Seminars at the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of Manchester 2009
All seminars take place at 4pm, in room 2.57 of the Simon Building. Everyone is welcome
Rosemary Elliot, University of Glasgow.
‘Der neue Trend – no smoking, please!’: creating the non-smoker in post-war West Germany
Lorraine Daston, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin.
Reflections on “Objectivity” and its Critics, One Year After.
‘There is Another Smell of a Nobody’: William Golding, the New People and the Other.
Mathew Grant, University of Sheffield.
Imagining Nuclear War: Discourses of Destruction and Survival in 1950s Britain.
Peter Bowler, Queen’s University, Belfast.
Science Magazines and Serials in Early Twentieth Century Britain.
Harriet Ritvo, Visiting Simon Fellow, MIT, USA.
Counting Sheep in the English Lake District: Rare Breeds, Local Knowledge, and Environmental History.
Andy Pickering, University of Exeter.
Sketches of Another Future: Cybernetics in Britain, 1940-2000.
Roger Cooter, UCL.
An Anti-History of Medical Ethics: From the Enlightenment to the Era of Neuroscience.
Neil Pemberton and Michael Worboys, University of Manchester.
Pedigree Chums: Breeding and Feeding in the Making of the Modern Dog.
Susan Lederer, University of Wisconsin — Madison.
Doctors, Diets and Nutrition
Jeff Hughes, University of Manchester
British Science’s ‘New Jerusalem’? Government, the Royal Society and Postwar Science