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Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine and Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine. Room 3.29, 3rd Floor, Maths Tower, Oxford Road, Manchester University. 4.00pm Tuesdays (unless otherwise noted). Tea from 3.30 pm, Room 3.04.

14th October ORNELLA MOSCUCCI, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine ‘Out of the shadows: the cancer problem in England, 1870- 1960’

Tuesday 21st October- Cardwell Lecture ARNOLD THACKRAY, Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia ‘John Dalton, Manchester Man’ Please contact [email protected] for tickets (for which there is no charge) 7.30pm, Renold Building, UMIST

Thursday 30th October – History of Medicine Lecture SEMIR ZEKI, University College London ‘Ambiguity in art and in the brain’ 5.30 pm, Lecture Theatre 2, Stopford Building

4th November ROD EDMOND, University of Kent at Canterbury ‘Colonies of disease: the practice of isolation in metropole and empire during the nineteenth century’

11th November OSKAR BLUMTRITT, Deutsches Museum, Munich ‘Measurement in early radio science: a link between science and technology?’

18th November SHULA MARKS, Emeritus Professor, SOAS ‘The silent scourge? Silicosis, respiratory disease and gold- mining in South Africa’

25th November BILL LUCKIN, Bolton Institute ‘Environmental justice, environmental history: Britain and the USA, 1970-2000’

2nd December STEPHEN MOSLEY, University of Birmingham ‘Smoke and the city: atmospheric pollution and urban health in Victorian and Edwardian Manchester’

9th December, 4.30pm ELAINE HOBBY, Loughborough University ‘The birth of the early-modern midwifery manual in English’

For more information on CHSTM and the Wellcome Unit, including informal seminars and late changes to the above, see