Cambridge HPS Departmental Seminar, Easter Term 2015

April 23-May 21, 2015, University of Cambridge

**Departmental Seminars**

Thursdays from 3.30 to 5pm in Seminar Room 2; tea from 3pm in Seminar Room 1.

Organised by Richard Staley and Marta Halina.

Easter Term 2015

23 April

Greg Radick (University of Leeds)
Mendel the fraud? A social history of truth in genetics

30 April

Simon Naylor (University of Glasgow)
Log books and the law of storms: maritime meteorology and the British Admiralty in the 19th century

7 May

Angela Breitenbach (Faculty of Philosophy, Cambridge)
The lawfulness of the contingent

14 May

Warwick Anderson (University of Sydney)

Filming Fore, shooting scientists: medical research and documentary film

21 May

Twentieth Annual Hans Rausing Lecture – McCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene’t Street, 4.30pm
Jianjun Mei (Needham Research Institute, Cambridge)
Metallurgy and Chinese civilisation: an historical overview

With the exception of the Hans Rausing Lecture, seminars are held on Thursdays from 3.30 to 5pm in Seminar Room 2. There is tea beforehand from 3pm in Seminar Room 1. Department of the History and Philosophy of Science, Free School Lane, Cambridge CB2 3RH.

For the full seminar list and abstracts, please see http://www.hps.cam.ac.uk/seminars/dept.html

Posted: April 25, 2015