Institute of Historical Research School of Advanced Study University of London

Seminar: Knowledge and Society

30 November 2004

Staffan Müller-Wille (Exeter, ESRC Genomics in Society): The UNESCO Statement on Race: Science as a Motor of Politics

and

Paul Weindling (Oxford Brookes, History): A Therapy for Germany: John West Thompson and the German UNESCO

Senate House, Malet Street, IHR, Wolfson/Pollard Room

Tuesday, 4:00 – 6:30 pm

Convenors: Andrew Mendelsohn, Imperial (History of Science, Technology & Medicine) Mary Morgan, LSE (Economic History)

This seminar replaces ‘New Perspectives in the History of Science,’ which ran at the IHR until recently. It covers the history of the social and natural sciences as well as other ways of knowing and making, and aims to be useful to a wide range of historians and other scholars. It usually runs with two speakers per meeting.

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