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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 Natalie Lawrence.

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6 upcoming talks and 156 talks in the archive.

Natural history on the move: John Ray's continental travels, 1663ā€“1666

UserChristopher D. Preston (Centre for Ecology & Hydrology).

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

ClockMonday 10 November 2014, 13:00-14:15

W.B. Carpenter and the wonder of microscopy

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

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

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

Collecting natural history: Sloane's 'Vegetable Substances'

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

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

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

Jane Squire's early modern adventures: 'I see not why I should confine myself to needles, cards, and dice'

UserAlexi Baker (CRASSH and Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 01 December 2014, 13:00-14:15

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