Seminars, February – June 2007 Unless otherwise indicated, seminars take place at 4 p.m. on TUESDAYS in Room 2.57, Simon Building, Brunswick Street, Manchester. Tea at 3:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

26 February Bill Luckin, University of Manchester Slow motoring? Driving, alcohol science, and the law in Britain, 1920-1945

4 March Victoria Long, University of Warwick What was industrial about the Industrial Medical Service? The decline of the healthy factory after the Second World War

8 April Linda Hogle, University of Madison, Wisconsin ‘Cells are like steel mills’: concepts of function, efficacy and production in cell research

15 April Alex Mold, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Doing good by stealth? Voluntary organisations and illegal drugs since the 1960s

****************************************************** 23 April (WEDNESDAY) MANCHESTER HISTORY OF MEDICINE LECTURE Professor Sir David Weatherall, University of Oxford Molecularising medicine Stopford Building, Lecture Theatre A, 5pm ******************************************************

29 April Tracey Loughran, University of Manchester The evolution of a diagnosis: doctors, psychiatric knowledge, and the framing of shell shock in British medical discourse, circa 1860-1930

13 May Joe Cain, University College London Gluing together an epistemic community: evolutionary studies in the 1930s

20 May Hera Cook, University of Birminigham Embodied emotion and class in mid-twentieth century Britain

****************************************************** 27 May CARDWELL MEMORIAL LECTURE IN THE HISTORY OF TECHNOLOGY Professor John Krige, Georgia Institute of Technology The peaceful atom as political weapon: Euratom and US foreign policy in the late 1950s Location to be confirmed ******************************************************

3 June Karen Sayer, Leeds Trinity and All Saints Stimulighting and twilighting battery birds: reassessing the animal as machine in the twentieth century

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