STS Seminars, First Term 2008-2009

October 6. Professor Steve Jones (UCL). Is man just another animal? start time: 5:00 location: Medical Sciences AV Hill LT, UCL.

October 20. Dr. Robert Bud (Science Museum) Conceiving the idea of ‘applied science’ in 19th century Britain: Kantians meet Comtians in a new industrial society. start time: 5:00 location: room G3, 22 Gordon Square. map

October 27. Dr. Thomas Dixon (Queen Mary, University of London) Question Time: a Discussion of Science and Religion: a Very Short Introduction (STS One Book for 2008-2009) STS Seminar Series. start time: 5:00 location: AV Hill LT.

November 10. Professor Hal Cook (Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine, UCL) Joint STS/Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine Seminar Commerce and Science in the 17th Century start time: 5:00 location: Medical Sciences AV Hill LT, UCL.

November 12. 12th annual Robert Edmond Grant Lecture. Professor Hugh Torrens (emeritus, Keele University) Mary Anning: “The greatest fossilist the world ever knew” start time: 4:30 location: JZ Young Lecture Theatre, Anatomy Building, UCL.

November 24. Professor John Milton (King’s College, London) The Mechanization of the World-Picture: What and Why. start time: 5:00 location: room G3, 22 Gordon Square.

December 08. Dr Daniel Neyland (Oxford) Surveillance, accountability and organisational failure: The story of Jean Charles de Menezes. STS Seminar Series. start time: 5:00 location: room G3, 22 Gordon Square.