Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of Manchester, UK Seminar List, October – December 2005

Seminars are held at 4pm in Room 2.57, Second Floor, Simon Building, Brunswick Street, The University of Manchester, M13 9PL, UK. Tea at 3:30 pm. Everyone is welcome.


4th October Anke Bernau, University of Manchester L’origine du monde: A short history of virginity in medical literature

11th October Amanda Rees, Sociology Department,University of York A place that answers questions: primatological field sites and the making of authentic observations

18th October David Kirby, CHSTM Scientists on the set: science consultants and the communication of science through fictional films

25th October Staffan Mueller-Wille, University of Exeter Inscription technologies in early Mendelism

1st November Adrian Wilson, University of Leeds The ‘birth of the clinic’ reconsidered

8th November Mark Jenner, University of York Title to be confirmed

15th November Iwan Rhys Morus, University of Aberystwyth Title to be confirmed

22nd November Steve Sturdy, University of Edinburgh Knowing Cases: the ‘case method’ of teaching pathology in Edinburgh 1913-1920

29th November CARDWELL LECTURE John Heilbron (Yale and Oxford) Air-pumps, cyclotrons and black boxes: experimental apparatus as nascent technology NOTE: To be held in the Renold Building, North Campus, Lecture Theatre C2 at 6 pm (tea at 5:30)

6th December Marcos Cueto, Cayetano Heredia University,Lima The Cold War, malaria eradication and Latin America in the 1950s

13th December W Bernard Carlson, University of Virginia Title to be confirmed