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Rausing Lecture

The kinetic Caribbean: technologies of mobility in a pre-modern world

Twenty-Fifth Annual Hans Rausing Lecture

UserMaría M. Portuondo (Johns Hopkins University).

HouseThe Theatre, Peterhouse.

ClockThursday 21 October 2021, 16:30-18:00

Early Science and Medicine

Ship tracks on European maps and charts, c.1500–c.1800

UserSara Caputo (Magdalene College, Cambridge).

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9 and Zoom.

ClockTuesday 19 October 2021, 17:00-18:30

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

'Constipated, toothless fatties': body and diet in twentieth-century Britain

UserChris Otter (Ohio State University).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 12 October 2021, 17:00-18:30

Cabinet of Natural History

The 'lesser herbals' in early modern natural history

UserXinyi Wen (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseZoom and Seminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 11 October 2021, 13:00-14:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

COVID-19 and Seafarers: A Humanitarian Crisis?

UserDr Momoko Kitada (World Maritime University), Dr Birgit Pauksztat (Uppsala University), Dr Sanley Abila (University of the Phillipines Visayas), Dr Helen Devereux (Solent University), .

Househttps://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/exploring-the-implications-of-online-assemblies-tickets-151772861715?aff=ebdsoporgprofile.

ClockThursday 10 June 2021, 12:00-13:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Exploring the implications of online assemblies

UserFrancesca Fanucci (ECNL), Evelyn Douek (Harvard Law School), Dr Ella McPherson (Cambridge Sociology/CGHR), Dr Thomas Probert (Univ. Pretoria/CGHR), .

Househttps://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/exploring-the-implications-of-online-assemblies-tickets-151772861715?aff=ebdsoporgprofile.

ClockThursday 27 May 2021, 17:00-18:30

Cabinet of Natural History

Collecting and curating at Rothschild's Zoological Museum

UserElla Larsson (University of Westminster).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 24 May 2021, 13:00-14:00

Early Science and Medicine

The two lives of Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues: picturing plants in the 16th century

UserMonique Kornell and Dániel Margócsy.

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 18 May 2021, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Roundtable: Max Skjönsberg, "The Persistence of Party"

UserMax Skjönsberg (University of Liverpool).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 18 May 2021, 16:00-17:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

The Birth of the People: Liberalism and the Origins of the Anticolonial Democratic Project in India

UserNazmul Sultan (Christ’s College, University of Cambridge).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 17 May 2021, 17:00-18:30

Cabinet of Natural History

Of wasps in wigs and gnatter with gnats: how insects made Alice in Wonderland

UserFranziska Holt (University of York).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 17 May 2021, 13:00-14:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Journalism in Colonial Settings: The case of Puerto Rico

UserDr Federico Subervi-Vélez, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Sandra Rodríguez Cotto, Journalist, Puerto Rico; Dr Jairo Lugo-Ocando, Northwestern University.

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 13 May 2021, 18:00-19:30

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

Islamic science, cultural difference and colonization

UserHarun Küçük (University of Pennsylvania).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 13 May 2021, 15:30-17:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

James Bryce and the concepts of constitution

UserPasquale Pasquino (CNRS) .

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 10 May 2021, 17:00-18:30

Cabinet of Natural History

Nehemiah Grew, collector, curator, and cataloguer of plants

UserChristoffer Basse Eriksen (University of Cambridge).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 10 May 2021, 13:00-14:00

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

Futures

UserJenny Andersson (Upsala University) and Sandra Kemp (Lancaster University).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 06 May 2021, 15:30-17:00

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

World models and intuition in the 1970s

UserSarah Dry (University of Cambridge).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 29 April 2021, 15:30-17:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Practical intentions, action schemas, and strategic control in skill

UserEllen Fridland (King's College London).

HouseZoom.

ClockWednesday 17 March 2021, 13:00-14:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Separation of Powers as a New Theory

UserJeffrey Tulis (University of Texas at Austin).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 15 March 2021, 17:00-19:00

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

Data agnosticism in medical emergencies: a tale from the past

UserDavid Teira (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 11 March 2021, 15:30-17:00

Early Science and Medicine

Birth, fate, and Roman futures

UserAnna Bonnell Freidin (University of Michigan).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 09 March 2021, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Hegel and Italian Political Thought

UserFernanda Gallo (Homerton College, University of Cambridge).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 08 March 2021, 17:00-19:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Dithipa: (re)collecting animals and their depictions from southern Africa's Missionary Road

UserChris Wingfield (Sainsbury Research Unit for the Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 08 March 2021, 13:00-14:00

Contemporary Political Theory

Audre Lorde on Care

UserKathryn Sophia Belle (Penn State).

HouseZoom.

ClockFriday 05 March 2021, 13:00-14:30

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

What kind of models are deep learning algorithms?

UserLena Zuchowski (University of Bristol).

HouseZoom.

ClockWednesday 03 March 2021, 13:00-14:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Not Being Kantian about Moral Justification

UserLuc Foisneau (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, CNRS).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 01 March 2021, 17:00-19:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Books, botany and the organisation of nature in 18th-century Cambridge

UserEdwin Rose (University of Cambridge).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 01 March 2021, 13:00-14:00

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

Drawing processes

UserChiara Ambrosio (University College London).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 25 February 2021, 15:30-17:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

From authenticism to alethism: against McCarroll on observer memory

UserKourken Michaelian (Université Grenoble Alpes).

HouseZoom.

ClockWednesday 24 February 2021, 13:00-14:30

Early Science and Medicine

Wound Man: three early modern afterlives of a medieval surgical image

UserJack Hartnell (University of East Anglia).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 23 February 2021, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Experiencing Republican Texts

UserRachel Hammersley (Newcastle).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 22 February 2021, 17:00-19:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Gardens in ink: engraved title-pages of botanical treatises from 1450 to 1700

UserKaleigh Hunter (University of Wuppertal).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 22 February 2021, 13:00-14:00

Contemporary Political Theory

Normative Powers

UserLaura Valentini (KCL).

HouseZoom.

ClockFriday 19 February 2021, 13:00-14:30

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

Seed sovereignty and 'our living relatives' in Native American community farming and gardening

UserElizabeth Hoover (University of California, Berkeley).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 16 February 2021, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Kant's 'True Politics'

UserSusan Shell (Boston College).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 15 February 2021, 17:00-19:00

Cabinet of Natural History

A natural history of evil

UserAlexander Etkind (European University Institute at Florence).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 15 February 2021, 13:00-14:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

P-hacking: its costs and when it is warranted

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

HouseZoom.

ClockWednesday 10 February 2021, 13:00-14:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Thucydides’ Tragic Science of Democratic Defeat

UserMark Fisher (Georgetown University).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 08 February 2021, 17:00-19:00

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

Race, science and literary studies in the 21st century

UserJosie Gill (University of Bristol).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 04 February 2021, 15:30-17:00

Generation to Reproduction Seminars

Renaissance eugenics

UserMackenzie Cooley (Hamilton College).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 02 February 2021, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Carl Schmitt in Leipzig – Defence of Democracy or Autocratic Subversion?

UserLars Vinx (Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 01 February 2021, 17:00-19:00

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

Truth AND consequences

UserPolly Mitchell (King's College London).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 28 January 2021, 15:30-17:00

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

The concept of 'disease carrier' in Western medicine

UserAmir Teicher (Tel Aviv University).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 26 January 2021, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Democracy Requires Organized Collective Power

UserSteven Klein (King's College London).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 25 January 2021, 17:00-19:00

Contemporary Political Theory

Intra-Party Party Democracy: A Contextualist Account

UserUdit Bhatia (Oxford).

HouseZoom.

ClockFriday 22 January 2021, 13:00-14:30

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

How does process tracing work?

UserChristopher Clarke (CRASSH Cambridge and Erasmus University, Rotterdam).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 21 January 2021, 15:30-17:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Nominalism in the social sciences: promises and pitfalls

UserAriane Hanemaayer (Brandon University and CRASSH, Cambridge).

HouseZoom.

ClockWednesday 02 December 2020, 13:00-14:30

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

The shadow of slavery: measuring miscegenation in the early 20th century

UserRana Hogarth (University of Illinois).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 01 December 2020, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Between Virtue and Necessity: Reason of State in the Spanish Monarchy, ca 1590-1650

UserLisa Kattenberg (Gonville & Caius, University of Cambridge).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 30 November 2020, 17:00-19:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Tackling COVID-19 in Kenya and Somalia: Interdisciplinary innovations out of CGHR

UserSharath Srinivasan (POLIS/CGHR, Katikati, Africa's Voices Foundation), Luke Church (Computer Lab/CGHR, Katikati, Africa's Voices Foundation).

Househttps://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/124692772439.

ClockThursday 26 November 2020, 17:00-18:30

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

How to study animal minds

HPS Virtual Conversation

UserSee description.

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 26 November 2020, 15:30-17:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Poetry, Mores, and Laws: Herder's response to Montesquieu

UserEva Piirimae (University of Tartu).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 23 November 2020, 17:00-19:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Tuning into nature in interwar Britain: biology and natural history on the BBC

UserMax Long (Faculty of History).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 23 November 2020, 13:00-14:00

Contemporary Political Theory

Thinking About Black Republicanism: An Introduction

UserMelvin Rogers (Brown).

HouseZoom.

ClockFriday 20 November 2020, 13:00-14:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Spreading Disinformation in Brazil: the Amazon Fires Case

UserRebekah Lyndon, Victoria Tse, Lena Moore, Mo May-Hobbs.

Househttps://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/124686264975.

ClockThursday 19 November 2020, 17:00-18:30

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

Do we live in a post-truth era?

UserKristoffer Ahlstrom-Vij (Birkbeck, University of London).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 19 November 2020, 15:30-17:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Epistemic responsibility and scientific authorship

UserHaixin Dang (University of Leeds).

HouseZoom.

ClockWednesday 18 November 2020, 13:00-14:30

Generation to Reproduction Seminars

Gender and generation in premodern Europe

UserLeah DeVun (Rutgers University).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 17 November 2020, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

'The Greatest of All Plagues': Plato on Economic Inequality

UserDavid Lay Williams, (DePaul University)..

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 16 November 2020, 17:00-19:00

Cabinet of Natural History

A magnetic world: understanding the lodestone in the early modern Iberian empires

UserLeonardo Carrio Cataldi (LMU Munich).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 16 November 2020, 13:00-14:00

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

Microbe smiths: engineering microbial control in 20th-century Japan

UserVictoria Lee (Ohio University).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 10 November 2020, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

The Tragic Vision of the Civil Rights Movement

UserBrandon Terry (Harvard University).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 09 November 2020, 17:00-19:00

Cabinet of Natural History

'Congo' the TV chimpanzee and the 'biology of art' at London Zoo, 1956–62

UserMiles Kempton (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 09 November 2020, 13:00-14:00

Contemporary Political Theory

The Meaning of "Rich Individuality" in Marxist Theory

UserVanessa Wills (George Washington).

HouseZoom.

ClockFriday 06 November 2020, 13:00-14:30

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

A material history of 16th-century astronomy?

Anita McConnell Lecture

UserJim Bennett (University of Oxford, emeritus).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 05 November 2020, 15:30-17:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Learning from case studies

UserPetri Ylikoski (University of Helsinki).

HouseZoom.

ClockWednesday 04 November 2020, 13:00-14:30

Early Science and Medicine

The body whole and quotidian: experiencing the body in 18th-century Britain

UserKaren Harvey (University of Birmingham).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 03 November 2020, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Revolutionary Republicanism: Robespierre, Condorcet, Grouchy

UserGeneviève Rousselière (Duke University).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 02 November 2020, 17:00-19:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Discovery of Britain and Ireland's bryophytes

UserChristopher Preston.

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 02 November 2020, 13:00-14:00

Contemporary Political Theory

Artificial Intelligence and the Exploitative Optimization Problem

UserAnnette Zimmermann (York).

HouseZoom.

ClockFriday 23 October 2020, 13:00-14:30

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Science and speculation

UserAdrian Currie (University of Exeter).

HouseTeams.

ClockWednesday 21 October 2020, 13:00-14:30

Early Science and Medicine

The first Egyptian society

UserAnna Marie Roos (University of Lincoln).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 20 October 2020, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Thomas Paine in the French Revolution

UserAdam Lebovitz (Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 19 October 2020, 17:00-19:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Statelessness: A Roundtable Discussion

UserMira Siegelberg (University of Cambridge).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 12 October 2020, 17:00-19:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Piecing together the 19th-century Lisbon zoological collections through catalogue lists, specimen tags and paper slips

UserCatarina Madruga (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam & University of Lisbon).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 12 October 2020, 13:00-14:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Title to be confirmed

CANCELLED

UserCarina Prunkl (University of Oxford).

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

ClockWednesday 11 March 2020, 13:00-14:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

By Virtue of Necessity: Reason of State in the Spanish Monarchy

UserLisa Kattenberg (Gonville and Caius, Cambridge). Commentator: Richard Serjeantson.

HouseKeynes Hall, Kings College.

ClockMonday 09 March 2020, 17:00-19:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Revolution and Charisma in the Thought of Max Weber

UserEdith Hanke (Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities).

HouseKeynes Hall, Kings College.

ClockMonday 02 March 2020, 17:00-19:00

Contemporary Political Theory

"We" Exiles: Edward Said and Political Theory

UserJeanne Morefield (Birmingham).

HouseAudit Room, King's College.

ClockFriday 28 February 2020, 13:00-14:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Carl Schmitt in Leipzig - Constitutional Guardianship or Authoritarian Subversion?

UserLars Vinx (Hughes Hall, Cambridge). Commentator: Josh Smeltzer.

HouseKeynes Hall, Kings College.

ClockMonday 24 February 2020, 17:00-19:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Darwin and the dog breeders: on correspondence and class in 19th-century Britain

CANCELLED

UserLaura Brassington (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 24 February 2020, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Monkeys and modernity in colonial Myanmar

Please note that this seminar is on a Friday

UserJonathan Saha (University of Leeds).

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

ClockFriday 14 February 2020, 13:00-14:00

Contemporary Political Theory

Political Responsibility

UserJude Browne (Cambridge).

HouseAudit Room, King's College.

ClockFriday 31 January 2020, 13:00-14:30

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Creativity and AI

UserMarta Halina (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 29 January 2020, 13:00-14:30

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

How atoms became real

UserMilena Ivanova (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockThursday 23 January 2020, 15:30-17:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Empire and Sovereignty in "Democracies of the East"

UserTejas Parasher (King's College, Cambridge).

HouseKeynes Hall, Kings College.

ClockMonday 20 January 2020, 17:00-19:00

Contemporary Political Theory

The Grounds of Political Legitimacy

UserFabienne Peter (Warwick).

HouseAudit Room, King's College.

ClockFriday 17 January 2020, 13:00-14:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Freedom, Slavery and Empire in Machiavelli's 'Discourses on Livy'

UserAdam Woodhouse (University of Chicago). Commentator: Quentin Skinner.

HouseKeynes Hall, Kings College.

ClockMonday 02 December 2019, 17:00-19:00

Generation to Reproduction Seminars

Reproductive regimes in apartheid South Africa

CANCELLED

UserSusanne Klausen (Ottawa, Amsterdam and Johannesburg).

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

ClockTuesday 26 November 2019, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

The Neoliberal Turn

UserAngus Burgin (Johns Hopkins University).

HouseKeynes Hall, Kings College.

ClockMonday 25 November 2019, 17:00-19:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Teach-out! The Ripples of Violence against Women and Girls Across Time and Spaces

UserDr Manali Desai, Dr Tiffany Page, Dr Holly Porter, Ilaria Michelis.

HouseNewnham College, Lucia Windsor Room.

ClockMonday 25 November 2019, 17:00-19:00

Coffee with Scientists

1 million correlations: steps towards reproducible psychological science

UserAmy Orben (Emmanuel College and MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit).

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

ClockFriday 22 November 2019, 15:30-17:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Digital Verification Workshop

UserRay Adams Row Farr and Rebekah Lyndon, students at the University of Cambridge.

HouseAngevin Room, Queens' College.

ClockTuesday 19 November 2019, 17:00-19:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

CGHR and CAS event - Decolonising African Studies?

UserProfessor Christopher Clapham, University of Cambridge.

HouseRoom S1, ARB.

ClockWednesday 06 November 2019, 17:00-19:00

Contemporary Political Theory

Radical Reparations

UserDaniel Butt (Oxford).

HouseAudit Room, King's College.

ClockFriday 25 October 2019, 13:00-14:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Exhibition opening- War in Raqqa: Rhetoric versus Reality

UserDonatella Rovera, Sam Dubberly, Matt Mahmoudi.

HouseAngevin room, Queens College.

ClockFriday 18 October 2019, 17:15-18:30

Contemporary Political Theory

Hypocrisy and Anti-Hypocrisy

UserEmma Mackinnon (Cambridge).

HouseAudit Room, King's College.

ClockFriday 11 October 2019, 13:00-14:30

Rausing Lecture

Whose history of technology? Path dependencies, contested modernities, and pockets of persistence

Twenty-Fourth Annual Hans Rausing Lecture

UserRuth Oldenziel (Eindhoven University of Technology).

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene't Street.

ClockThursday 16 May 2019, 16:30-18:00

Twentieth Century Think Tank

Thinking/researching/teaching race, genetics and intelligence in HPS and STS

UserJenny Bangham (HPS), Marta Halina (HPS) and Ernesto Schwartz Marin (University of Exeter).

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

ClockThursday 16 May 2019, 13:00-14:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Insta-Glam: Smartphone Apps and Beauty Surveillance

UserProf Rosalind Gill, City University of London.

HouseRoom B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 12 March 2019, 12:30-14:00

Philosophy Events

Routledge Lecture in Philosophy: Ethics for Communication in a Digital Age

UserBaroness Onora O'Neill (Emeritus Honorary Professor, University of Cambridge).

HouseCynthia Beerbower Room, Newnham College.

ClockThursday 07 March 2019, 17:30-18:30

Cabinet of Natural History

The 'dye herbarium': capturing colour in botanical collections

UserAnna Svensson (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm).

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

ClockMonday 04 March 2019, 13:00-14:00

Contemporary Political Theory

Left Critiques of Equality

UserAnne Phillips (LSE).

HouseAudit Room, King's College.

ClockFriday 01 March 2019, 13:00-14:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

CGHR Panel - The Streets Don't Forget: Photojournalism and Creative Research on the Philippine Drug War

UserRaffy Lerma - freelance photographer; Ica Fernandez - urban planner; Inez Feria - founder of NoBox Philippines .

House Room SG2, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockTuesday 26 February 2019, 17:00-18:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

The Class Ceiling: Why it Plays to be Privileged

UserDr Sam Friedman, London School of Economics.

HouseRoom B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 26 February 2019, 12:30-14:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

CGHR Practitioner's Series with Rt. Hon. Sir Stephen O’Brien KBE

UserRt. Hon. Sir Stephen O’Brien KBE, former United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator.

House Room S1, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockWednesday 20 February 2019, 17:00-18:30

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Beauty, truth and understanding

UserMilena Ivanova (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 20 February 2019, 13:00-14:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

'Appointment with God'; Facebook, Digital-Deathworlds and Extra Judicial Killings of Criminal Gangs in Eastlands Nairobi

UserDr. Duncan Omanga, British Academy Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Governance and Human Rights, University of Cambridge (2018/9); Senior Lecturer of Media Studies in Moi University, Kenya.

House Room S1, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockWednesday 13 February 2019, 17:00-18:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Is Europe Christian?

UserProf Oliver Roy, European University Institute.

HouseRoom B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 12 February 2019, 12:30-14:00

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

The Humanitarian Club

UserProfessor Michael Barnett (George Washington University).

House138, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockThursday 07 February 2019, 13:00-14:00

Contemporary Political Theory

Emancipation for the Unjust Past

UserAlasia Nuti (York).

HouseAudit Room, King's College.

ClockFriday 01 February 2019, 13:00-14:30

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Negotiating history: contingency, canonicity and case studies

UserAgnes Bolinska and Joseph Martin (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 30 January 2019, 13:00-14:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

What is the Sociology of Reproduction all about?

UserProf Sarah Franklin, Sociology Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseRoom B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 29 January 2019, 12:30-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Tour of the recently re-opened University Museum of Zoology and an insider's guide to natural history museums

Meet outside the Whale Hall (main entrance of the Museum of Zoology) by 1pm

UserJack Ashby (Museum of Zoology, Cambridge).

HouseUniversity Museum of Zoology.

ClockMonday 21 January 2019, 13:00-14:00

Contemporary Political Theory

The Logic of Legitimacy

UserAmanda Greene (UCL).

HouseKeynes Hall, Kings College.

ClockFriday 18 January 2019, 13:00-14:30

Twentieth Century Think Tank

Decolonising the history of science curriculum

UserMary Brazelton, Simon Schaffer, Charu Singh and Richard Staley (University of Cambridge).

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

ClockThursday 17 January 2019, 13:00-14:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

The C theory of time

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

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

ClockWednesday 28 November 2018, 13:00-14:30

Twentieth Century Think Tank

'The American soldier' in Jerusalem: on measurement, travel and translation

CANCELLED

UserTal Arbel (Tel Aviv University/University of Edinburgh).

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

ClockThursday 22 November 2018, 13:00-14:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Time-asymmetry in thermal physics

UserKatie Robertson (Faculty of Philosophy, Cambridge/University of Birmingham).

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

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

Contemporary Political Theory

Political Theory for the Real World

UserMichael Goodhart (Pittsburgh).

HouseRoom 138, Alison Richard Building.

ClockTuesday 20 November 2018, 12:30-14:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Sociology at Cambridge: Past, Present and Future

UserProf Anthony Giddens, Prof Patrick Baert, Dr Ali Meghji, Prof Jackie Scott, Prof J Thompson.

House Clare College, Cambridge .

ClockMonday 12 November 2018, 14:45-16:15

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

How to do things with sensors

UserProf Jennifer Gabrys, Cambridge Sociology Department.

HouseRoom B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 30 October 2018, 12:00-14:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Panel Discussion: Crime, Human Rights and Police-Community Relations: Law Enforcement in Post-Colonial Worlds

UserKaitlin M. Ball (University of Cambridge), Nanjala Nyabola (Kenyan writer & Political Analyst), Dr Jude Kagoro (University of Bremen).

House Room S1, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockWednesday 24 October 2018, 17:00-18:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Political Policing in Uganda: Surveillance, Mobilisation and Police-NRM Party nexus

UserDr Jude Kagoro, Research Fellow at the Institute of Intercultural and International Studies (InIIS), Bremen University.

House Room S1, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockTuesday 23 October 2018, 18:00-19:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Explanations for medical artificial intelligence

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

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

ClockWednesday 17 October 2018, 13:00-14:30

Contemporary Political Theory

A Just Theory of Riots

UserJonathan Havercroft (Southampton).

HouseAudit Room, King's College.

ClockFriday 12 October 2018, 13:00-14:30

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Many Molyneux Questions

UserJonathan Cohen (University of California, San Diego).

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

ClockWednesday 10 October 2018, 13:00-14:30

Cabinet of Natural History

The long-lost Paston Collection

UserSpike Bucklow (Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge).

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

ClockMonday 08 October 2018, 13:00-14:00

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

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

Alcuin Lecture 2018- Brexit: What happened and where do we go from here?

UserProfessor Anand Menon, Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs, Kings College London and Director of UK in a Changing Europe.

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Old Divinity School, St John’s College.

ClockTuesday 08 May 2018, 17:00-18:30

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

Alcuin Lecture 2018- Brexit: What happened and where do we go from here?

UserProfessor Anand Menon, Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs, Kings College London and Director of UK in a Changing Europe.

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Old Divinity School, St John’s College.

ClockTuesday 08 May 2018, 17:00-18:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Climate Change & Human Rights: Let's talk interdisciplinary action

UserDr Stephen Humphreys (LSE), Dr Shailaja Fennell (Centre of Development Studies), chaired by Dr Mette Eilstrup- Sangiovanni (POLIS).

House Room SG1, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockThursday 03 May 2018, 17:00-19:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Fear and loathing in modern warfare

UserProf Michael Mann, Distinguished Research Professor, UCLA.

HouseRoom 3, Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 01 May 2018, 14:00-16:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Film Screening UNSEEN ENEMY with the director Janet Tobias

UserJanet Tobias, Director, Sierra Tango Productions & Dr Laurie Denyer Willis, CGHR Research Associate.

HouseFitzpatrick Hall, Queens' College.

ClockMonday 30 April 2018, 17:00-19:00

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

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

A Certain Idea of Britain: Writing the political history of one's own country in one's own times

UserLord Peter Hennessy (Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History at Queen Mary, University of London).

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, CB2 1RH.

ClockThursday 01 March 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

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Digital Fakery and its Consequences

UserDr Ella McPherson, Cambridge Sociology Department.

HouseRoom G, 2nd Floor, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 13 February 2018, 12:30-14:00

Contemporary Political Theory

Structural Injustice and the Rising Demands of Beauty

UserHeather Widdows (Birmingham).

HouseUpper Hall, Jesus College.

ClockFriday 02 February 2018, 13:00-14:30

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

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

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Policing with Human Rights - promoting peaceful and inclusive societies

UserChristof Heyns, Member of the UN Human Rights Committee & former UN Special Rapporteur on summary executions, Anneke Osse, Consultant on policing and human rights, Stuart Maslen Honorary Professor, Faculty of Law (University of Pretoria) .

House Room SG1, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockThursday 18 January 2018, 18:00-19:30

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

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

The Weaponisation of Human Rights

UserChase Madar, attorney, author and journalist.

HouseKing's Audit Room, King's College.

ClockFriday 01 December 2017, 17:00-18:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Corruption as a global threat

UserLaurence Cockcroft, Independent Writer and Economist & Prof Jason Sharman, POLIS.

House Room S2, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockTuesday 28 November 2017, 17:00-18:30

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

Can the Digital Revolution Transform our Productivity?

UserGilles Babinet, Tech entrepreneur and former President of the French Digital National Council.

HouseSG1 Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 23 November 2017, 12:00-02:00

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

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

What's next for Kenya after the 2017 Elections? The good, the bad and the ugly

UserNjoki Wamai (CGHR, POLIS, University of Cambridge), Patrick Mutahi (University of Edinburgh), Kamau Wairuri (University of Edinburgh) .

House Room S1, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockWednesday 08 November 2017, 17:00-18:30

Contemporary Political Theory

Philosophical Racism

UserKatrin Flikschuh (LSE).

HouseBawden Room, West Court, Jesus College.

ClockFriday 03 November 2017, 13:00-14:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Putting health and wellbeing evidence into policy

User• Sara MacLennan, Whatworks wellbeing centre.

HouseEnglish faculty room GR04.

ClockWednesday 01 November 2017, 17:00-18:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Conference: Centenary of the Russian Revolution

UserOrganisers: Dr David Lane (Cambridge Sociology) and Dr Jeff Miley (Cambridge Sociology).

HouseQueen's Lecture Theatre, Emmanuel College.

ClockFriday 27 October 2017, 09:45-18:00

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

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