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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.

41 upcoming talks and 1818 talks in the archive: show first 500.

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Science and speculation

UserAdrian Currie (University of Exeter).

HouseTeams.

ClockWednesday 21 October 2020, 13:00-14:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Revolutionary Republicanism: Robespierre, Condorcet, Grouchy

UserGeneviève Rousselière (Duke University).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 02 November 2020, 17:00-19:00

Early Science and Medicine

The body whole and quotidian: experiencing the body in 18th-century Britain

UserKaren Harvey (University of Birmingham).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 03 November 2020, 17:00-18:30

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

A material history of 16th-century astronomy?

Anita McConnell Lecture

UserJim Bennett (University of Oxford, emeritus).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 05 November 2020, 15:30-17:00

Cabinet of Natural History

'Congo' the TV chimpanzee and the 'biology of art' at London Zoo, 1956–62

UserMiles Kempton (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 09 November 2020, 13:00-14:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

The Tragic Vision of the Civil Rights Movement

UserBrandon Terry (Harvard University).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 09 November 2020, 17:00-19:00

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

Microbe smiths: engineering microbial control in 20th-century Japan

UserVictoria Lee (Ohio University).

HouseZoom.

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

Cabinet of Natural History

A magnetic world: understanding the lodestone in the early modern Iberian empires

UserLeonardo Carrio Cataldi (LMU Munich).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 16 November 2020, 13:00-14:00

Generation to Reproduction Seminars

Gender and generation in premodern Europe

UserLeah DeVun (Rutgers University).

HouseZoom.

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

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

The case for modelled democracy

UserKristoffer Ahlstrom-Vij (Birkbeck, University of London).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 19 November 2020, 15:30-17:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Tuning into nature in interwar Britain: biology and natural history on the BBC

UserMax Long (Faculty of History).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 23 November 2020, 13:00-14:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Poetry, Mores, and Laws: Herder's response to Montesquieu

UserEva Piirimae (University of Tartu).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 23 November 2020, 17:00-19:00

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

How to study animal minds

HPS Virtual Conversation

UserSee description.

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 26 November 2020, 15:30-17:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Between Virtue and Necessity: Reason of State in the Spanish Monarchy, ca 1590-1650

UserLisa Kattenberg (Gonville & Caius, University of Cambridge).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 30 November 2020, 17:00-19:00

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

The shadow of slavery: measuring miscegenation in the early 20th century

UserRana Hogarth (University of Illinois).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 01 December 2020, 17:00-18:30

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Nominalism in the social sciences: promises and pitfalls

UserAriane Hanemaayer (Brandon University and CRASSH, Cambridge).

HouseTeams.

ClockWednesday 02 December 2020, 13:00-14:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Battle Blood

UserDr Claire Roddie, UCL.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 22 January 2021, 17:30-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Corporatism: Reviving a Constitutional Concept

UserSteven Klein (King's College London).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 25 January 2021, 17:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Transitional Bleeding in Early Modern England

UserDr Sara Read, Loughborough University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 29 January 2021, 17:30-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Carl Schmitt in Leipzig – Defence of Democracy or Autocratic Subversion?

UserLars Vinx (Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 01 February 2021, 17:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Blood in Motion: The Physics of Blood Flow

UserProfessor Tim Pedley, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 05 February 2021, 17:30-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Thucydides’ Tragic Science of Democratic Defeat

UserMark Fisher (Georgetown University).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 08 February 2021, 17:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Dracula, Vampires and the New Woman

UserProfessor Carol Senf, Georgia Institute of Technology.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 12 February 2021, 17:30-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Kant's 'True Politics'

UserSusan Shell (Boston College).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 15 February 2021, 17:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Bloodlines of the British

UserProfessor Sir Walter Bodmer, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 19 February 2021, 17:30-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Experiencing Republican Texts

UserRachel Hammersley (Newcastle).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 22 February 2021, 17:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Blood villains and heros

UserMs Rose George, Journalist.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 26 February 2021, 17:30-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Not Being Kantian about Moral Justification

UserLuc Foisneau (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, CNRS).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 01 March 2021, 17:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Cold Blood

UserProfessor Stuart Egginton, University of Leeds.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 05 March 2021, 17:30-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Hegel and Italian Political Thought

UserFernanda Gallo (Homerton College, University of Cambridge).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 08 March 2021, 17:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Blood Sculptures

UserMr Marc Quinn, Artist.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 12 March 2021, 17:30-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Separation of Powers as a New Theory

UserJeffrey Tulis (University of Texas at Austin).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 15 March 2021, 17:00-19:00

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