF and WTO with the Shanghai Cooperation Organization
5.00–6.30pm (note unusual day and time)