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Seminars are on Tuesdays from 5.00 to 6.30pm in Seminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science. Tea is available from 4.40pm.

Organised by Dániel Margócsy.

Seminars in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science are open to all members of the University (including academic staff, postdocs, graduate and undergraduate students, and affiliates). Unless otherwise specified, they are not open to members of the public.

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The first Egyptian society

CANCELLED

UserAnna Marie Roos (University of Lincoln).

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

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

Reconstructing Noah's ark in the 17th-century Dutch Republic

UserEric Jorink (Huygens Institute and Leiden University).

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

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

Smell and 18th-century medicine: 'powerful and active atoms'?

UserWilliam Tullett (Anglia Ruskin University).

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

ClockTuesday 22 October 2019, 17:00-18:45

Ladies at sea: seasickness and the female body

UserGabor Gelleri (University of Aberystwyth).

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

ClockTuesday 12 March 2019, 17:00-18:30

Giants and national identity in early modern Europe

UserAnita Guerrini (Oregon State University).

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

ClockTuesday 19 February 2019, 17:00-18:30

Surface thinking: skin in early modern medicine

UserHannah Murphy (King's College London).

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

ClockTuesday 05 February 2019, 17:00-18:30

Missing friars: rethinking late medieval medicine

UserPeter Jones (King's College, Cambridge).

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

ClockTuesday 27 November 2018, 17:00-18:30

From angel food to vegetable diets: medicalizing the feminine appetite in the British 18th century

UserJessica Hamel-Akré (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockTuesday 06 November 2018, 17:00-18:30

Writing the Scientific Revolution in Louis XIV's France

UserOded Rabinovitch (Tel-Aviv University).

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

ClockTuesday 16 October 2018, 17:00-18:30

Missing friars: rethinking late medieval medicine

CANCELLED

UserPeter Jones (King's College, Cambridge).

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

ClockTuesday 06 March 2018, 17:00-18:30

Individual complexion and personalized care in medieval medicine

UserMaaike van der Lugt (University of Versailles).

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

ClockTuesday 24 October 2017, 17:00-18:30

Joachim Wtewael and the human body

UserJames Clifton (MFA, Houston).

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

ClockTuesday 10 October 2017, 17:00-18:30

Humours, spirits and souls: aetiology and therapeutics in medieval Islam

This seminar will start an hour earlier than usual, at 4pm

UserLiana Saif (University of Oxford).

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

ClockTuesday 26 January 2016, 16:00-17:30

On the political use of physiognomy around 1500

This seminar will take place an hour earlier than usual, at 4pm

UserJoseph Ziegler (University of Haifa).

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

ClockTuesday 10 November 2015, 16:00-17:30

Locked in colour: doctors and the bite of the tarantula

UserStefano Cracolici (Durham University).

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

ClockTuesday 20 October 2015, 17:00-18:30

Casta paintings and the colonial body

UserRebecca Earle (University of Warwick).

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

ClockTuesday 20 January 2015, 17:00-18:30

Medicine and learned magic in the late middle ages

UserSophie Page (University College London).

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

ClockTuesday 04 November 2014, 17:00-18:30

'Atomism' and the criterion of truth: Asclepiades of Bithynia's appropriations of Epicureanism

UserDavid Leith (Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL).

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

ClockTuesday 10 February 2009, 17:00-18:30

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

Thomas Willis and the pathology of sleep disorders

UserSasha Handley (University of Manchester).

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

ClockTuesday 26 February 2008, 17:00-18:30

Interrogating the prehistory of Caesarean section

UserAdrian Wilson (University of Leeds).

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

ClockTuesday 30 October 2007, 17:00-18:30

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

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