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This HPS research seminar is concerned with all aspects of the history of natural history and the field and environmental sciences. The regular programme of papers and discussions takes place over lunch on Mondays. In addition, the Cabinet organises a beginning-of-year fungus hunt and occasional expeditions to sites of historical and natural historical interest, and holds an end-of-year garden party.
Seminars are held on Mondays at 1pm in Seminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science. You are welcome to bring your lunch with you. Organised by Edwin Rose.
If you have a question about this list, please contact: David Thompson. If you have a question about a specific talk, click on that talk to find its organiser.
7 upcoming talks and 192 talks in the archive.
'Why do entomologists want a weekly newspaper?': periodicals and the practice of nineteenth-century natural history
Matthew Wale (University of Leicester).
Monday 10 October 2016, 13:00-14:00
Jessica Ratcliff (Cornell University and Yale-NUS College).
Monday 17 October 2016, 13:00-14:00
Jordan Goodman (UCL).
Monday 31 October 2016, 13:00-14:00
David Harris Sacks (Reed College).
Monday 07 November 2016, 13:00-14:00
Conrad Gessner, the Zurich Lectorium, and the study of physics and medicine in the early modern world
Anja-Silvia Goeing (Visiting Fellow, Harvard University).
Monday 14 November 2016, 13:00-14:00
Lisa Skogh (Victoria & Albert Museum).
Monday 21 November 2016, 13:00-14:00
Daniel Simpson (Royal Holloway, University of London).
Monday 28 November 2016, 13:00-14:00
Please see above for contact details for this list.
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