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CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Ways of worldfaking

CANCELLED

UserBoaz Miller (Zefat Academic College).

HouseZoom.

ClockWednesday 01 December 2021, 13:00-14:30

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

'She's wearing it!' Gender, tinkering, and the design of hearing aids

UserJaipreet Virdi (University of Delaware).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 30 November 2021, 17:00-18:30

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

Causal explanation and revealed preferences

UserKate Vredenburgh (London School of Economics).

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9 and Zoom.

ClockThursday 25 November 2021, 15:30-17:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Tasting the past, or the fallacy of historical accuracy

Online only

UserMarieke M.A. Hendriksen (Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 22 November 2021, 13:00-14:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Climate storylines and managing uncertainty

UserMathias Frisch (Leibniz University Hannover).

HouseZoom.

ClockWednesday 17 November 2021, 13:00-14:30

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

Technoscience in the tropics: public agricultural research and environmental imaginaries in Brazil

UserRyan Nehring (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 16 November 2021, 17:00-18:30

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Sisyphean science: why value freedom is worth pursuing

UserJacob Stegenga (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseZoom.

ClockWednesday 10 November 2021, 13:00-14:30

Early Science and Medicine

Philosophy for anatomists: Francis Glisson and the peculiar fits of irritable matter

UserGuido Giglioni (University of Macerata).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 09 November 2021, 17:00-18:30

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

Tracing scientific instrument makers: the importance of researching the actual objects they made or sold

McConnell Lecture

UserGloria Clifton (Emeritus Curator, National Maritime Museum and Royal Observatory, Greenwich).

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9 and Zoom.

ClockThursday 04 November 2021, 15:30-17:00

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

Cultural groups, essentialism, and ontic risk

UserAndrew Buskell (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9 and Zoom.

ClockThursday 28 October 2021, 15:30-17:00

Cabinet of Natural History

The Living Archive of Aboriginal Art and Knowledge

Special session, 10am, online only

UserMaree Clarke, Mitch Mahoney, Fran Edmonds (University of Melbourne).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 28 October 2021, 10:00-11:00

Cabinet of Natural History

'Environment and Empire... in the museum': Cambridge and the platypus

UserCharlotte Connelly (The Polar Museum), Jack Ashby (University Museum of Zoology).

HouseZoom and Seminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 25 October 2021, 13:00-14:00

Rausing Lecture

The kinetic Caribbean: technologies of mobility in a pre-modern world

Twenty-Fifth Annual Hans Rausing Lecture

UserMaría M. Portuondo (Johns Hopkins University).

HouseThe Theatre, Peterhouse.

ClockThursday 21 October 2021, 16:30-18:00

Early Science and Medicine

Ship tracks on European maps and charts, c.1500–c.1800

UserSara Caputo (Magdalene College, Cambridge).

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9 and Zoom.

ClockTuesday 19 October 2021, 17:00-18:30

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

'Constipated, toothless fatties': body and diet in twentieth-century Britain

UserChris Otter (Ohio State University).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 12 October 2021, 17:00-18:30

Cabinet of Natural History

The 'lesser herbals' in early modern natural history

UserXinyi Wen (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseZoom and Seminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 11 October 2021, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Collecting and curating at Rothschild's Zoological Museum

UserElla Larsson (University of Westminster).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 24 May 2021, 13:00-14:00

Early Science and Medicine

The two lives of Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues: picturing plants in the 16th century

UserMonique Kornell and Dániel Margócsy.

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 18 May 2021, 17:00-18:30

Cabinet of Natural History

Of wasps in wigs and gnatter with gnats: how insects made Alice in Wonderland

UserFranziska Holt (University of York).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 17 May 2021, 13:00-14:00

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

Islamic science, cultural difference and colonization

UserHarun Küçük (University of Pennsylvania).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 13 May 2021, 15:30-17:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Nehemiah Grew, collector, curator, and cataloguer of plants

UserChristoffer Basse Eriksen (University of Cambridge).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 10 May 2021, 13:00-14:00

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

Futures

UserJenny Andersson (Upsala University) and Sandra Kemp (Lancaster University).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 06 May 2021, 15:30-17:00

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

World models and intuition in the 1970s

UserSarah Dry (University of Cambridge).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 29 April 2021, 15:30-17:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Practical intentions, action schemas, and strategic control in skill

UserEllen Fridland (King's College London).

HouseZoom.

ClockWednesday 17 March 2021, 13:00-14:30

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

Data agnosticism in medical emergencies: a tale from the past

UserDavid Teira (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 11 March 2021, 15:30-17:00

Early Science and Medicine

Birth, fate, and Roman futures

UserAnna Bonnell Freidin (University of Michigan).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 09 March 2021, 17:00-18:30

Cabinet of Natural History

Dithipa: (re)collecting animals and their depictions from southern Africa's Missionary Road

UserChris Wingfield (Sainsbury Research Unit for the Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 08 March 2021, 13:00-14:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

What kind of models are deep learning algorithms?

UserLena Zuchowski (University of Bristol).

HouseZoom.

ClockWednesday 03 March 2021, 13:00-14:30

Cabinet of Natural History

Books, botany and the organisation of nature in 18th-century Cambridge

UserEdwin Rose (University of Cambridge).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 01 March 2021, 13:00-14:00

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

Drawing processes

UserChiara Ambrosio (University College London).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 25 February 2021, 15:30-17:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

From authenticism to alethism: against McCarroll on observer memory

UserKourken Michaelian (Université Grenoble Alpes).

HouseZoom.

ClockWednesday 24 February 2021, 13:00-14:30

Early Science and Medicine

Wound Man: three early modern afterlives of a medieval surgical image

UserJack Hartnell (University of East Anglia).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 23 February 2021, 17:00-18:30

Cabinet of Natural History

Gardens in ink: engraved title-pages of botanical treatises from 1450 to 1700

UserKaleigh Hunter (University of Wuppertal).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 22 February 2021, 13:00-14:00

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

Seed sovereignty and 'our living relatives' in Native American community farming and gardening

UserElizabeth Hoover (University of California, Berkeley).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 16 February 2021, 17:00-18:30

Cabinet of Natural History

A natural history of evil

UserAlexander Etkind (European University Institute at Florence).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 15 February 2021, 13:00-14:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

P-hacking: its costs and when it is warranted

UserAdrian Erasmus (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseZoom.

ClockWednesday 10 February 2021, 13:00-14:30

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

Race, science and literary studies in the 21st century

UserJosie Gill (University of Bristol).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 04 February 2021, 15:30-17:00

Generation to Reproduction Seminars

Renaissance eugenics

UserMackenzie Cooley (Hamilton College).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 02 February 2021, 17:00-18:30

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

Truth AND consequences

UserPolly Mitchell (King's College London).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 28 January 2021, 15:30-17:00

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

The concept of 'disease carrier' in Western medicine

UserAmir Teicher (Tel Aviv University).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 26 January 2021, 17:00-18:30

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

How does process tracing work?

UserChristopher Clarke (CRASSH Cambridge and Erasmus University, Rotterdam).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 21 January 2021, 15:30-17:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Nominalism in the social sciences: promises and pitfalls

UserAriane Hanemaayer (Brandon University and CRASSH, Cambridge).

HouseZoom.

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

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

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

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

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

Do we live in a post-truth era?

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

HouseZoom.

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

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Epistemic responsibility and scientific authorship

UserHaixin Dang (University of Leeds).

HouseZoom.

ClockWednesday 18 November 2020, 13:00-14:30

Generation to Reproduction Seminars

Gender and generation in premodern Europe

UserLeah DeVun (Rutgers University).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 17 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

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

'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

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

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Learning from case studies

UserPetri Ylikoski (University of Helsinki).

HouseZoom.

ClockWednesday 04 November 2020, 13:00-14:30

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

Cabinet of Natural History

Discovery of Britain and Ireland's bryophytes

UserChristopher Preston.

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 02 November 2020, 13:00-14:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Science and speculation

UserAdrian Currie (University of Exeter).

HouseTeams.

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

Early Science and Medicine

The first Egyptian society

UserAnna Marie Roos (University of Lincoln).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 20 October 2020, 17:00-18:30

Cabinet of Natural History

Piecing together the 19th-century Lisbon zoological collections through catalogue lists, specimen tags and paper slips

UserCatarina Madruga (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam & University of Lisbon).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 12 October 2020, 13:00-14:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Title to be confirmed

CANCELLED

UserCarina Prunkl (University of Oxford).

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

ClockWednesday 11 March 2020, 13:00-14:30

Cabinet of Natural History

Darwin and the dog breeders: on correspondence and class in 19th-century Britain

CANCELLED

UserLaura Brassington (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 24 February 2020, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Monkeys and modernity in colonial Myanmar

Please note that this seminar is on a Friday

UserJonathan Saha (University of Leeds).

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

ClockFriday 14 February 2020, 13:00-14:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Creativity and AI

UserMarta Halina (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 29 January 2020, 13:00-14:30

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

How atoms became real

UserMilena Ivanova (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockThursday 23 January 2020, 15:30-17:00

Generation to Reproduction Seminars

Reproductive regimes in apartheid South Africa

CANCELLED

UserSusanne Klausen (Ottawa, Amsterdam and Johannesburg).

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

ClockTuesday 26 November 2019, 17:00-18:30

Coffee with Scientists

1 million correlations: steps towards reproducible psychological science

UserAmy Orben (Emmanuel College and MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit).

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

ClockFriday 22 November 2019, 15:30-17:00

Rausing Lecture

Whose history of technology? Path dependencies, contested modernities, and pockets of persistence

Twenty-Fourth Annual Hans Rausing Lecture

UserRuth Oldenziel (Eindhoven University of Technology).

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene't Street.

ClockThursday 16 May 2019, 16:30-18:00

Twentieth Century Think Tank

Thinking/researching/teaching race, genetics and intelligence in HPS and STS

UserJenny Bangham (HPS), Marta Halina (HPS) and Ernesto Schwartz Marin (University of Exeter).

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

ClockThursday 16 May 2019, 13:00-14:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Insta-Glam: Smartphone Apps and Beauty Surveillance

UserProf Rosalind Gill, City University of London.

HouseRoom B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 12 March 2019, 12:30-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

The 'dye herbarium': capturing colour in botanical collections

UserAnna Svensson (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm).

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

ClockMonday 04 March 2019, 13:00-14:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

The Class Ceiling: Why it Plays to be Privileged

UserDr Sam Friedman, London School of Economics.

HouseRoom B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 26 February 2019, 12:30-14:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Beauty, truth and understanding

UserMilena Ivanova (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 20 February 2019, 13:00-14:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Is Europe Christian?

UserProf Oliver Roy, European University Institute.

HouseRoom B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 12 February 2019, 12:30-14:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Negotiating history: contingency, canonicity and case studies

UserAgnes Bolinska and Joseph Martin (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 30 January 2019, 13:00-14:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

What is the Sociology of Reproduction all about?

UserProf Sarah Franklin, Sociology Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseRoom B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 29 January 2019, 12:30-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Tour of the recently re-opened University Museum of Zoology and an insider's guide to natural history museums

Meet outside the Whale Hall (main entrance of the Museum of Zoology) by 1pm

UserJack Ashby (Museum of Zoology, Cambridge).

HouseUniversity Museum of Zoology.

ClockMonday 21 January 2019, 13:00-14:00

Twentieth Century Think Tank

Decolonising the history of science curriculum

UserMary Brazelton, Simon Schaffer, Charu Singh and Richard Staley (University of Cambridge).

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

ClockThursday 17 January 2019, 13:00-14:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

The C theory of time

UserMatt Farr (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 28 November 2018, 13:00-14:30

Twentieth Century Think Tank

'The American soldier' in Jerusalem: on measurement, travel and translation

CANCELLED

UserTal Arbel (Tel Aviv University/University of Edinburgh).

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

ClockThursday 22 November 2018, 13:00-14:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Time-asymmetry in thermal physics

UserKatie Robertson (Faculty of Philosophy, Cambridge/University of Birmingham).

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

ClockWednesday 21 November 2018, 13:00-14:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Sociology at Cambridge: Past, Present and Future

UserProf Anthony Giddens, Prof Patrick Baert, Dr Ali Meghji, Prof Jackie Scott, Prof J Thompson.

House Clare College, Cambridge .

ClockMonday 12 November 2018, 14:45-16:15

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

How to do things with sensors

UserProf Jennifer Gabrys, Cambridge Sociology Department.

HouseRoom B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 30 October 2018, 12:00-14:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Explanations for medical artificial intelligence

UserRune Nyrup (Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, Cambridge).

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

ClockWednesday 17 October 2018, 13:00-14:30

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Many Molyneux Questions

UserJonathan Cohen (University of California, San Diego).

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

ClockWednesday 10 October 2018, 13:00-14:30

Cabinet of Natural History

The long-lost Paston Collection

UserSpike Bucklow (Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge).

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

ClockMonday 08 October 2018, 13:00-14:00

Rausing Lecture

Steamroll all the brutes: coal, steam and British Imperialism in mid-nineteenth century Levant and West Africa

Twenty-Third Annual Hans Rausing Lecture

UserAndreas Malm (Lund University).

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene't Street.

ClockThursday 17 May 2018, 16:30-18:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Understanding protein function through multiple models of structure: barriers to integration

UserAgnes Bolinska (Department of History and Philosophy of Science) and Julie-Anne Gandier (University of Toronto).

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

ClockWednesday 09 May 2018, 13:00-14:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Fear and loathing in modern warfare

UserProf Michael Mann, Distinguished Research Professor, UCLA.

HouseRoom 3, Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 01 May 2018, 14:00-16:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

How archaeologists resolve the inductive risk argument

CANCELLED

UserRune Nyrup (Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence).

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

ClockWednesday 14 March 2018, 13:00-14:30

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

Disaggregating goods

Please note change of day and time

UserMariam Thalos (University of Utah).

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

ClockWednesday 21 February 2018, 13:00-14:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Digital Fakery and its Consequences

UserDr Ella McPherson, Cambridge Sociology Department.

HouseRoom G, 2nd Floor, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 13 February 2018, 12:30-14:00

Twentieth Century Think Tank

Ether: the multiple lives of a resilient concept

UserJaume Navarro (University of the Basque Country).

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

ClockThursday 18 January 2018, 13:00-14:00

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

A bold hypothesis about pursuit

UserAdrian Currie (Centre for the Study of Existential Risk).

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

ClockThursday 16 November 2017, 15:30-17:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Iron holds the whale

UserJenny Bulstrode (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 13 November 2017, 13:00-14:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Putting health and wellbeing evidence into policy

User• Sara MacLennan, Whatworks wellbeing centre.

HouseEnglish faculty room GR04.

ClockWednesday 01 November 2017, 17:00-18:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Conference: Centenary of the Russian Revolution

UserOrganisers: Dr David Lane (Cambridge Sociology) and Dr Jeff Miley (Cambridge Sociology).

HouseQueen's Lecture Theatre, Emmanuel College.

ClockFriday 27 October 2017, 09:45-18:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

The perils of p-hacking and the promise of pre-analysis plans

UserJacob Stegenga (with Zoë Hitzig) (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 18 October 2017, 13:00-14:30

Rausing Lecture

The history of failure: a chronicle of losers or key to success?

Twenty-Second Annual Hans Rausing Lecture

UserLissa Roberts (University of Twente).

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene't Street.

ClockThursday 11 May 2017, 16:30-18:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Iran’s Rhetoric Aggression: the Hard Words of Soft War

UserDR ROXANNE FARMANFARMAIAN (POLIS, University of Cambridge).

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 28 February 2017, 12:30-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Natural history and the antiquarian

UserBoris Jardine (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 27 February 2017, 13:00-14:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Wishful speaking: science, truth and dictatorship

UserStephen John (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 25 January 2017, 13:00-14:30

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

The anti-feminist construction of the 'midlife crisis'

UserSusanne Schmidt (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockTuesday 29 November 2016, 17:00-18:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Peculiar Institutions: Four centuries of race-making in the United States

UserProfessor Loïc Wacquant, Pitt Professor in the Department of Sociology .

HouseKnox Shaw Room, Sidney Sussex College.

ClockMonday 28 November 2016, 17:00-19:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

The ghetto and the prison

UserProfessor Loïc Wacquant, Pitt Professor in the Department of Sociology .

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

ClockFriday 18 November 2016, 17:00-19:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Racialized slavery and racial terrorism

UserProfessor Loïc Wacquant, Pitt Professor in the Department of Sociology .

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

ClockThursday 17 November 2016, 17:00-19:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Race as symbolic violence and public dishonour

UserProfessor Loïc Wacquant, Pitt Professor in the Department of Sociology.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 1.

ClockWednesday 16 November 2016, 17:00-19:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

What makes econophysics distinctive?

UserJames Weatherall (University of California, Irvine).

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

ClockWednesday 16 November 2016, 13:00-14:30

Generation to Reproduction Seminars

Making pregnancy public in seventeenth-century England

UserLeah Astbury (Department of History and Philosphy of Science).

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

ClockTuesday 01 November 2016, 17:00-18:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Immigrant Access in the Affordable Care Act: Legacies of the Confederacy

UserProf Donald W. Light, Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine.

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 14 June 2016, 12:30-14:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

The Political Sociology of Human Rights

UserPROF KATE NASH (Goldsmiths, University of London).

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 31 May 2016, 12:30-14:00

Rausing Lecture

Reclaiming conversation: our new silent spring in a digital age

Twenty-First Annual Hans Rausing Lecture

UserSherry Turkle (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene't Street.

ClockThursday 19 May 2016, 16:30-18:00

Coffee with Scientists

How to study fire

UserJenni Sidey (Research Associate, Department of Engineering).

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

ClockFriday 13 May 2016, 15:30-17:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Jewish Conditions, Theories of Nationalism

UserProf John Hall, James McGill Professor of Comparative Historical Sociology at McGill University.

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 12:30-14:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Better Medical Research Without Patents? The Good-Pharma model.

UserPROF DONALD W LIGHT (Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine).

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 10 May 2016, 17:00-19:00

Coffee with Scientists

The technological singularity: superintelligent machines and the future of humanity

UserMurray Shanahan (Professor of Cognitive Robotics, Imperial College London).

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

ClockFriday 06 May 2016, 15:30-17:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Thinking through racial capitalism in our time

UserPROF GARGI BHATTACHARYYA (University of East London).

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 03 May 2016, 12:30-14:00

Coffee with Scientists

How should scientists quantify academic value?

UserAlecia Carter (Research Fellow, Churchill College and Department of Zoology).

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

ClockFriday 29 April 2016, 15:30-17:00

Twentieth Century Think Tank

Builders of the vision

UserDaniel Cardoso Llach (Carnegie Mellon University/Cambridge).

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

ClockThursday 28 April 2016, 13:00-14:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

The Causes of War

UserProf Michael Mann, University of California. Los Angeles.

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockWednesday 27 April 2016, 17:00-19:00

Coffee with Scientists

Data-driven versus hypothesis-driven science

UserSteve Oliver (Professor of Systems Biology and Biochemistry; Director of the Cambridge Systems Biology Centre).

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

ClockFriday 22 April 2016, 15:30-17:00

Coffee with Scientists

Did the earth sciences have a 20th-century revolution?

UserMartin Rudwick (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockFriday 19 February 2016, 15:30-17:00

Coffee with Scientists

Are we tackling the causes of global warming effectively?

UserSir David King (Foreign Secretary's Special Representative on Climate Change).

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

ClockFriday 12 February 2016, 15:30-17:00

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

The maternal-fetal relationship since 1900

UserTatjana Buklijas (Liggins Institute and Central European University).

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

ClockTuesday 09 February 2016, 17:00-18:30

Twentieth Century Think Tank

The impact of machines

UserHenry K. Miller (Slade School of Fine Art, UCL).

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

ClockThursday 04 February 2016, 13:00-14:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

The problem of confirmation in the Everett interpretation

UserEmily Adlam (Department of Applied Maths and Theoretical Physics).

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

ClockWednesday 03 February 2016, 13:00-14:30

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