CHSTM SEMINARS Second Semester 2005

Seminars are held at 4pm in Room 2.57, Second Floor, Simon Building, Brunswick Street, The University of Manchester, M13 9PL

Tea at 3:30 pm. Everyone is welcome.

15th February Matthew Eddy, University of Durham The Aberdeen Agricola: The Chemistry of James Anderson’s Georgics and Geology, 1770-1800

22nd February Alex McKay, UCL Across the Himalayas: The Introduction of Biomedicine to Tibet

1st March Sarah Wilmot, University of Cambridge Brave new technology: the interwar origins of artificial insemination in


8th March Ian Fairlie, Independent Consultant Government Policies on Radiation Risks: the CERRIE Committee Experience

15th March Graeme Gooday, University of Leeds The many deaths of Lord Salisbury’s gardener: historical cultures of electricity and risk

12th April Ilina Singh, LSE Not Just Naughty: 50 Years of Stimulant Drug Advertising

19th April Rosemary Fitzgerald, SOAS Homes of Healing: The Changing World of Women’s Mission Hospitals in Colonial North India, 1870-1914

26th April Bertrand Taithe, University of Manchester Ethics and Heroics: Is there a humanitarian medicine? Médecins sans frontières and the humanitarian dilemma

3rd May Amanda Rees, University of York A place that answers questions: primatological field sites and the making of authentic observations

10th May Iain Chalmers, James Lind Library The evolution of methods for testing treatments during the first half of

the 20th century