Seminars: Centre for the History of Science, Technology & Medicine (CHSTM) University of Manchester (UK)

January 31-May 23, 2017, University of Manchester, UK

Happy new year to all! The Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine at the University of Manchester have a fantastic line-up of seminar speakers this semester which we hope some of you can join us for.

Seminars run every other Tuesday, at 4pm (with tea and biscuits from 3.30pm) in room 2.57 on the second floor of the Simon Building (No 59 on the Campus Map).

Please find the full list of this semester’s seminars below and on our website.

Best wishes,

Harriet Palfreyman and Pratik Chakrabarti

CHSTM Seminar Series – Semester 2
Jan – May 2017

31 January
Chiara Beccalossi (University of Lincoln)
‘Sexology, Hormones and Medical Experiments in the “Latin Atlantic World”: International Networks between Southern Europe and Latin America, c. 1926-1950’

14 February
Roberta Bivins (University of Warwick)
‘“A spawning of the nether pit”: American responses to the NHS’

28 February
Saurabh Mishra (University of Sheffield)
‘Feathered Folk of the “Eastern Skies”: Birds and Human-Animal Relationship in Colonial India’

14 March
Sally Sheard (University of Liverpool)
‘The Politics of Sisyphus: waiting lists and waiting times in the battle for authority in the British NHS 1974-2004’

28 March
Claas Kirchhelle (University of Oxford)
‘The Colindale Typers – Bacteriophage and the British Public Health Laboratory Service’

25 April
Michael Sappol (European Institutes for Advanced Study) 

9 May
Anna Marie Roos (University of Lincoln)
‘Only meer Love to Learning”: A rediscovered travel diary of naturalist and collector James Petiver (c.1665-1718)’

23 May
Marie Hicks (Illinois Institute of Technology)
‘Programmed Inequality: Exploring Gender and the Fiction of Meritocracy in Computing’



Posted: February 07, 2017