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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.

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Rausing Lecture

Steamroll all the brutes: coal, steam and British Imperialism in mid-nineteenth century Levant and West Africa

Twenty-Third Annual Hans Rausing Lecture

UserAndreas Malm (Lund University).

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene't Street.

ClockThursday 17 May 2018, 16:30-18:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Understanding protein function through multiple models of structure: barriers to integration

UserAgnes Bolinska (Department of History and Philosophy of Science) and Julie-Anne Gandier (University of Toronto).

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

ClockWednesday 09 May 2018, 13:00-14:30

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

How archaeologists resolve the inductive risk argument

CANCELLED

UserRune Nyrup (Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence).

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

ClockWednesday 14 March 2018, 13:00-14:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Animal Migration

UserProfessor Iain Couzin, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 09 March 2018, 17:30-18:30

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

What is the History of the Book?

UserProfessor James Raven (Professor of Modern History and Director of the Centre for Bibliographical History, University of Essex; Fellow of Magdalene College and Director of the Cambridge Project for the Book Trust, Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 06 March 2018, 17:45-19:15

Darwin College Lecture Series

Migration in Science

UserDr Sir Venki Ramakrishnan, PRS.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 02 March 2018, 17:30-18:30

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Strong Bonds, Affective Labour: Sexually Transmitted Infections and the Work of History

UserDr Richard A. McKay (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 27 February 2018, 17:45-19:15

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Partition of India and Migration

UserMs Kavita Puri, BBC.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 23 February 2018, 17:30-18:30

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

Disaggregating goods

Please note change of day and time

UserMariam Thalos (University of Utah).

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

ClockWednesday 21 February 2018, 13:00-14:30

ReproSoc

Science as Affective, Embodied and Material Relations

UserMianna Meskus, University of Helsinki.

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockWednesday 21 February 2018, 12:30-14:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Disease Migration

UserProfessor Eva Harris, University of California, Berkeley.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 16 February 2018, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Refugees and Migration

UserMr Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 09 February 2018, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Art and Migration

UserProfessor Khadija von Zinnenburg Carroll, University of Birmingham.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 02 February 2018, 17:30-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

John Stuart Mill on Universal History

UserCallum Barrell (New College of the Humanities).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 29 January 2018, 17:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Immigration and Freedom

UserProfessor Chandran Kukathas, LSE.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 26 January 2018, 17:30-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

"As God Rules the Universe": Reflections on the People and the State in Early America

Pitt Professor Inaugural Lecture, with American History Seminar

UserIra Katznelson (Columbia) .

HouseQueens Building Lecture Theatre, Emmanuel College.

ClockThursday 25 January 2018, 17:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Black and British Migration

UserMr David Olusoga, Historian & Broadcaster.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 19 January 2018, 17:30-18:30

Twentieth Century Think Tank

Ether: the multiple lives of a resilient concept

UserJaume Navarro (University of the Basque Country).

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

ClockThursday 18 January 2018, 13:00-14:00

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

A bold hypothesis about pursuit

UserAdrian Currie (Centre for the Study of Existential Risk).

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

ClockThursday 16 November 2017, 15:30-17:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Iron holds the whale

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

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

ClockMonday 13 November 2017, 13:00-14:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

The perils of p-hacking and the promise of pre-analysis plans

UserJacob Stegenga (with Zoë Hitzig) (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 18 October 2017, 13:00-14:30

Philosophy Events

Routledge Lecture in Philosophy

UserProf Peter Singer, Princeton University & University of Melbourne.

HousePaston Brown Room, Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PQ.

ClockFriday 26 May 2017, 18:00-19:00

Rausing Lecture

The history of failure: a chronicle of losers or key to success?

Twenty-Second Annual Hans Rausing Lecture

UserLissa Roberts (University of Twente).

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene't Street.

ClockThursday 11 May 2017, 16:30-18:00

ReproSoc

The Maternal Body as Environment

UserMartine Lappé, Columbia University.

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockWednesday 29 March 2017, 12:30-14:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extreme Ageing

UserProfessor Sarah Harper, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 03 March 2017, 17:30-18:30

ReproSoc

Fertility Marketing and "Consumer Self-Spectacularisation"

UserJennifer Takhar - Paris Chamber of Commerce.

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockWednesday 01 March 2017, 12:30-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Natural history and the antiquarian

UserBoris Jardine (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 27 February 2017, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extreme Politics

UserProfessor Matthew Goodwin, University of Kent.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 24 February 2017, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extremes of the Universe

UserProfessor Andy Fabian, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 17 February 2017, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extreme Rowing

UserRoz Savage MBE, Ocean Rower, Yale University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 10 February 2017, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Dealing with Extremism

UserProfessor David Runciman, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 03 February 2017, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extreme Events and How to Live with Them

UserProfessor Nassim Nicholas Taleb, New York.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 27 January 2017, 17:30-18:30

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Wishful speaking: science, truth and dictatorship

UserStephen John (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 25 January 2017, 13:00-14:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extreme Weather

UserDr Emily Shuckburgh, BAS.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 20 January 2017, 17:30-18:30

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

The anti-feminist construction of the 'midlife crisis'

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

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

ClockTuesday 29 November 2016, 17:00-18:30

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

What makes econophysics distinctive?

UserJames Weatherall (University of California, Irvine).

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

ClockWednesday 16 November 2016, 13:00-14:30

Lady Margaret Lectures

Global Geology and the Tectonics of Empire

UserProfessor Jim Secord, University of Cambridge.

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

ClockWednesday 09 November 2016, 17:30-19:00

Generation to Reproduction Seminars

Making pregnancy public in seventeenth-century England

UserLeah Astbury (Department of History and Philosphy of Science).

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

ClockTuesday 01 November 2016, 17:00-18:30

ReproSoc

Making a Good Life by Katie Dow - Book Launch

UserKatie Dow (University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Pitt Building Trumpington Street CB21RP.

ClockFriday 07 October 2016, 17:30-19:00

Rausing Lecture

Reclaiming conversation: our new silent spring in a digital age

Twenty-First Annual Hans Rausing Lecture

UserSherry Turkle (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene't Street.

ClockThursday 19 May 2016, 16:30-18:00

Coffee with Scientists

How to study fire

UserJenni Sidey (Research Associate, Department of Engineering).

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

ClockFriday 13 May 2016, 15:30-17:00

Coffee with Scientists

The technological singularity: superintelligent machines and the future of humanity

UserMurray Shanahan (Professor of Cognitive Robotics, Imperial College London).

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

ClockFriday 06 May 2016, 15:30-17:00

Coffee with Scientists

How should scientists quantify academic value?

UserAlecia Carter (Research Fellow, Churchill College and Department of Zoology).

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

ClockFriday 29 April 2016, 15:30-17:00

Twentieth Century Think Tank

Builders of the vision

UserDaniel Cardoso Llach (Carnegie Mellon University/Cambridge).

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

ClockThursday 28 April 2016, 13:00-14:00

Coffee with Scientists

Data-driven versus hypothesis-driven science

UserSteve Oliver (Professor of Systems Biology and Biochemistry; Director of the Cambridge Systems Biology Centre).

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

ClockFriday 22 April 2016, 15:30-17:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Game Theory of Conflict

UserDr Thomas C Schelling, University of Maryland.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 04 March 2016, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Games Animals Play

UserProfessor Nick Davies, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 26 February 2016, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Games for the Brain

UserProfessor Barbara Sahakian, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 19 February 2016, 17:30-18:30

Coffee with Scientists

Did the earth sciences have a 20th-century revolution?

UserMartin Rudwick (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockFriday 19 February 2016, 15:30-17:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

"Losing the New Great Game"

UserDr Frank Ledwidge, Barrister, Writer and Lecturer.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 12 February 2016, 17:30-18:30

Coffee with Scientists

Are we tackling the causes of global warming effectively?

UserSir David King (Foreign Secretary's Special Representative on Climate Change).

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

ClockFriday 12 February 2016, 15:30-17:00

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

The maternal-fetal relationship since 1900

UserTatjana Buklijas (Liggins Institute and Central European University).

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

ClockTuesday 09 February 2016, 17:00-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Games in Sports

UserSir Dave Brailsford, Team Sky.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 05 February 2016, 17:30-18:30

Twentieth Century Think Tank

The impact of machines

UserHenry K. Miller (Slade School of Fine Art, UCL).

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

ClockThursday 04 February 2016, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series - Wednesdays of Full Term

A Fossil Feast: 31 December 1853, Sydenham Park, London

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr Becky Lewis, Assistant Professor Emerita University of South Carolina; Visiting Fellow, Wolfson College.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 03 February 2016, 13:00-14:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

The problem of confirmation in the Everett interpretation

UserEmily Adlam (Department of Applied Maths and Theoretical Physics).

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

ClockWednesday 03 February 2016, 13:00-14:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Wittgenstein's Games

UserProfessor A C Grayling, New College of the Humanities.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 29 January 2016, 17:30-18:30

Early Science and Medicine

Humours, spirits and souls: aetiology and therapeutics in medieval Islam

This seminar will start an hour earlier than usual, at 4pm

UserLiana Saif (University of Oxford).

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

ClockTuesday 26 January 2016, 16:00-17:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Game of Crime and Punishment

UserMrs Nicky Padfield, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 22 January 2016, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Personal Principles and the Political Game

UserBaroness Sayeeda Warsi, House of Lords.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 15 January 2016, 17:30-18:30

Coffee with Scientists

Science education

UserEugene Kang (Pusan University) and Keith Taber (Education, Cambridge).

HouseBoard Room, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockFriday 04 December 2015, 14:30-16:00

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

The medical book in the Victorian pornography trade

UserSarah Bull (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockTuesday 24 November 2015, 17:00-18:30

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Human embryos: a visual history

UserDr Nick Hopwood, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

HouseWolfson College, Old Combination Room.

ClockFriday 20 November 2015, 18:00-19:15

Early Science and Medicine

On the political use of physiognomy around 1500

This seminar will take place an hour earlier than usual, at 4pm

UserJoseph Ziegler (University of Haifa).

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

ClockTuesday 10 November 2015, 16:00-17:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Governing America: John Locke in the 1690s

UserProf Mark Goldie (University of Cambridge).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 09 November 2015, 17:00-18:45

Coffee with Scientists

A 21st-century biologist looks at Sir Isaac Newton

UserMargaret Ann Goldstein (Baylor College of Medicine, and Clare Hall).

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

ClockFriday 30 October 2015, 15:30-17:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Simulating scientific merit dynamics

UserShahar Avin (Centre for the Study of Existential Risk).

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

ClockWednesday 28 October 2015, 13:00-14:30

Coffee with Scientists

Making archaeological knowledge

UserAlison Wylie (University of Washington, and Durham University) and John Robb (Archaeology, Cambridge).

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

ClockFriday 23 October 2015, 15:30-17:00

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

To explain the Scientific Revolution by means of comparison

Special Joint Needham Research Institute and HPS Seminar

UserFloris Cohen (Utrecht University).

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

ClockFriday 16 October 2015, 15:30-17:00

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

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