Everyone is very welcome to come to the seminars below:

South Kensington Institute for the History of Technology A collaborative enterprise of the Science Museum and the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, Imperial College

Seminars in the History of Science and Technology, Autumn 2004

Thursday 7 October 2004 Christopher Chilvers, Science Museum, London 1931 – The Year the Science Museum Raised the Red Flag: the Second International Congress of the History of Science and Technology and the Russian Delegation

Thursday 21 October 2004 Cedric Cremiere, Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris and Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine, UCL. Science at the Museum. The Museum of Obstetrical Anatomy of the Clinique Tarnier. Childbirth Medicine in France: 1880-1920

Thursday 4 November 2004 Andreas Meyer, Centre de sociologie de l’innovation, Ecole des Mines, Paris Physiologies of Walking in the 19th Century

Thursday 18 November 2004 Miles Ogborn, Queen Mary University of London Writing Travels: Texts, Ships and the English East India Company

Thursday 2 December 2004 Michael Wright, Science Museum The Antikythera Mechanism

All the seminars will be held in the Science Museum Conference Room, 2nd floor, Imperial College & Science Museum Library, and will begin at 16.30.

For further details please contact Dr Peter Morris, The Science Museum, Exhibition Road, London SW7 2DD. Tel: 0207 942 4167 email: [email protected]