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Department of History and Philosophy of Science


Part II students' guide: Dissertation

Seminars are held in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

Lent Term
Part II Dissertation Seminar Thu 2pm (weeks 5–8)
Wed 2pm (weeks 5–8)

Dissertation seminars are held on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 2pm in the second half of Lent Term. The seminars will each last about an hour and a half.

All Part II students who are writing a dissertation must attend two of these seminars.

You must attend one seminar that has been specified by the Department. At this seminar you will be expected to give a brief presentation (about 5 minutes) on the topic of your dissertation, after which there will be a discussion. You may choose the second seminar that you are going to attend from the remaining seminars.