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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 149 talks in the archive.

William Courten (1642–1702) and natural history

UserSachiko Kusukawa (Trinity College, Cambridge).

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

ClockMonday 28 April 2014, 13:00-14:15

Studied enchantment: the conjectural method in late Victorian scholarship

UserMimi Winick (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey).

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

ClockMonday 12 May 2014, 13:00-14:15

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

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