Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of Manchester, UK

Spring Seminars, February – May 2007 Unless otherwise indicated, seminars take place at 4 p.m. in Room 2.57, Simon Building, Brunswick Street. Tea at 3:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

6 February Flurin Condrau, University of Manchester Patients and Power: Social Theory, Politics and Medical Education since World War II

13 February Pratik Chakrabarti, University of Kent The Animal Question: Experiments and Ethics in Colonial Science

20 February Kate Hebblethwaite, Trinity College Dublin Women, Horses, and Doctors: A Troublesome Threesome

————————- Special lecture: The Astra-Zeneca Seminar Series, Faculty of Life Sciences Wednesday, 21 February, 12 noon

Warwick Anderson, University of Wisconsin-Madison Kuru, Cannibalism and a Nobel Prize: Medical Research and Moral Peril in New Guinea

Lecture Theatre, Michael Smith Building ————————

27 February Warwick Anderson, University of Wisconsin-Madison Racial Laboratories and Reproductive Frontiers: The Sciences of Human Hybridity in the Twentieth-Century Pacific

6 March Jim Mills, University of Strathclyde ‘Cocainomania’ and Colonial India: Explaining South Asia’s Cocaine Market, 1900-1930

13 March Daryn Lehoux, University of Manchester Observers, Objects, and the Embedded Eye

20 March Sarah Hodges, University of Warwick Sex and the City in the 1920s and 1930s: Contraceptive Commercialism in South India

17 April Simone Turchetti, Katrina Dean, Simon Naylor, and Martin Siegert, University of Bristol On Thick Ice: Writing the History of Sub-Glacial Exploration in Antarctica

1 May Peter Broks, University of the West of England How to Make Gold and Travel in Time: A Semi-fictional History of Victorian Science

8 May Ed Ramsden, London School of Economics The Rats of NIMH: Rodent Experimentation and Human Population Problems in the Post-war United States

29 May Rima Apple, University of Wisconsin-Madison The Contradictions of Scientific Motherhood: Women, Childcare, and the Politics of Expertise

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