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This is a list of seminars, workshops and special lectures happening throughout the University that are relevant to History and Philosophy of Science. Please contact David Thompson if you would like a talk or series included in this list.

The more concise Department of History and Philosophy of Science list shows only the Department’s own talks.

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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.

42 upcoming talks and 2039 talks in the archive: show first 500.

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Round Table on Jessica Patterson’s (Cambridge) Book, 'Religion, Enlightenment and Empire'

UserJessica Patterson (Cambridge), with comments by Ian Stewart (QMUL), Niall O’Flaherty (KCL), and Shruti Kapila (Cambridge).

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Old Divinity School, St John’s College.

ClockMonday 10 October 2022, 17:00-18:30

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

'The Great Kanto Earthquake' and 'Doctors, patients and the two languages'

UserManabu Akagawa and Akihito Suzuki (University of Tokyo).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 11 October 2022, 09:00-10:30

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

The Necessity of Bubbles

UserWilliam H. Janeway (Cambridge).

HouseHistory Faculty, Room 6.

ClockThursday 13 October 2022, 17:00-18:30

Cabinet of Natural History

Re-enacting past experiments: how and why

UserHasok Chang (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 24 October 2022, 13:00-14:00

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

A Respectable Living and Women’s Work, England, 1270-1860

UserJane Humphries (London School of Economics).

HouseHistory Faculty, Room 6.

ClockThursday 27 October 2022, 17:00-18:30

Cabinet of Natural History

Descartes's history of nature: method and experiments in the study of particular bodies

UserFabrizio Baldassarri (Ca' Foscari University in Venice).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 07 November 2022, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Title to be confirmed

UserElisabeth Moreau (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 14 November 2022, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

The adventures and speculations of the ingenious Peter Perez Burdett

For Zoom link, send an email to events@emma.cam.ac.uk

UserStephen Leach, University of Keele.

House Via Zoom.

ClockTuesday 22 November 2022, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

On Escaping or Not Escaping Solitude. Persian Tales of Turtles and Pearls

UserDr Christine van Ruymbeke, University of Cambridge.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockFriday 20 January 2023, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Closeting of Secrets

UserProfessor Adrian Kent, University of Cambridge.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockFriday 03 February 2023, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Antarctica:Isolated Continent

UserProfessor Dame Jane Francis, British Antarctic Survey.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockFriday 10 February 2023, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Isolation and Trapping using Optical Tweezers

UserProfessor Philip Jones, University College London.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockFriday 17 February 2023, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

Remapping and place naming in 'Beautiful Dachau'

For Zoom link, send an email to events@emma.cam.ac.uk

UserAlan Marcus, University of Aberdeen.

House Via Zoom.

ClockTuesday 21 February 2023, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Are we alone in the Universe?

UserDr Arik Kershenbaum, University of Cambridge.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockFriday 24 February 2023, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Self-Imposed Isolation of North Korea

UserProfessor Heonik Kwon, University of Cambridge.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockFriday 03 March 2023, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Isolation in International Relations

UserProfessor Amrita Narlikar, German Institute for Global and Area Studies.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockFriday 10 March 2023, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

Maps that made history: the map collections of Leiden University Library

For Zoom link, send an email to events@emma.cam.ac.uk

UserMartijn Storms, Leiden University Libraries.

House Via Zoom.

ClockTuesday 02 May 2023, 17:30-18:30

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