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Research seminar series in the history of science, technology and medicine

Held on Wednesdays at 16.00-17.30 in S8.08, Strand Building.

All are welcome. Please contact Dr Chris Manias if you have any queries. 


3 May:  Dorothee Brantz (TU Berlin)   

The Urban Discovery of Nature: Science, Zoos, and Natural History Museums in Berlin.                        

10 May:  Elma Brenner (Wellcome). 

Water and Health in Late Medieval Normandy.

Joint event with CLAMS: to be held 16:00-19:00, S3.32 (for full details, see: )

17 May:  John Tresch (Pennsylvania)   

The Forging Of American Science: Edgar Allan Poe, Alexander Dallas Bache, And P.T. Barnum In Philadelphia And New York c.1840.         

24 May: Dr Orly Lewis (Berlin).

Exploring, Interpreting and Understanding the Body in the fourth and third centuries BC.

Joint event with the Centre for Hellenic Studies: to be held 16:00-18:00, in the Anatomy Museum, 6th floor King’s Building (for full details, see: )

 31 May:  Rohan Deb Roy (Reading)   

Vectors Of Empire: Mosquitoes In British India And Beyond, 1890-1950.      

7 June: Victoria Lee (Ohio).

Screening for Gifts: Japanese Microbial Gardens and Their Uses.




Additional Events

Thursday 29 June, 17: Professor Scott Podolksy (Harvard University)
Department of History Open Space, 8th floor, Strand Building, 17.30-19.00

Annual Lecture in the History of Medicine, 2017: The Antibiotic Era: Reform, Resistance, and the Pursuit of a Rational Therapeutics

For full details, please see:


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