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University of Manchester – CHSTM postgraduate lunchtime seminar series programme

///University of Manchester – CHSTM postgraduate lunchtime seminar series programme

University of Manchester – CHSTM postgraduate lunchtime seminar series programme

Please find below the programme for this semester’s CHSTM postgraduate lunchtime seminars.  All are welcome.

UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER, CENTRE FOR THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND MEDICINE LUNCHTIME SEMINARS
February – May 2013
1 p.m. in Room 2.57, Simon Building, Brunswick Street.

19th February     Martin Mahoney, University of East Anglia
The Predictive State: Science, Territory and the Future of the Indian Climate

26th February     Camilla Rostvik, University of Manchester
CERN and cultural engagement – an historical exploration of CERN’s flirtation with the arts

5th March     Katherine Platt, University of Manchester
Supplying infrastructure to the north: Siemens in England prior to WWI

12th March     Roberto Cantoni, University of Manchester
Small powers thinking big: Italian parallel oil diplomacy during the Algerian war

19th March     Sam Robinson, University of Manchester
‘Militant’ Oceanography; Deacon’s ‘Fight for Marine Science’, 1959-1965

23rd April     Stuart Butler, University of Manchester
Imperial hangover or McMahon hangover? The role of science and technology in the self-perception of Britain’s world role

30th April     Andrew Black, University of Manchester
Biomedical Research Policy in Britain: The Medical Research Council, 1945-2000

7th May     Jia-ou Song, University of Manchester
What can we learn about collecting, and public engagement of science from two pioneering galleries in the UK and China? Spotlight on wu (natural artefacts) at the Nantong museum in Jiangsu, and the Food for Thought gallery in the Science Museum, London

14th May     Chris Sirrs, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Risk, Responsibility and Robens: The Regulation of Occupational Health and Safety in Britain, 1961-1974

21st May     Steven Leech, University of Manchester
TBC

28th May     David Singerman, MIT
The empire of purity in the Atlantic sugar world

For more information on any of the above seminars please contact:
[email protected]manchester.ac.uk

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