Institute of Historical Research School of Advanced Study University of London

Seminars: Knowledge and Society Autumn Term 2004

5 October 2004

Niels Brimnes (Univ of Aarhus, Denmark, History): “Vikings against Tuberculosis: The International Tuberculosis Campaign in India, 1948-51” and

Sanjoy Bhattacharya (UCL, Wellcome Trust Centre): “Mammon Fettered: External Funding Agencies in the Indian Smallpox Eradication Programme, 1960-77”

30 November 2004

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


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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