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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

HPS Philosophy Workshop

The informational gene: semantic concepts in genetics as models

UserRahul Rose (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 25 January 2012, 13:00-14:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Retrocausality – what would it take?

Please note change of date

UserHuw Price (Faculty of Philosophy).

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

ClockThursday 01 December 2011, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

Private science and public morals: the diary of a late-Victorian teratologist

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

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

ClockWednesday 09 November 2011, 17:00-18:30

Cabinet of Natural History

Trick or treatise? Alchemy as natural magic

UserJennifer Rampling (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 31 October 2011, 13:00-14:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Buyer beware: robustness analyses in theoretical economics

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

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

ClockWednesday 19 October 2011, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Placing a laboratory: botanical buildings in Cambridge around 1900

UserA. Kathryn Schoefert (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 17 October 2011, 13:00-14:15

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Closing Remarks

UserProfessor Alfonso Martinez Arias ( Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge).

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 20 September 2011, 17:30-17:35

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Planar cell polarity: From cell biology to human disease

UserProfessor John Wallingford, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, USA.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 20 September 2011, 17:00-17:25

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Mechanical forces driving zebrafish epiboly

UserDr Carl-Philipp Heisenberg, IST Austria, Klosterneuburg, Austria.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 20 September 2011, 16:30-16:55

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Mechanisms of morphogenesis in early embryos

UserDr Benedicte Sanson, Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge, UK.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 20 September 2011, 15:00-15:25

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Zooming into the molecular networks that regulate cellular morphogenesis

UserDr Rafael Carazo Salas, Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge, UK.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 20 September 2011, 12:45-13:10

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Modeling cytoskeletal systems.

UserDr Francois Nedelec, EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 20 September 2011, 12:15-12:40

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Transport in random fields and applications to Drosophila melanogaster

UserDr Isabel Palacios, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, UK.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 20 September 2011, 11:45-12:10

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Patterns in active fluids

UserDr Stephan Grill, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, Germany.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 20 September 2011, 10:30-10:55

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Controlling the Cell Cycle

Please note this seminar is Fully Booked The Lawrence Bragg Lecture 2011

UserProfessor Sir Paul Nurse, The Royal Society, UK.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 19 September 2011, 16:50-18:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Systems Analysis in Single Cells

UserProfessor Mike White, University of Manchester, UK.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 19 September 2011, 16:20-16:45

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Tracking stem cells at the single cell level: New tools for old questions

UserDr Timm Schroeder, Institute of Stem Cell Research, Helmholtz, Munich, Germany.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 19 September 2011, 15:50-16:15

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

'Measuring the molecular dynamics of endocytosis using light microscopy

UserDr Christien Merrifield, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 19 September 2011, 14:50-15:15

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Fate restriction and multipotency in retinal stem cells

UserDr Jochen Wittbrobt, Department of Molecular and Developmental Biology and Physiology, University of Heidelberg, Germany.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 19 September 2011, 14:20-14:45

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Embryonic patterning with an oscillating cell population

UserDr Andrew Oates, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, Germany.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 19 September 2011, 13:50-14:15

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Introduction to Physics of Living Matter Symposium 6

Registration is Required for this Meeting

UserProfessor Alfonso Martinez Arias, Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 19 September 2011, 13:30-13:45

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Kant on psychology as 'physiology of the inner sense'

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

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

ClockWednesday 08 June 2011, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

History and philosophy of biology: new perspectives?

UserJoeri Witteveen (Department of History and Philosophy of Science) and Pierre-Olivier Méthot (University of Exeter).

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

ClockWednesday 01 June 2011, 13:00-14:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

A framework for emergentism(s)

UserOlivier Sartenaer (Université Catholique de Louvain).

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

ClockWednesday 25 May 2011, 13:00-14:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Authority waterfalls: an anti-realist model of research impact

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

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

ClockWednesday 11 May 2011, 13:00-14:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Population thinking, statistical autonomy, and Biology's First Law

UserJoeri Witteveen (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 16 March 2011, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Newtonian vegetables and perceptive plants

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

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

ClockMonday 28 February 2011, 13:00-14:15

Cabinet of Natural History

Healthcare and welfare in contemporary Kenya

UserRuth Prince (Cambridge Centre of African Studies).

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

ClockMonday 14 February 2011, 13:00-14:15

Cabinet of Natural History

The poisoner's regress: on orientalism and natural history

UserSimon Schaffer (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 31 January 2011, 13:00-14:15

HPS History Workshop

Pregnancy testing and the 1930s controversy over the hormonal placenta

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

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

ClockWednesday 26 January 2011, 13:00-14:00

History of Medicine Seminars

Spaces of healing: Byzantium and medieval Islam compared

UserPeregrine Horden (Royal Holloway, University of London).

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

ClockTuesday 25 January 2011, 17:00-18:30

Medieval Medicine Discussion Group

Somnambulism, violence and imagination in medieval medicine

Please note change of time and venue

UserWilliam MacLehose (UCL).

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

ClockMonday 06 December 2010, 17:00-18:30

Cabinet of Natural History

Mutable mobiles: the circulation of botanical maps between Humboldtian Germany and Victorian Britain

UserNils Guettler (Humboldt University and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin).

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

ClockMonday 29 November 2010, 13:00-14:15

Cabinet of Natural History

The making of the medieval English therapeutic landscape

UserHilary Powell (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 22 November 2010, 13:00-14:15

Cabinet of Natural History

The human automatism debate in the late 19th century

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

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

ClockMonday 15 November 2010, 13:00-14:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Nature and the space of reasons

UserAlexis Papazoglou (Faculty of Philosophy).

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

ClockWednesday 03 November 2010, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Politeness and the ethical force of natural history

UserAlexander Wragge-Morley (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 01 November 2010, 13:00-14:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Organisms, autonomy and division of labour

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

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

ClockWednesday 20 October 2010, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

Representational practices and the ethics of natural history, 1650–1720

UserAlexander Wragge-Morley (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 13 October 2010, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Some aspects of early Darwinian commemoration

UserCarl Fisher (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 11 October 2010, 13:00-14:15

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

The social biology of sucrose utilization in yeast: I might like you better if we stuck together

The Bragg Lecture 2010

UserAndrew Murray, Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Harvard University, Boston, USA.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 29 September 2010, 17:30-18:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Collective Cell Migration: Leadership, Invasion and Segregation

UserAlexandre Kabla, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 29 September 2010, 17:00-17:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Tissue tectonics: quantitative morphogenesis across spatial and temporal scales

UserGuy Blanchard, Department of Physiology, Development and Neurobiology, University of Cambridge.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 29 September 2010, 16:30-17:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

The physical forces behind collective cell migration

UserXavier Trepat, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 29 September 2010, 15:30-16:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Rigidity comes with age: biomechanical models of tip growth

UserBela Mulder, Fundamental Research on Matter Institute, Amsterdam, Holland.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 29 September 2010, 15:00-15:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Forces and Regulation for Cell Sheet Movements in Dorsal Closure

UserDan Kiehart, Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham USA.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 29 September 2010, 14:30-15:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Variability in the cellular response to death receptor ligands

UserSuzanne Gaudet, Dana Farber Harvard Cancer Center, Boston, USA.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 29 September 2010, 10:00-10:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Universal patterns of stem and progenitor cell fate in adult tissue

UserAllon Klein, Department of Systems Biology, Harvard University, Boston, USA.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 29 September 2010, 09:30-10:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Mechanics in neuronal development

UserKristian Franze, Department of Physics. The Cavendish Lab, University of Cambridge.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 28 September 2010, 17:00-17:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Cell dynamics driving gastrulation in the mouse embryo

UserKat Hadjantonakis, Sloan Kettering Memorial, New York, USA.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 28 September 2010, 16:30-17:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Understanding How Cell Movements Direct Early Mouse Embryogenesis

UserShankar Srinivas, Department of Physiology, anatomy and genetics, University of Oxford.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 28 September 2010, 16:00-16:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Matricellular Elasticity and Nuclear Rigidification with Epigenetic implications

UserDennis Discher, Biophysical Engineering lab at University of Pennsylvania, Philadephia, USA.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 28 September 2010, 15:00-15:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Growth, Form and Patterning in Development

UserBoris Shraiman, KITP University Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, USA.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 28 September 2010, 14:00-14:30

HPS History Workshop

Edmund Selous: birdwatching and interpreting animal behaviour in Britain, 1900

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

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

ClockWednesday 03 March 2010, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

Mathematical culture in Elizabethan England

UserKatie Taylor (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 03 March 2010, 12:00-13:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

The 'economic' metaphor in biology: a case study

UserNatasha Goldberg (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 24 February 2010, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Reflections on Darwin 2009: a discussion

UserJim Secord (Department of History and Philosophy of Science) & Peter C. Kjaergaard (Universities of Aarhus & Cambridge).

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

ClockMonday 22 February 2010, 13:00-14:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Incongruent counterparts, orientation, and higher geometry

UserNicholas Teh (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 10 February 2010, 13:00-14:00

Twentieth Century Think Tank

The constructive idea: art and science in '30s London and Cambridge

UserBoris Jardine (Dept. of History and Philosophy of Science, Cambridge).

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

ClockTuesday 09 February 2010, 13:00-14:30

HPS History Workshop

Title to be confirmed

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

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

ClockWednesday 03 February 2010, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

White maps of Africa – the making of blank spaces

UserNils Petter Hellström (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 03 February 2010, 12:00-13:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Causation and exceptions

UserAlex Broadbent (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 27 January 2010, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

Nunataks: historical phytogeography and botanical nation building in 1930s Québec

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

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

ClockWednesday 20 January 2010, 13:00-14:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

The epistemology of memory

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

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

ClockWednesday 02 December 2009, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Lyell's plots

UserAdelene Buckland (Cambridge Victorian Studies Group).

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

ClockMonday 23 November 2009, 13:00-14:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

What is a thick concept?

UserNiklas Möller (Faculty of Philosophy).

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

ClockWednesday 18 November 2009, 13:00-14:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Deference at a distance

UserJohn Cusbert (ANU/University of Oxford).

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

ClockWednesday 21 October 2009, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

The meaning of altruism in interwar London

UserNick Whitfield (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 14 October 2009, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

Mass-Observation's May the Twelfth (1937) as utopian sociology

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

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

ClockWednesday 14 October 2009, 12:00-13:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Fungi in history

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

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

ClockMonday 12 October 2009, 13:00-14:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Autonomy and ontology: freedom in Kant and Heidegger

UserSacha Golob (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 03 June 2009, 13:00-14:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

What reasons needn't be

UserCiara Fairley (Faculty of Philosophy).

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

ClockWednesday 20 May 2009, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

Mad women and mad-doctors

UserAlexandra Bacopoulos-Viau (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 13 May 2009, 13:00-14:00

Psy Studies

Psychoanalysis and war

CANCELLED

UserEli Zaretsky (New School for Social Research, NY, and Institut du Temps Présent, Paris).

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

ClockWednesday 06 May 2009, 17:00-18:30

HPS History Workshop

Placing trust in photographs – photography and the illustrated press

UserGeoff Belknap (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 29 April 2009, 13:00-14:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Where do the laws of logic come from?

UserFlorian Steinberger (Faculty of Philosophy).

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

ClockWednesday 11 March 2009, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

Visual organisation of heavenly knowledge in the 16th and 17th centuries

UserKatie Taylor (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 04 March 2009, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

God, king, and geometry: Cauchy's reactionary rigour

UserMichael Barany (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 18 February 2009, 13:00-14:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Defending shallow essentialism

UserNathan Wildman (Faculty of Philosophy).

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

ClockWednesday 11 February 2009, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Long in the tooth: a study of a set of papier-mache horses' teeth

UserBecky Brown (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 09 February 2009, 13:00-14:15

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

L. Bragg lecture: "Single-Molecule Approach for Biochemistry, Molecular Biology ... and Beyond"

Chair: Professor Peter Littlewood

UserProfessor Sunney Xie, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology University of Harvard.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 17 December 2008, 16:00-17:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Title to be confirmed

UserDr. Damian Brunner, EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 17 December 2008, 14:30-15:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Title to be confirmed

Chair: Professor Alfonso Martinez Arias

UserDr Krystyne J. Van Vliet, Department of Materials Science & Engineering Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 17 December 2008, 14:00-14:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Patterns of stem and progenitor cell fate in adult tissues

UserProfessor Ben Simons, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge UK.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 17 December 2008, 12:00-12:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Multipotency and Cell Fate decision on the Epigenetic Landscape: From Metaphor to Molecules and Mathematical Model

UserDr Sui Huang, Institute for Biocomplexity and Informatics, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 17 December 2008, 11:30-12:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Excitable systems in cell populations

UserDr. Jordi Garcia Ojalvo, Polytechnical University of Barcelona, Spain.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 17 December 2008, 11:00-11:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Antitrypsin deficiency and the serpinopathies

UserProfessor David A Lomas, Department of Medicine, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, University of Cambridge, Cambridge UK.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 17 December 2008, 10:00-10:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

DNA: Not just a double helix

UserDr Julian Huppert, Physics of Medicine, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Cambridge UK.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 17 December 2008, 09:30-10:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Glimpses of quantum mechanics in biology

Physics, Molecules and Cells - Chair: Dr David Summers

UserProfessor Mike Payne, Theory of Condensed Matter, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Cambridge UK.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 17 December 2008, 09:00-09:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

GRAND OPENING of the Physics of Medicine Building

UserProfessor Alison Richard, Vice Chancellor, University of Cambridge Professor Sir Aaron Klug, MRC LMB, Cambridge Professor David Delpy, Chief Executive of EPSRC.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 16 December 2008, 16:00-18:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Computer modelling of the heart

UserProfessor Denis Noble, Department of Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford UK.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 16 December 2008, 15:00-15:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Reverse engineering the brain: what photons and electrons can tell us about thought.

UserProfessor Winfried Denk, Max-Planck Institute for Medical Research, Biomedizinische Optuik, Germany.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 16 December 2008, 14:30-15:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Medical Materials

Physics and Medicine (cont) – Chair Professor Athene Donald

UserDr Ruth Cameron, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge UK.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 16 December 2008, 13:30-14:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

New materials for regenerative medicine applications

UserProfessor Kevin Shakesheff, Professor of Advanced Drug Delivery and Tissue Engineering, School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham, UK.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 16 December 2008, 12:00-12:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Mechanical manipulation of single molecules in nanopores

UserDr Ulrich Keyser, Institute for Experimental Physics, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 16 December 2008, 11:00-11:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Novel Photonics for the Biomedical Sciences

UserProfessor Kishan Dholakia, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, UK.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 16 December 2008, 10:30-11:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Imaging biology in the cancer patient

Session 1: Physics and Medicine – Chair Professor Peter Littlewood

UserProfessor Kevin Brindle Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge, UK.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 16 December 2008, 10:00-10:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Physics of Living Matter 3

registration is now closed as the meeting is oversubscribed, thank you

Userregistration is now closed as the meeting is oversubscribed, thank you.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 16 December 2008, 09:00-18:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Status of human tissues

UserAlix Rogers (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 03 December 2008, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

Hunting the phoenix: an alchemical detective story

UserJennifer Rampling (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 26 November 2008, 13:00-14:00

Early Medicine Seminars

Space and spectacle in the Renaissance apothecary

UserEvelyn Welch (Queen Mary, University of London).

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

ClockTuesday 25 November 2008, 17:00-18:30

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Is the pessimistic induction valid?

UserSam Nicholson (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 19 November 2008, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Why do we want Aristotle to have been a biologist (given that he wasn't)?

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

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

ClockMonday 17 November 2008, 13:00-14:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Objective consequentialism, criteria of rightness and ignorance

UserJoanna Burch Brown (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 05 November 2008, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

'Restitution' in seventeenth-century architecture and natural philosophy

UserAlexander Wragge-Morley (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 29 October 2008, 13:00-14:00

Networks & Neuroscience

Towards a cartography of complex biological systems

UserProfessor Luis Amaral (Northwestern University, USA).

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockThursday 23 October 2008, 16:30-17:30

Networks & Neuroscience

Cost-efficiency of complex human brain networks

UserProf Ed Bullmore (Brain Mapping Unit, Department of Psychiatry).

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockThursday 23 October 2008, 16:05-16:30

Networks & Neuroscience

Small, network models of effective connectivity in the human brain: evidence from fMRI and MEG

UserDr. Rik Henson (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge).

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockThursday 23 October 2008, 15:40-16:05

Networks & Neuroscience

Learning and memory in neural networks: statistically optimal computations

UserDr Mate Lengyel (Computational & Biological Learning Lab, Dept Engineering).

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockThursday 23 October 2008, 14:50-15:15

Networks & Neuroscience

Complexities and uncertainties of neuronal network analyses

UserDr. David Parker (Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience).

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockThursday 23 October 2008, 14:00-14:25

Networks & Neuroscience

How molecules constrain networks

UserDr Aldo Faisal, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockThursday 23 October 2008, 12:30-12:55

Networks & Neuroscience

Inference for stochastic models

UserDr Lorenz Wernisch ( MRC Biostatistics Unit).

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockThursday 23 October 2008, 12:05-12:30

Networks & Neuroscience

Transcriptional networks controlling blood stem cells

UserDr. Bertie Gottgens (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research).

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockThursday 23 October 2008, 11:40-12:05

Networks & Neuroscience

Combining molecular and physiological data from complex psychiatric disorders

UserDr. Pietro Lio / Emanuel Schwarz (Computer Laboratory / Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology).

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockThursday 23 October 2008, 10:20-10:45

Networks & Neuroscience

Causal network structure identification in nonlinear dynamical systems

UserProfessor Zoubin Ghahramani (Department of Engineering).

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockThursday 23 October 2008, 09:55-10:20

Networks & Neuroscience

Dissecting the dynamics of transcriptional regulatory networks

UserDr. Madan Babu (MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Division of Structural Studies).

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockThursday 23 October 2008, 09:30-09:55

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Groundwork for a Humean theory of ideal laws

UserBilly Wheeler (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 22 October 2008, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Orford Ness: landscape of war and science

UserSophia Davis (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 20 October 2008, 13:00-14:15

Cabinet of Natural History

The evolution of wonder

UserPaul White (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 13 October 2008, 13:00-14:15

Centre for Trophoblast Research

The Centre for Trophoblast Research official launch

Please register by email: horizon.forum[at]rsd.cam.ac.uk

Usersee abstract for details.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 09 July 2008, 10:00-17:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Reason in action: a Kantian view of norms

UserSasha Mudd (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 04 June 2008, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

The natural and the divine in Al-Farabi's classification of knowledge

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

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

ClockWednesday 28 May 2008, 13:00-14:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Constructive empiricism as an epistemological thesis

UserPaul Dicken (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 21 May 2008, 13:00-14:00

Psy Studies

Scottish psychotherapy: communion, community and communication

UserGavin Miller (Manchester Metropolitan University).

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

ClockWednesday 14 May 2008, 17:00-18:30

HPS Philosophy Workshop

A social construction of health

UserElly Kingma (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 07 May 2008, 13:00-14:00

Psy Studies

The psycho-reflexology of film: Soviet non-fiction cinema of the 1920s

Please note early start

UserBarbara Wurm (Internationales Forschungszentrum Kulturwissenschaften, Vienna).

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

ClockWednesday 30 April 2008, 16:30-18:30

HPS History Workshop

Thomas Digges' astronomy

UserKatie Taylor (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 30 April 2008, 13:00-14:00

Psy Studies

Revolution in mind: making the psychoanalytic field, 1870-1945

UserGeorge Makari (Weill Medical College of Cornell University).

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

ClockWednesday 19 March 2008, 17:00-18:30

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Mind-dependence and realism about the mind

UserMark Sprevak (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 12 March 2008, 13:00-14:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Practical judgement: a Kantian perspective

UserSasha Mudd (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 27 February 2008, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Transatlantic hum: Mexican hummingbirds and the French encyclopedic project

UserIris Montero Sobrevilla (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 25 February 2008, 13:00-14:15

HPS History Workshop

Zhang Jingsheng and the ‘sexual field’ in 1920s China

UserLeon Rocha (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 20 February 2008, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Distancing animals in medieval chronicles

THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN CANCELLED

UserBrigitte Resl (University of Liverpool).

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

ClockMonday 18 February 2008, 13:00-14:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Subjective probability and action guidance

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

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

ClockWednesday 13 February 2008, 13:00-14:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

The primacy of secondary qualities

UserMike Collins (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 30 January 2008, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Animals in medical experiments in the Middle Ages

UserKathleen Walker-Meikle (University College London).

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

ClockMonday 26 November 2007, 13:00-14:15

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

From words to literature in structural proteomics

L Bragg Lecture

UserWolfgang Baumeister Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried (Germany).

HouseLubbock Room, Peterhouse, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 16 November 2007, 17:00-18:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Molecular imaging using hyperpolarised carbon-13

From molecules to cells

UserFerdia Gallagher Departments of Biochemistry and Radiology, University of Cambridge (UK).

HouseLubbock Room, Peterhouse, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 16 November 2007, 16:30-17:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

No harm in looking? The effects of optical imaging on cytoplasm

From molecules to cells

UserBrad Amos MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, University of Cambridge (UK).

HouseLubbock Room, Peterhouse, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 16 November 2007, 15:30-16:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

The poroelastic properties of cytoplasm: theory and experiments

From molecules to cells

UserGuillaume Charras UCL, London Centre for Nanotechnology, London (UK).

HouseLubbock Room, Peterhouse, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 16 November 2007, 15:00-15:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Structure and dynamics of the cell membrane and cytoskeleton

From molecules to cells

UserPietro Cicuta Department of Physics, University of Cambridge (UK).

HouseLubbock Room, Peterhouse, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 16 November 2007, 14:30-15:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Where mechanics and biochemistry meet: probing the dynamics of cell polarization and morphogenesis

Dynamics of cell assemblies

UserEd Munro Center for Cells Dynamics, Friday Harbor Labs, University of Washington, Seattle (USA).

HouseLubbock Room, Peterhouse, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 16 November 2007, 12:00-12:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Coupling cell cycle morphogenesis and mitotic spindle orientation to regulate tissue morphogenesis

Dynamics of cell assemblies

UserYohanns Bellaiche Curie Institute, Paris (France).

HouseLubbock Room, Peterhouse, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 16 November 2007, 11:30-12:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Biomechanics of epithelial sheet movements (in Drosophila)

Dynamics of cell assemblies

UserNicole Gorfinkiel, Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge (UK).

HouseLubbock Room, Peterhouse, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 16 November 2007, 11:00-11:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

To see the light - living optical fibers in the vertebrate retina

Dynamics of cell assemblies

UserJochen Guck Department of Physics, University of Cambridge (UK).

HouseLubbock Room, Peterhouse, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 16 November 2007, 10:00-10:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Morphogen transport and gradient formation

Dynamics of cell assemblies

UserFrank Jülicher Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden (Germany).

HouseLubbock Room, Peterhouse, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 16 November 2007, 09:30-10:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Mesoscopic events in living cells: insights from bacterial chemotaxis

Dynamics of cell assemblies

UserDennis Bray Physiological Laboratory, University of Cambridge (UK).

HouseLubbock Room, Peterhouse, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 16 November 2007, 09:00-09:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Physics and the designs of brains

Emerging properties of biological networks

UserSimon Laughlin Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge (UK).

HouseLubbock Room, Peterhouse, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 15 November 2007, 17:30-18:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Spontaneous activity in the developing nervous system: form and function

Emerging properties of biological networks

UserStephen Eglen. DAMTP, University of Cambridge (UK).

HouseLubbock Room, Peterhouse, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 15 November 2007, 17:00-17:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Creation and destruction of biological polymer networks

Emerging properties of biological networks

UserDyche Mullins Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, University of San Francisco (USA).

HouseLubbock Room, Peterhouse, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 15 November 2007, 16:30-17:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Shift happens: A systems-level analysis of the gap gene network in Drosophila

Emerging properties of biological networks

UserJohannes Jaeger Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge (UK).

HouseLubbock Room, Peterhouse, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 15 November 2007, 15:30-16:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Evidence for the influence of nuclear architecture in shaping the organisation of genes in eukaryotic chromosomes

Emerging properties of biological networks

UserMadan Babu, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, University of Cambridge (UK).

HouseLubbock Room, Peterhouse, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 15 November 2007, 15:00-15:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Learning from the worm: predicting phenotype from genotype

Emerging properties of biological networks

UserAndrew Fraser, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge (UK).

HouseLubbock Room, Peterhouse, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 15 November 2007, 14:30-15:00

Psy Studies

The discomforting past of peptic ulcer: histories of psychosomatic medicine and H. pylori

UserKatherine Angel (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 14 November 2007, 17:00-18:30

Psy Studies

1919: psychology and psychoanalysis, Cambridge and London

UserJohn Forrester (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 31 October 2007, 17:00-18:30

Cabinet of Natural History

Hippocratic bodies: Castas and temperament in the New Spain

UserCarlos López Beltrán (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México).

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

ClockMonday 15 October 2007, 13:00-14:15

Horizon Forum

The Functional Structures of Biological Surfaces

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseBotanic Gardens.

ClockFriday 05 October 2007, 10:30-17:30

Horizon Forum: The Cell-Materials Interface

Regulation of epidermal homeostasis by extracellular stimuli

UserDr Kim Jensen, Welcome Trust Stem Cell Institute, University of Cambridge.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 26 June 2007, 14:40-15:10

Horizon Forum: The Cell-Materials Interface

Designing artificial materials to stimulate nerve cell regrowth

UserDr Stephanie Lacour, Dept.of Materials Science & Metallurgy.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 26 June 2007, 12:05-12:35

Horizon Forum: The Cell-Materials Interface

Designing artificial materials to stimulate nerve cell regrowth

This talk has been canceled/deleted

UserDr Stephanie Lacour, Dept.of Materials Science & Metallurgy.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 26 June 2007, 12:05-12:35

Horizon Forum: The Cell-Materials Interface

Mechanical coupling between engineered and biological material systems

UserProfessor Krystyn Van Vliet, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, MIT.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 26 June 2007, 10:45-11:15

Horizon Forum: The Cell-Materials Interface

The effect of substrate mechanics on cell behaviour

ttendance is free, but registration is REQUIRED. To register please email: horizon.forum@rsd.cam.ac.uk with your name and department.

UserDr Jochen Guck, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 26 June 2007, 10:15-10:45

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Supposing this and that

UserFlorian Steinberger (Faculty of Philosophy).

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

ClockWednesday 20 June 2007, 13:00-14:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Environments: a problem for the bio-statistical theory of health

UserElselijn Kingma (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 06 June 2007, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

The flying penman: John Wilkins and 'The Secret and Swift Messenger'

UserNatalie Kaoukji (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 16 May 2007, 13:00-14:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Colour-experience: eco-dispositionalism and inverted earth

UserStefan Brenner (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 09 May 2007, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

A statesman and a scholar: Hans Georg Herwart von Hohenburg as a critic and patron of Johannes Kepler

UserPatrick Boner (Kommission zur Herausgabe der Werke von Johannes Kepler, Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften).

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

ClockWednesday 02 May 2007, 13:00-14:00

Department of History and Philosophy of Science

Provisional knowledge

UserPaul Teller (University of California at Davis).

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

ClockThursday 19 April 2007, 14:00-15:30

Thinking Society: What is Life?

Student Papers and Grand Discussion

What is Life?

UserGaurav Jaggi, Colin Higgins, Kevin Channon - Discussion.

HouseLloyd Room, Christ’s College.

ClockWednesday 14 March 2007, 17:00-19:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Can Kant have an account of self-knowledge?

UserYoon Choi (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 14 March 2007, 13:00-14:00

Thinking Society: What is Life?

What is Music? What is Life? and other unanswerable questions

What is Life?

UserDr Nikolaus Bacht, Research Fellow in the Faculty of Music.

HouseLloyd Room, Christ’s College.

ClockTuesday 13 March 2007, 17:00-18:30

Thinking Society: What is Life?

Self-discipline as a way of life: Why would anyone eat only fruits and vegatables?

What is Life?

UserProfessor Matthew Kramer, Professor of Legal and Political Philosophy.

HouseLloyd Room, Christ’s College.

ClockFriday 09 March 2007, 17:00-18:30

Thinking Society: What is Life?

Biological Reductionism: Does it describe life or Life?

What is Life?

UserDr David Summers, Head of Genetics Department.

HouseLloyd Room, Christ’s College.

ClockThursday 08 March 2007, 19:30-21:00

Thinking Society: What is Life?

Incorporating Life into Philosophy: Dilthey, Bergson and Heidegger

What is Life?

UserDr Melissa Lane, Senior Lecturer in History.

HouseLloyd Room, Christ’s College.

ClockTuesday 06 March 2007, 19:30-21:00

Psy Studies

How we became our brains: a historical perspective

UserFernando Vidal (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin).

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

ClockWednesday 28 February 2007, 17:00-18:30

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Practices, rules and motivation

UserCaroline Baumann (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 28 February 2007, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

'Les particularités la plus considerable': Fontenelle's éloges

UserLisa Mullins (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 21 February 2007, 13:00-14:00

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

‘The dog days’: rabies in England, 1830–1860

UserMichael Worboys and Neil Pemberton (University of Manchester).

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

ClockTuesday 20 February 2007, 17:00-18:30

HPS Philosophy Workshop

The sceptical consequences of phenomenal realism

UserTorben Rees (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 14 February 2007, 13:00-14:00

Philosophy of Physics

The nature of time in a closed system

UserDr Jonathan Oppenheim (DAMTP).

HouseMeeting Room 14, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockMonday 12 February 2007, 16:30-18:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Alchemy and natural history

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

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

ClockMonday 12 February 2007, 13:00-14:15

HPS History Workshop

The place of natural philosophy in Al-Farabi's classification of knowledge

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

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

ClockWednesday 07 February 2007, 13:00-14:00

Philosophy of Physics

The Problem of Time in Quantum Gravity

UserDr Edward Anderson, Peterhouse and DAMTP.

HouseMeeting Room 14, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockMonday 05 February 2007, 16:30-18:00

Psy Studies

The mismeasure of stickman: testing intelligence by drawings

UserBarbara Wittmann (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin).

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

ClockWednesday 31 January 2007, 17:00-18:30

HPS Philosophy Workshop

The difference between cause and condition

UserAlex Broadbent (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 31 January 2007, 13:00-14:00

Early Medicine Seminars

Making more out of meat in eighteenth-century Paris

UserEmma Spary (Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL).

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

ClockTuesday 23 January 2007, 17:00-18:30

Cabinet of Natural History

Geological deluge and snowball Earth

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

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

ClockMonday 22 January 2007, 13:00-14:15

Psy Studies

Four erotic problems: elements of a history of arts of love

UserMichel Feher (École Normale Supérieure, Paris).

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

ClockWednesday 29 November 2006, 17:00-18:30

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Relative meaning

UserJoe Sandham (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 29 November 2006, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

Electrons in the family

UserJaume Navarro (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 22 November 2006, 13:00-14:00

Philosophy of Physics

Is Teleportation a (quantum) mystery?

UserBerry Groisman, CQC, Cambridge.

HouseMeeting Room 14, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockMonday 20 November 2006, 16:30-18:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Closing Remarks

UserProfessor Peter Littlewood (Department of Physics, Cambridge).

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockFriday 17 November 2006, 17:15-17:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

The brain as a statistical machine

The Activity of Living Matter

UserProfessor Daniel Wolpert (Department of Engineering, Cambridge).

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockFriday 17 November 2006, 16:45-17:15

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Physical principles of sensory transduction

The Activity of Living Matter

UserDr Tom Duke, Department of Physics, Cambridge.

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockFriday 17 November 2006, 16:15-16:45

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Evolving mechanisms of Pattern Generation: Segmentation in Animals

The Activity of Living Matter

UserProfessor Michael Akam (Laboratory for Development and Evolution, Department of Zoology, Cambridge).

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockFriday 17 November 2006, 15:15-15:45

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Kinetics of Morphogen Gradient Formation

The Activity of Living Matter

UserDr Marcos Gonzalez Gaitan (Cell Biology, Geneva, Switzerland).

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockFriday 17 November 2006, 14:45-15:15

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Imaging embryonic morphogenesis

The Activity of Living Matter

UserDr Richard Adams (Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience).

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockFriday 17 November 2006, 14:15-14:45

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Reaction diffusion and collective behavior in the self-organisation of the mitotic spindle

The Activity of Living Matter

UserProfessor Eric Karsenti (EMBL, Heidelberg).

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockFriday 17 November 2006, 12:00-12:50

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Multidimensional fluorescence imaging in living cells

Watching Living Matter

UserDr Clemens Kaminski (Department of Chemical Engineering, Cambridge).

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockFriday 17 November 2006, 11:30-12:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Studying Single Molecules on living cells

Watching Living Matter

UserDr David Klenerman (Department of Chemistry, Cambridge).

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockFriday 17 November 2006, 11:00-11:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Dissecting a protein-protein interaction in living cells

Watching Living Matter

UserProfessor Ashok Venkitaraman, MRC Hutchison Laboratory.

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockFriday 17 November 2006, 10:00-10:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Watching and modelling limb development

Watching Living Matter

UserDr James Sharpe (Centre for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona).

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockFriday 17 November 2006, 09:30-10:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Visualisation and Modelling of Plant Morphogenesis

Watching Living Matter

UserDr Jim Haseloff (Department of Plant Sciences, Cambridge).

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockFriday 17 November 2006, 09:00-09:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Imaging the Developmental Mechanics of the Heart

The Structure of Living Matter

UserProfessor Scott Fraser (California Institute of Technology, Pasadena).

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockThursday 16 November 2006, 17:15-18:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

How nature "designs" elastic polymers

The Structure of Living Matter

UserDr Jane Clarke, Department of Chemistry.

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockThursday 16 November 2006, 16:45-17:15

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Can Polymer Physics Help Cellular Biomedicine?

The Structure of Living Matter

UserProfessor Josef Käs (Soft Matter Physics, Leipzig).

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockThursday 16 November 2006, 16:15-16:45

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Physical Aspects of Evolutionary Transitions to Multicellularity

The Structure of Living Matter

UserProfessor Ray Goldstein (DAMTP, Cambridge).

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockThursday 16 November 2006, 15:15-15:45

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Soft Matter Physics of Cells

The Structure of Living Matter

UserProfessor Athene Donald (Department of Physics, Cambridge).

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockThursday 16 November 2006, 14:45-15:15

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Understanding Biology from the Atomistic Scale

The Structure of Living Matter

UserProfessor Mike Payne, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockThursday 16 November 2006, 14:15-14:45

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Introduction and Welcome

UserProfessor Peter Littlewood (Department of Physics, Cambridge).

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockThursday 16 November 2006, 14:00-14:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Three degrees of (anti-realist) modal involvement

UserPaul Dicken (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 15 November 2006, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

Darwin's microscopes: theory, practice and reputation

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

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

ClockWednesday 08 November 2006, 13:00-14:00

Philosophy of Physics

Stochastic Einstein Locality : Part Two

UserJeremy Butterfield, Trinity College.

HouseMeeting Room 14, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockMonday 06 November 2006, 16:30-18:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Philosophy on the move: mind and body in Stanley Cavell's work

UserJoab Rosenberg (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 01 November 2006, 13:00-14:00

Philosophy of Physics

MACHIAN DYNAMICS: THE END OF TIME? PART TWO

UserJeremy Butterfield, Trinity College.

HouseMeeting Room 14, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockMonday 30 October 2006, 16:30-18:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Transcultural botany: Japanese gardens in New Zealand, 1890-1950

Note: This seminar will start at 12.30

UserJasper Heinzen (Darwin College).

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

ClockMonday 30 October 2006, 12:30-13:45

Philosophy of Physics

Machian Dynamics: The End of Time?

UserJeremy Butterfield, Trinity College.

HouseMeeting Room 14, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockMonday 23 October 2006, 16:30-18:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Not all computations are effective methods

UserMark Sprevak (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 18 October 2006, 13:00-14:00

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

Thinking in posters: AIDS and the power of the visual

UserRoger Cooter (University College London) and Claudia Stein (University of Warwick).

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

ClockTuesday 17 October 2006, 17:00-18:30

Philosophy of Physics

Stochastic Einstein Locality Revisited

UserJeremy Butterfield, Trinity College Cambridge.

HouseMeeting Room 14, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockMonday 16 October 2006, 16:30-18:00

HPS History Workshop

Bangs and stinks: Ede's 'Youth's Laboratories' and the smell of useful knowledge

UserMelanie Keene (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 11 October 2006, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Exhibition and extinction: the display of nature and the development of conservation

All are welcome - feel free to bring your lunch

UserWilliam Adams, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 05 June 2006, 13:00-14:15

University of Cambridge, New Zealand Studies Seminar Group

Empire and nature in New Zealand: theologies of nature and natural theologies, 1830-1920 (based on joint research with John Stenhouse)

This seminar is organised with The Cabinet of Natural History. All are welcome - feel free to bring your lunch.

UserJames Beattie, Otago University.

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

ClockMonday 29 May 2006, 13:00-14:15

Cabinet of Natural History

Aliens and useful knowledge: Kant's "Natural History and Theory of the Heavens"

All are welcome - feel free to bring your lunch

UserAnna Mrker, Max Planck Institute, Berlin.

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

ClockMonday 22 May 2006, 13:00-14:15

Cabinet of Natural History

The logarithmic ear: Pietro Mengoli, music, mathematics and anatomy in the late seventeenth century

All are welcome - feel free to bring your lunch

UserBenjamin Wardhaugh, University of Oxford.

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

ClockMonday 15 May 2006, 13:00-14:15

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