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This is a list of seminars, workshops and special lectures happening throughout the University that are relevant to History and Philosophy of Science. Please contact David Thompson if you would like a talk or series included in this list.

The more concise Department of History and Philosophy of Science list shows only the Department’s own talks.

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The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure - seminar series

Regional Man-land Relationship in the Northern Chinese Frontier in History

Please note earlier start time of 12.10pm. Sandwiches and fruit will be available at the start.

UserProfessor Deng Hui, Peking University .

HouseSeminar Room, Main Geography Department Building, Downing Place.

ClockMonday 13 July 2015, 12:10-13:00

ReproSoc

Metabolic, Filmic, and Genetic Accounts of Time in Embryonic Life

UserHannah Landecker (the Acting Director of The UCLA Institute for Society and Genetics).

HouseYusuf Hamied Lecture Theatre, Christ's College.

ClockTuesday 23 June 2015, 16:00-17:30

Philosophy Events

Routledge Lecture in Philosophy: 'Partiality'

UserProf Judith Jarvis Thomson, MIT.

HouseSidgwick Hall, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 15 June 2015, 17:30-18:30

HPS History Workshop

Tuning out knowledge: radio interface design in interwar Britain

UserBrandon Jackson (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 10 June 2015, 17:00-18:00

HPS History Workshop

Rock, paper, patents: between intellectual property and embodied knowledge

UserJenny Bulstrode (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 27 May 2015, 17:00-18:00

Rausing Lecture

Metallurgy and Chinese civilisation: an historical overview

Twentieth Annual Hans Rausing Lecture

UserJianjun Mei (Needham Research Institute, Cambridge).

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene't Street.

ClockThursday 21 May 2015, 16:30-18:00

HPS History Workshop

John von Neumann, Alan Turing and the origins of cellular automata

UserJonnie Penn (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 13 May 2015, 17:00-18:00

HPS History Workshop

Pedagogy and the vernacular in medieval astronomy

UserSeb Falk (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 29 April 2015, 17:00-18:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

The American States and Their Police Power, 1789-1931

Please note the change of venue: this seminar will be held in the WINSTANLEY LECTURE THEATRE at Trinity College, the entrance to which lies directly opposite the Trinity porters' lodge.

UserProf. Gary Gerstle (University of Cambridge).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre, Blue Boar Court, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 27 April 2015, 17:00-18:45

Cabinet of Natural History

Beavers, brains, behaviour: the natural histories of 1950s psychiatry

UserKathryn Schoefert (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 27 April 2015, 13:00-14:15

Twentieth Century Think Tank

The 'Aeroplane Gaze': looking up in 1909

UserPatrick Ellis (University of California, Berkeley).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockThursday 12 March 2015, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Technology Development

UserDr Hermann Hauser, Amadeus Capital Partners.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 06 March 2015, 17:30-18:30

HPS History Workshop

Newtonian politics

UserJason Grier (York University, Canada).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 04 March 2015, 17:00-18:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Early Hobbes

UserProf. Alan Cromartie (University of Reading).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 02 March 2015, 17:00-18:45

Darwin College Lecture Series

Economic Development

UserDr Ha-Joon Chang, Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 27 February 2015, 17:30-18:30

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Psychometric validation as theory avoidance

UserAnna Alexandrova (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 25 February 2015, 13:00-14:30

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

Sea monsters to sonar: mapping the Polar oceans

UserLt Cdr Dr John Ash, Scott Polar Research Institute.

HouseEmmanuel College (Gardner Room).

ClockTuesday 24 February 2015, 17:30-19:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Jan Swammerdam's visions of nature

UserClaire Sabel (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 23 February 2015, 13:00-14:15

Darwin College Lecture Series

Biomimicry - Development of Sustainable Design

UserMichael Pawlyn, Exploration Architecture.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 20 February 2015, 17:30-18:30

HPS History Workshop

The making of the midlife crisis: psychology and feminism in the 1970s

UserSusanne Schmidt (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 18 February 2015, 17:00-18:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Emergent chance (jointly authored with Marcus Pivato)

UserChristian List (London School of Economics and Political Science).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 18 February 2015, 13:00-14:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Is there a republican model of democracy?

UserProf. Andreas Niederberger (University of Duisberg-Essen).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 16 February 2015, 17:00-18:45

Darwin College Lecture Series

Development of Climate Science

UserProfessor Dame Julia Slingo, Met Office.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 13 February 2015, 17:30-18:30

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Pragmatism and the possibility of (no) naturalistic metaphysics

UserJonathan Knowles (NTNU – Norwegian University of Science and Technology).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 11 February 2015, 13:00-14:30

Cabinet of Natural History

Visions of useful nature in late-colonial Central America (c. 1770–1821)

UserSophie Brockmann (Institute of Latin American Studies, University of London).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 09 February 2015, 13:00-14:15

Darwin College Lecture Series

Developing a Sense of Self

UserProfessor Bruce Hood, Bristol.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 06 February 2015, 17:30-18:30

HPS History Workshop

Finding drugs: Russia and the early modern global medicines trade, 1550–1750

UserClare Griffin (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 04 February 2015, 17:00-18:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Development of Galaxies

UserProfessor Richard Ellis, Caltech.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 30 January 2015, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Development of an Athlete

UserDr Katherine Grainger, Olympic Gold Medallist.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 23 January 2015, 17:30-18:30

HPS History Workshop

Research in psychiatry at a time of therapeutic optimism

UserKathryn Schoefert (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 21 January 2015, 17:00-18:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Reprogramming Animal Development

UserProfessor Sir John Gurdon, Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 16 January 2015, 17:30-18:30

ReproSoc

A history of events leading to the birth of Louise Brown

UserProfessor Martin Johnson and Dr Kay Elder.

HouseYusuf Hamied Lecture Theatre, Christ's College.

ClockThursday 11 December 2014, 17:30-19:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Bureaucracy and Moral Agency: Practices of the Self at the Frontlines of Public Service

Please note the change of venue: this seminar will be held in the WINSTANLEY LECTURE THEATRE at Trinity College, the entrance to which lies directly opposite the Trinity porters' lodge.

UserBernardo Zacka (Christ's College, University of Cambridge).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre, Blue Boar Court, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 01 December 2014, 17:00-18:45

HPS History Workshop

Crystals and optics: Huygens and Wollaston

UserSteve Irish (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 26 November 2014, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

Early-modern maps in mirror image

UserProfessor Paul Harvey, University of Durham.

HouseEmmanuel College (Gardner Room).

ClockTuesday 25 November 2014, 17:30-19:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Dystopia: For Dummies

Please note the change of venue: this seminar will be held in the WINSTANLEY LECTURE THEATRE at Trinity College, the entrance to which lies directly opposite the Trinity porters' lodge.

UserProfessor Greg Claeys (Royal Holloway, University of London).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre, Blue Boar Court, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 24 November 2014, 17:00-18:45

Cabinet of Natural History

Collecting natural history: Sloane's 'Vegetable Substances'

UserVictoria Pickering (Queen Mary University of London and Natural History Museum, London).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 24 November 2014, 13:00-14:15

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Title to be confirmed

Please note change of date and time

UserEleanor Knox (King's College London).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockFriday 21 November 2014, 14:00-15:30

HPS History Workshop

Newton's chronology and the tradition of universal history

Please note change of date

UserTimothy Rees Jones (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 19 November 2014, 17:00-18:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Thomas Paine's Democratic Thought

Please note the change of venue: this seminar will be held in the WINSTANLEY LECTURE THEATRE at Trinity College, the entrance to which lies directly opposite the Trinity porters' lodge.

UserDr Robert Lamb (University of Exeter).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre, Blue Boar Court, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 17 November 2014, 17:00-18:45

Cabinet of Natural History

W.B. Carpenter and the wonder of microscopy

UserEmma Pyle (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 17 November 2014, 13:00-14:15

Twentieth Century Think Tank

Visual STS

UserPeter Galison (Harvard University).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockThursday 13 November 2014, 13:00-14:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Raymond Aron and the Origins of the "End of Ideology"

UserDr Iain Stewart (Queen Mary, University of London).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 03 November 2014, 17:00-18:45

Twentieth Century Think Tank

Brownian motion pictures

UserCharlotte Bigg (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Centre Alexandre Koyré, Paris).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockThursday 30 October 2014, 13:00-14:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Farewell to content

UserKim Sterelny (Australian National University).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 29 October 2014, 13:00-14:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Concern for Oneself and for Others in Porphyry's Ethics of "On Abstinence"

Please note the change of venue: this seminar will be held in the WINSTANLEY LECTURE THEATRE at Trinity College, the entrance to which lies directly opposite the Trinity porters' lodge.

UserDr Miira Tuominen (University of Helsinki).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre, Blue Boar Court, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 27 October 2014, 17:00-18:45

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Nietzsche's Perfect State

UserDr Hugo Drochon (University of Cambridge).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 20 October 2014, 17:00-18:45

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

The realist stance

Note unusual day and time

UserAnjan Chakravartty (University of Notre Dame).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockThursday 16 October 2014, 12:30-14:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Michael Oakeshott and the Idea of Totalitarianism

UserProfessor Andrew Gamble (University of Sheffield).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 13 October 2014, 17:00-18:45

Cabinet of Natural History

Jean André Peyssonnel and the coral island

UserSusannah Gibson (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 13 October 2014, 13:00-14:15

Department of History and Philosophy of Science

Nature, culture and philosophy

Inaugural Lecture by Professor Tim Lewens

UserTim Lewens (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HousePeterhouse Lecture Theatre, Trumpington Street.

ClockFriday 20 June 2014, 16:30-18:00

The Fitzwilliam Museum

Making sense of the Whipple Museum’s Muggletonian astronomical prints

UserDr Joshua Nall, Assistant Curator, Whipple Museum of the History of Science.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 18 June 2014, 13:15-14:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Representationalism and pragmatism

UserPiotr Szalek (Catholic University of Lublin, Poland).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockFriday 13 June 2014, 12:00-13:00

Philosophy Events

Routledge Lecture in Philosophy: Acting and Thinking Together

UserProf. Michael Bratman, Stanford University.

House Lecture Theatre, Trinity Hall..

ClockThursday 12 June 2014, 17:30-18:30

Cabinet of Natural History

The sources of Charles Darwin's work on animal reasoning

UserFrancis Neary (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 26 May 2014, 13:00-14:15

HPS History Workshop

Pastoral modernism: the flying machine's arrival over the English countryside

UserCaitlin Doherty (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 21 May 2014, 17:00-18:00

Rausing Lecture

Waste, value and radioactive excess in Africa

Nineteenth Annual Hans Rausing Lecture

UserGabrielle Hecht (University of Michigan).

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene't Street.

ClockMonday 19 May 2014, 16:30-18:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

What is empathy? A genealogical account

UserRiana Betzler (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockFriday 16 May 2014, 12:00-13:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Why do societies work? Persistence and functional explanation

POSTPONED

UserAdrian Boutel (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 14 May 2014, 13:00-14:30

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

Land surveying in the post-Roman West

UserJohn Blair, The Queen's College, Oxford.

HouseEmmanuel College (Gardner Room).

ClockTuesday 06 May 2014, 17:30-19:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Statelessness in International Political and Legal Thought, 1921-1935

Comment: Duncan Kelly (Jesus College, Cambridge)

UserMira Siegelberg (Harvard University).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 10 March 2014, 17:00-18:45

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues & Metaphor

UserDr Rowan Williams, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 07 March 2014, 17:30-18:30

HPS Philosophy Workshop

The prospects for Darwinian imperialism

UserAndrew Buskell (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockFriday 07 March 2014, 12:00-13:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Edmund Burke and the French Revolution before the Reflections

UserRichard Bourke (Queen Mary, University of London).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 03 March 2014, 17:00-18:45

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues & Economic Collapse

UserProfessor Ian Morris, Stanford University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 28 February 2014, 17:30-18:30

Philosophy Events

Existential Risk: Surviving the 21st Century

UserHuw Price, Martin Rees and Jaan Tallinn.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockWednesday 26 February 2014, 17:30-18:45

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

The terrestrial globe under globalisation

UserJerry Brotton (Professor of Renaissance Studies, Queen Mary, University of London).

HouseEmmanuel College (Gardner Room).

ClockTuesday 25 February 2014, 17:30-19:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

'If it be without contention': Hobbes on Difference without Disagreement

Comment: Richard Tuck (Harvard University)

UserTeresa Bejan (Columbia University).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 24 February 2014, 17:00-18:45

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Human Plague

UserProfessor Stephen Emmott, Microsoft Research.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 21 February 2014, 17:30-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Bentham as Conspiracy Theorist

UserDavid Runciman (University of Cambridge).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 17 February 2014, 17:00-18:45

Cabinet of Natural History

Skeletons in the cabinet and the Grand Tour of anatomy

UserMargaret Carlyle (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 17 February 2014, 13:00-14:15

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues, Populations & Survival

UserProfessor Stephen J O'Brien, St Petersburg State University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 14 February 2014, 17:30-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Philosophical History in Hannah Arendt’s Political Thought

Comment: Robert Fine (University of Warwick)

UserWaseem Yaqoob (Pembroke College, Cambridge).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 10 February 2014, 17:00-18:45

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Nature of Plagues

UserProfessor Angela McLean, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 07 February 2014, 17:30-18:30

HPS Philosophy Workshop

What is evidence?

UserMatt Penfold (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockFriday 07 February 2014, 12:00-13:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Human nature: from theory to practice

UserTim Lewens (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 05 February 2014, 13:00-14:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Postmarxism, Radical Democracy, and the Machiavellian Moment

UserWarren Breckman (University of Pennsylvania/Humboldt University).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 03 February 2014, 17:00-18:45

Darwin College Lecture Series

Silicon Plagues

UserMikko H Hypponen, CRO F-Secure & columnist.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 31 January 2014, 17:30-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Radical Atheism: Jean Meslier in Context

Comment: Michael Sonenscher (King’s College, Cambridge)

UserCharles Devellennes (University of Kent).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 27 January 2014, 17:00-18:45

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues & History

UserProfessor Chris Dobson, Dr Mary Dobson, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 24 January 2014, 17:30-18:30

HPS Philosophy Workshop

The medicalisation of love

UserBrian Earp (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockFriday 24 January 2014, 12:00-13:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Propensities and pragmatism

UserMauricio Suarez (Complutense University of Madrid).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 22 January 2014, 13:00-14:30

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

The multiple inventions of transgenic mice

UserDmitriy Myelnikov (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockTuesday 21 January 2014, 17:00-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues & Medicine

UserProfessor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 17 January 2014, 17:30-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

E. P. Thompson, Judith Shklar and the Implications of 'Antipolitics'

Comment: Stefan Collini (Cambridge)

UserTim Rogan (St Catharine's College, Cambridge) .

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 02 December 2013, 17:00-18:45

Cabinet of Natural History

The sources of Charles Darwin's work on animal reasoning

CANCELLED

UserFrancis Neary (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 02 December 2013, 13:00-14:15

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Kant on Rebellion and the Mere Idea of Popular Rule

UserChristopher Meckstroth (University of Cambridge).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 25 November 2013, 17:00-18:45

Cabinet of Natural History

Bringing up the body: psychology and embodiment in the 20th century

UserAndrew Buskell (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 25 November 2013, 13:00-14:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Ontic structural realism and economics: the unwanted gift

UserRaj Patel (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 13 November 2013, 17:00-18:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Willi Hennig and philosophy

UserCharissa Varma (Darwin Correspondence Project).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 11 November 2013, 13:00-14:15

HPS History Workshop

Illustrating Enlightenment science: women at the margins in 18th-century France

UserMargaret Carlyle (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 06 November 2013, 17:00-18:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Citizenship, War and the Origins of International Ethics in American Political Philosophy 1960-1975

Comment: Christopher Brooke (University of Bristol)

UserKatrina Forrester (St John's College, Cambridge) .

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 04 November 2013, 17:00-18:45

Political Thought and Intellectual History

What Makes Representation Democratic?

UserSofia Näsström (Uppsala University).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 28 October 2013, 17:00-18:45

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Individual risk: does it exist?

UserPhil Dawid (Statistical Laboratory, Univeristy of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 23 October 2013, 13:00-14:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Not Talking But Thinking: Democratic Deliberation in Classical Athens

Comment: David Runciman (POLIS)

UserDaniela Cammack (Harvard Society of Fellows) .

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 21 October 2013, 17:00-18:45

Philosophy Events

Inaugural lecture: Logic and Assertion

UserProfessor Michael Potter, University of Cambridge.

HouseLittle Hall, Sidgwick Site.

ClockFriday 18 October 2013, 17:30-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

What is Liberalism?

UserDuncan Bell (Christ's College).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 14 October 2013, 17:00-18:45

Philosophy Events

The logic of "nothing" from Homer to Heidegger

UserProfessor Alex Oliver, University of Cambridge.

HouseLittle Hall, Sidgwick Site.

ClockFriday 11 October 2013, 17:00-18:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Rationality in extraordinary science

CANCELLED

UserVashka dos Remedios (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 12 June 2013, 17:00-18:00

HPS History Workshop

Laughing at the doctors: satire and public practice, 1660–1720

UserMichelle Wallis (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 05 June 2013, 17:00-18:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

The entrenchment of metaphors in scientific practice

UserAnna de Bruyckere (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 29 May 2013, 17:00-18:00

Rausing Lecture

Coal, steam and ships: economic historians versus historians of technology?

Eighteenth Annual Hans Rausing Lecture

UserCrosbie Smith (University of Kent).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre, Trinity College.

ClockThursday 23 May 2013, 16:30-18:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Seeing with words: tours, surveys and agricultural improvement in Britain, c.1770–c.1820

UserSimon Nightingale (Visiting Scholar, Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 20 May 2013, 13:00-14:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Explanation in neuroscience

UserZina Ward (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 15 May 2013, 17:00-18:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Antenatal affairs: discourses of pregnancy and the unborn c.1900

UserSalim Al-Gailani (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 13 May 2013, 13:00-14:15

The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure - seminar series

Sample-selection bias in the historical heights literature

Sandwiches and fruit will be available from 12.30

UserProfessor Tim Guinnane, Department of Economics, Yale University.

HouseHB101, Sir William Hardy Building Seminar Room.

ClockMonday 13 May 2013, 12:45-14:00

HPS History Workshop

Liebig's vampire: agricultural chemistry and the embodied earth in mid-19th century Britain

UserSimon Nightingale (Visiting Scholar, Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 08 May 2013, 17:00-18:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

J. G. A. Pocock and the Idea of the 'Cambridge School' in the History of Political Thought

Comment: Richard Bourke (Queen Mary)

UserSam James (Jesus College, Cambridge).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 06 May 2013, 17:00-18:45

The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure - seminar series

State Constitutional Commitment to Health and Health Care and Population Health Outcomes: Evidence from Historical U.S. Data

Sandwiches and fruit will be available from 12.30

UserDr Hiroaki Muppy Matsuura, School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, University of Oxford.

HouseHB101, Sir William Hardy Building Seminar Room.

ClockMonday 06 May 2013, 12:45-14:00

Twentieth Century Think Tank

Digital maps and minimal animals in movement ecology

UserEtienne Benson (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockThursday 25 April 2013, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

The natural history of the Chihuahua: canine mythology and the science of breeding

Postponed from 4 March

UserDavid Feller (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 18 March 2013, 13:00-14:15

HPS History Workshop

Varieties of tacit knowledge

UserTim Rogan (Faculty of History).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 13 March 2013, 17:00-18:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Harvesting toads in South Africa for pregnancy testing in Britain

UserJesse Olszynko-Gryn (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 11 March 2013, 13:00-14:15

The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure - seminar series

Clerical policy and local population studies: christening fees in Georgian Westminster

Sandwiches and fruit will be available from 12.30

UserProf. Jeremy Boulton, School of History, Classics and Archaeology, University of Newcastle.

HouseSeminar Room, Main Building, Dept of Geography .

ClockMonday 11 March 2013, 12:45-14:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight in Ancient Mesopotamia

UserProfessor Francesca Rochberg, University of California, Berkeley.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 08 March 2013, 17:30-18:30

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Scientific discovery and Wittgenstein's hinges

UserMinwoo Seo (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 06 March 2013, 17:00-18:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

'Society' in British Political Thought, c. 1930 to 1960: Some Rival Conceptions of 'Positivism'

Joint Session with the Modern British History Seminar

UserJose Harris (University of Oxford).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 04 March 2013, 17:00-18:45

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight and Self-Control

UserProfessor Terrie Moffitt, Duke University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 01 March 2013, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

How were maps produced? A look at old and new surveying methods

UserChris Burgoyne (Department of Engineering and Emmanuel College, Cambridge).

HouseEmmanuel College (Old Library).

ClockTuesday 26 February 2013, 17:30-19:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Malthus and the Doctrine of Utility

Commentator: Donald Winch (University of Sussex)

UserNiall O'Flaherty (King's College, London).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 25 February 2013, 17:00-18:45

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foreseeing Space Weather

UserDr Jim Wild, Lancaster University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 22 February 2013, 17:30-18:30

Philosophy Events

Routledge Lecture in Philosophy: Responsibility, Moral and Otherwise

UserSusan Wolf (University of North Carolina) .

HouseLittle Hall, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 21 February 2013, 17:30-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

'This Melancholy Labyrinth': Magistrates and Order in the Early Nineteenth-Century British Empire

Commentator: Michael Lobban (Queen Mary, London)

UserLauren Benton (New York University).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 18 February 2013, 17:00-18:45

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight in Music

UserProfessor Nicholas Cook, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 15 February 2013, 17:30-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Histories of Thought and Comparative Political Theory: The Thesis of 'Chinese Origins for Western Knowledge,' 1860-1895

Commentator: John Dunn (King's College, Cambridge)

UserLeigh Jenco (London School of Economics and Political Science).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 11 February 2013, 17:00-18:45

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight in Scientific Method

UserProfessor Hasok Chang, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 08 February 2013, 17:30-18:30

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

Selection and maximization

UserJonathan Birch (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockThursday 07 February 2013, 16:30-18:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

The Charismatic Sword: Thomas Müntzer’s Theology of Violence

UserMatthias Riedl (Central European University).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 04 February 2013, 17:00-18:45

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight and Fiction

UserRobert J Sawyer, Author.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 01 February 2013, 17:30-18:30

Darwin Society (Christ's)

The Only Scientist in Politics

UserJulian Huppert MP.

HouseLloyd Room, Christ's College.

ClockThursday 31 January 2013, 19:00-20:30

HPS History Workshop

Common sense and phrenology

UserSean Dyde (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 30 January 2013, 17:00-18:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

The Third Earl of Shaftesbury and the Defence of Humane Learning

Commentator: Richard Serjeantson (Trinity College, Cambridge)

UserKaren Collis (University of Oxford).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 28 January 2013, 17:00-18:45

The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure - seminar series

Populating 19th century Siam: war/capture/resettlement versus the recruitment of free labour in a southeast Asian demographic system

Sandwiches and fruit will be available from 12.30

UserDr Amornrat Bunnag, Academic Officer, Centre of Doctrine and Strategic Development, Army Training Command, Bangkok..

HouseSeminar Room, Main Building, Dept of Geography .

ClockMonday 28 January 2013, 12:45-14:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight in Journalism

UserMs Bridget Kendall, BBC.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 25 January 2013, 17:30-18:30

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

Poet of progress: serendipity and the search for Erasmus Darwin

UserPatricia Fara (Department of History and Philosophy of Science and Clare College, Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockThursday 24 January 2013, 16:30-18:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

More models, more problems?

UserRune Nyrup (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 23 January 2013, 17:00-18:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight in Ancient Civilisations

UserProfessor Sir Geoffrey Lloyd, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 18 January 2013, 17:30-18:30

Wellcome Lecture in the History of Medicine

Generatio: medieval debates about procreation, heredity and 'bioethics'

UserMaaike van der Lugt (Université Paris Diderot – Paris 7 / Institut Universitaire de France).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockThursday 17 January 2013, 16:30-18:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Objectivity in psychology – a Kantian perspective

UserKatharina Kraus (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 21 November 2012, 17:00-18:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

The Passions in Hobbes's Political Philosophy

Comment: Michael Edwards (University of Cambridge)

UserRaffaella Santi (University of Urbino).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 19 November 2012, 17:00-18:45

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Aesthetics in science

UserAngela Breitenbach (Philosophy, Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 14 November 2012, 13:00-14:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Historicisms and counter-historicisms in the seventeenth century

Comment: Scott Mandelbrote (Cambridge)

UserNick Hardy (University of Cambridge).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 12 November 2012, 17:00-18:45

Twentieth Century Think Tank

The Peckham Experiment

UserBoris Jardine (Science Museum, London).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockThursday 08 November 2012, 13:00-14:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Hobbes and Sexual Desire

UserNoel Malcolm (All Souls College, University of Oxford).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 05 November 2012, 17:00-18:45

Philosophy Events

Inaugural Lecture: Where would we be without counterfactuals?

UserHuw Price (Faculty of Philosophy).

HouseLB3, Lecture Block, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 01 November 2012, 17:30-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

The nature of dominion in De Justa Reipublicae Christianae Authoritate (1590)

Comment: Harro Hopfl (Essex)

UserSophie Nicholls (University of Oxford).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 29 October 2012, 17:00-18:45

Cabinet of Natural History

Local medicines in a global empire: collecting medicinal plants in eighteenth-century Spanish Central America

Please note change of speaker and topic

UserSophie Brockmann (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 29 October 2012, 13:00-14:15

Tarner Lectures

Ontologies and Values

UserProf. Sir Geoffrey Lloyd.

HouseWinstanley Lecture Hall, Trinity College.

ClockFriday 26 October 2012, 17:00-18:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Authority: Some Fables

UserRaymond Geuss (Faculty of Philosophy, University of Cambridge).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 22 October 2012, 17:00-18:45

Tarner Lectures

Heuristics and its Hazards

UserProf. Sir Geoffrey Lloyd.

HouseWinstanley Lecture Hall, Trinity College.

ClockFriday 19 October 2012, 17:00-18:00

Cabinet of Natural History

The Whipple Museum is full of rubbish!

UserNicky Reeves (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 15 October 2012, 13:00-14:15

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

Scientific pluralism and the mission of history and philosophy of science

Inaugural Lecture by Professor Hasok Chang

UserHasok Chang (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 3.

ClockThursday 11 October 2012, 16:45-18:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Science funding 2.0

UserShahar Avin (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 10 October 2012, 17:00-18:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Kant and Vattel in Context: Cosmopolitan Philosophy and Diplomatic Casuistry

Commentator: Isaac Nakhimovsky (University of Cambridge)

UserIan Hunter (University of Queensland).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 08 October 2012, 17:00-18:45

Tarner Lectures

Democracy and Demonstration

UserProfessor Sir Geoffrey Lloyd.

HouseWinstanley Lecture Hall, Trinity College.

ClockFriday 05 October 2012, 17:00-18:00

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Balzan-Skinner Lecture and Colloquium 2012

John Locke and the Fable of Liberalism

UserDr Tim Stanton and others.

HouseCRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockFriday 05 October 2012, 10:00-17:00

The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure - seminar series

(1) ‘New findings from the family reconstitution data.’ and (2) ‘Nothing but a poor man with money? The changing fertility decisions of the rich before the English demographic transition.’

Please note that this extended seminar will run from 12 till 3pm. There will be two papers with a break for sandwiches 1.15 to 1.45.

User’ Paul Sharp (University of Southern Denmark), Nina Boberg-Fazlic & Jacob Weisdorf (University of Copenhagen).

HouseHB101, Sir William Hardy Building Seminar Room.

ClockMonday 25 June 2012, 12:00-15:00

HPS History Workshop

Conceptual change in history of science

UserIrene Goudarouli (University of Athens).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 06 June 2012, 17:00-18:30

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

The sciences of subjectivity

Special seminar: please note this will be held on a Wednesday

UserSteven Shapin (Harvard University).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 30 May 2012, 16:30-18:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Emergence in complexity science

UserLena Zuchowski (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 30 May 2012, 13:00-14:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

The power of persuasion in Plato

UserJill Frank (University of South Carolina).

HouseBeves Room, King’s College.

ClockMonday 28 May 2012, 17:00-18:45

Rausing Lecture

The modern rise of surgery: gloves as a technology of control

Seventeenth Annual Hans Rausing Lecture

UserThomas Schlich (McGill University).

HouseRoom 1, Mill Lane Lecture Rooms.

ClockThursday 24 May 2012, 16:30-18:00

HPS History Workshop

From Cook to Cousteau: the many lives of coral reefs

Please note change of speaker and topic

UserAlistair Sponsel (Harvard University).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 23 May 2012, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Roman Liberty

UserMalcolm Schofield (University of Cambridge).

HouseBeves Room, King’s College.

ClockMonday 14 May 2012, 17:00-18:45

The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure - seminar series

Poor Relief and Community in Elizabethan Hadleigh

*Please note this seminar will start at the later time of 1 p.m.

UserProfessor Marjorie McIntosh (University of Colorado).

HouseHB101, Sir William Hardy Building Seminar Room.

ClockMonday 14 May 2012, 13:00-14:30

Ivory Tower Society, Pembroke College

Wittgenstein on the Psychology and Anthropology of Colour

UserProf. Martin Kusch, Department of Philosophy, University of Vienna.

HouseN7, Pembroke College.

ClockThursday 10 May 2012, 18:30-20:00

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

Colonial classification

UserKhadija Carroll La (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockThursday 10 May 2012, 16:30-18:00

HPS History Workshop

The global biopolitics of female sterilization

UserJesse Olszynko-Gryn (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 09 May 2012, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

Mapping during the Irish plantations, c.1580-1640

UserAnnaleigh Margey, National University of Ireland.

HouseEmmanuel College (Gardner Room).

ClockTuesday 08 May 2012, 17:30-19:00

Twentieth Century Think Tank

Preserving scientific heritage: collaborating with scientists

UserLydia Wilson (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockTuesday 01 May 2012, 13:00-14:00

Department of History and Philosophy of Science

Philosophical issues in research funding allocation

CANCELLED

UserHeather Douglas (University of Waterloo) and Donald Gillies (UCL).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockSaturday 28 April 2012, 13:00-17:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

The After Life

UserProfessor Clive Gamble, University of Southampton.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 09 March 2012, 17:30-18:30

Cabinet of Natural History

Peter Paul Rubens and the bird of paradise: natural knowledge and painting in 17th-century Europe

Please note change of speaker and title

UserJosé Ramón Marcaida (Visiting Scholar, Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 05 March 2012, 13:00-14:15

Darwin College Lecture Series

Artificial Life

UserProfessor Chris Bishop, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 02 March 2012, 17:30-18:30

HPS History Workshop

'Mouse No. 48' and 'Mouse No. 73': first gene transfer experiments, 1977–1980

UserDmitriy Myelnikov (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 29 February 2012, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

Mapping consecration in twelfth-century Italy and beyond

UserLucy Donkin, Department of History of Art, Cambridge.

HouseEmmanuel College (Gardner Room).

ClockTuesday 28 February 2012, 17:30-19:00

Philosophy Events

'Nothing Grows'

UserChristopher J Martin, Auckland University.

HouseBoard Room, Faculty of Philosophy.

ClockTuesday 28 February 2012, 15:30-17:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Life and Death of a Cell

UserProfessor Ron Laskey, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 24 February 2012, 17:30-18:30

Ivory Tower Society, Pembroke College

Charles Darwin: a life in letters

UserDr. Alison Pearn, Darwin Correspondence Project, Cambridge University Library.

HouseNihon Room, Foundress Court, Pembroke College.

ClockTuesday 21 February 2012, 19:30-20:30

History of Medicine Seminars

A pre-peanut history of food allergy

UserMatthew Smith (University of Strathclyde).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockTuesday 21 February 2012, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Republicanism and Empire in Britain and France 1763-1815

Held jointly with the Modern European History Seminar

UserRichard Whatmore (University of Sussex).

HouseKnox Shaw Room, Sidney Sussex College.

ClockMonday 20 February 2012, 17:00-18:45

Darwin College Lecture Series

Life in Conflict

UserDr Mark de Rond, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 17 February 2012, 17:30-18:30

Philosophy Events

A Paradigm Shift in Paris [Leverhulme Lectures in Philosophy]

UserChristopher J Martin, Auckland University.

HouseLittle Hall, Sidgwick Site.

ClockFriday 17 February 2012, 17:30-18:30

HPS History Workshop

Technological trajectories of hip replacement

UserFrancis Neary (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 15 February 2012, 17:00-18:30

Philosophy Events

Abaelard on The Structure of Substance

UserChristopher J Martin, Auckland University.

HouseBoard Room, Faculty of Philosophy.

ClockTuesday 14 February 2012, 15:30-17:00

Twentieth Century Think Tank

The challenge of the asylum mortuary in early 20th-century Central Europe

UserLeslie Topp (Birkbeck, University of London and CRASSH, Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockTuesday 14 February 2012, 13:00-14:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Sismondi contra Rousseau

UserTom Hopkins (University of Helsinki).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 13 February 2012, 17:00-18:45

Darwin College Lecture Series

Life in the Ancient World

UserDr Michael Scott, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 10 February 2012, 17:30-18:30

Philosophy Events

Sophisms and Modality

UserProf. Christopher Martin ( Auckland University, New Zealand (Leverhulme Visiting Professor of Philoso).

HouseBoard Room, Faculty of Philosophy.

ClockTuesday 07 February 2012, 15:30-17:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Spark of Life

UserProfessor Frances Ashcroft, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 03 February 2012, 17:30-18:30

Philosophy Events

The Theory of Inference in Crisis [Leverhulme Lectures in Philosophy]

UserChristopher J Martin, Auckland University.

HouseLittle Hall, Sidgwick Site.

ClockFriday 03 February 2012, 17:30-18:30

HPS History Workshop

How to assess influence: Wu Wen-Tsun's work in measure, number and weight

UserJiri Hudecek (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 01 February 2012, 17:00-18:30

Philosophy Events

Translation, Figurative Meaning, and Argument

UserProf. Christopher Martin ( Auckland University, New Zealand (Leverhulme Visiting Professor of Philoso).

HouseBoard Room, Faculty of Philosophy.

ClockTuesday 31 January 2012, 15:30-17:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Jean Bodin, oeconomics and politics

UserAnna Becker (University of Basle).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 30 January 2012, 17:00-18:45

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