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Forthcoming Lectures at the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

The Museum of the History of Science, Oxford has some great free upcoming lectures that will be of interest to us all, so if you can make it, don't miss out! Monday 23 May, 19:00 Buckets, Bollards and Bombs Join Mats Fridlund (Aalto University, Finland) at the Museum as he examines the power of terrorizing things [...]

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Forthcoming Lecture: Who Cares About the History of Science?

2015 Wilkins-Bernal-Medawar Lecture by Professor Hasok Chang, 10 May 2016, 18:30-19:30 (this announcement has been cross-posted from The Royal Society's website) Science is a progressive enterprise, always focused on the future.  So, why should anyone care about the past of science?  Professor Hasok Chang argues that the historical study of science has several important purposes [...]

By |2017-11-10T09:53:22+00:00April 7th, 2016|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, Seminars & Public Lectures, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Forthcoming Lecture: Who Cares About the History of Science?

Lecture: Society for the History of Medieval Science and Technology, Oxford, 14 December

The Society for the History of Medieval Science and Technology will meet on Saturday, 14 December 2013,  at 2.00 p.m. at TORCH (The Oxford Research Centre for the Humanities) at the Racliffe Observatory Quarter (the old Radcliffe Infirmary site) DR GILES GASPER (Department of History and Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Durham University) [...]

By |2013-12-12T10:29:36+00:00December 12th, 2013|Seminars & Public Lectures|Comments Off on Lecture: Society for the History of Medieval Science and Technology, Oxford, 14 December

Ninth Cambridge Wellcome Lecture in the History of Medicine

Department of History and Philosophy of Science University of Cambridge *** The Ninth Cambridge Wellcome Lecture in the History of Medicine *** Thursday 16 January 2014 at 4.30pm Malcolm Nicolson (University of Glasgow) The clinic of the birth: obstetric ultrasound, medical innovation and the clinico-anatomical project Ultrasonic images of the fetus are now ubiquitous. Like [...]

By |2017-11-10T09:53:41+00:00December 9th, 2013|Seminars & Public Lectures|Comments Off on Ninth Cambridge Wellcome Lecture in the History of Medicine

Public Lecture:”The Two Braggs”, Museum of the History of Science, Oxford, Tuesday 3 December

Public Lecture Professor Mike Glazer, "The Two Braggs" Museum of the History of Science Tuesday 3 December, 7pm Admission Free 2013 is the centenary of the first determination of a crystal structure by x-ray diffraction, a technique vital to 20th-century science. This Nobel Prize winning work was the result of a remarkable collaboration between father [...]

By |2017-11-10T09:53:42+00:00December 2nd, 2013|Seminars & Public Lectures|Comments Off on Public Lecture:”The Two Braggs”, Museum of the History of Science, Oxford, Tuesday 3 December

Medical Humanities events at Exeter: Water, Waste, Disease and the Arts; Pathological Bodies; PechaKucha, 10-11 December

Dec 10th Water, Waste, Disease and the Arts University of Exeter, Peter Chalk Centre Time: 6pm-8.30pm Dr Andy Brown and Dr Corinna Wagner, (Dept. of English), will be joined by acclaimed poet Paul Farley, (Edgelands; The ice Age), Professor Michael Depledge, (Chair of the Board of the European Centre for Environment and Human Health),  and [...]

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Prof Regina Blaszczyk Inaugural lecture: “The Colour Revolution”, University of Leeds, Thursday 5 December 2013

The Colour Revolution the inaugural lecture of Professor Regina Lee Blaszczyk Leadership Chair in the History of Business and Society, School of History, University of Leeds Thursday 5 December 2013    6.00pm to 7.00pm  Followed by a wine reception Leeds University Business School, Maurice Keyworth Building, Lecture Theatre G.02 RSVP Fiona Blair: [email protected] The lecture will [...]

By |2013-12-02T17:21:34+00:00December 2nd, 2013|Seminars & Public Lectures|Comments Off on Prof Regina Blaszczyk Inaugural lecture: “The Colour Revolution”, University of Leeds, Thursday 5 December 2013

Michaelmas Term 2013 Seminars in the History of Medicine, Oxford – Seth LeJacq, 11 November

Michaelmas Term 2013 Seminar Series At: The Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine Seminar Room, 47 Banbury Road, Oxford Coffee is available from 2.00pm - Seminars begin at 2.15pm prompt 'Structures of Medical Knowledge' Conveners: Drs Erica Charters and Elise Smith Week 5 - 11 November Seth LeJacq, Johns Hopkins University Reading the Sodomitical [...]

By |2013-11-05T15:01:03+00:00November 5th, 2013|Seminars & Public Lectures|Comments Off on Michaelmas Term 2013 Seminars in the History of Medicine, Oxford – Seth LeJacq, 11 November

Tabitha Sparks at the Birkbeck Forum for Nineteenth-Century Studies – 11 November

On Monday 11 November 2013, the Birkbeck Forum for Nineteenth-Century Studies will feature Tabitha Sparks (McGill) presenting on 'The Symbolic Economy of Disease in Sensation and Satire: Lady Audley's Secret and Dr Phillips: A Maida Vale Idyll' from 6:00-8:00pm in the Peltz Gallery at 43 Gordon Square, London, UK, WC1H 0PD. Julia Frankau's Dr Phillips: [...]

By |2017-11-10T09:53:44+00:00November 1st, 2013|Seminars & Public Lectures|Comments Off on Tabitha Sparks at the Birkbeck Forum for Nineteenth-Century Studies – 11 November

History of Pre-Modern Medicine seminar, Wellcome Trust, 5th November

The next seminar in the 2013-14 History of Pre-Modern Medicine series will take place on Tuesday, 5th November. Details: Hannah Newton (Cambridge) "Nature's Office and Work": Defeating Disease in Early Modern England, 1580-1720 Abstract: The 'golden saying' in early modern medicine was 'Natura est morborum medicatrix', or 'Nature is the healer of disease'. Taking the [...]

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