Friday 5 October, 1.00pm

Prof. Gregory Radick, University of Leeds

The Role of the Royal Society in the Battle over Mendelism


Friday 12 October, 1.00pm

Professor George Rousseau, University of Oxford

The Notorious Sir John Hill: Georgian Celebrity Science and Attacks on the Royal Society


Wednesday 17 October, 6.30pm

Dr Andrew Hodges, Wadham College, Oxford

Alan Turing: Not Just a Beautiful Mind


Friday 19 October, 1.00pm

Dr Clemency Fisher

The zoological world of Edward Lear


Friday 26 October, 1.00pm

Prof. Elizabeth Valentine

Spooks and spoofs: Psychologists and psychical research in the inter-war years


Friday 2 November, 1.00pm

Ross MacFarlane

Wellcome’s collectors


Friday 9 November, 1.00pm

Dr David Cram

Teaching language to the deaf in the 17th century: the dispute between John Wallis and William Holder


Friday 16 November, 1.00pm

Dr Diane Johnson

Iron from the sky: the potential influence of meteorites on ancient Egyptian culture


Friday 23 November, 1.00pm

Dr Sally Horrocks

Science in the News: Regional Independent Television in the English Midlands during the 1950s and 1960s


Tuesday 27 November, 6.30pm

Prof. Mordechai Feingold and Prof. Jed Buchwald

Newton and the Origin of Civilization