Following the movement of the Imperial College Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine to Kings College London, I am pleased to announce details of the KCL Autumn term seminar series in the history of science, technology and medicine.

Seminars will be held on Wednesdays, 5-6.30pm in room S8.08, on the 8th floor of the Strand Building, London WC2R 2LS. All are welcome to attend. For any queries, please contact [email protected]

2 Oct: Sabine Clark, University of York
Beyond ‘Seeing like a State’: Reflections on the historiography of science and development

9 Oct: Clare Pettit, KCL
Mermaids amongst the Cables: The Abstracted Body and the Telegraphic Touch in the Nineteenth Century

23 Oct: Marcus Hall, University of Zurich
The Benefits of Being Parasitized: symbiosis in world history.

24 Nov: Dennis Stathalopoulos, KCL
Healing Encounters: Medicine as Cultural Exchange, 13th-15th centuries.

4 Dec: Don Avery, University of Western Ontario
Should influenza be considered a biological weapon? A historical and contemporary debate.