February 3-May 19, 2015, University of Manchester (UK)
The CHSTM seminar is held fortnightly during the teaching semester. Unless otherwise indicated, the seminar takes places on Tuesdays at 4pm. Seminars are typically around 50 minutes in length, followed by a period for audience questions.
Unless otherwise indicated, meetings will take place in the CHSTM Seminar Room, 2.57 Simon Building.
The current seminar co-ordinators are Dr. Ray Macauley and Dr. Amy Chambers. Please contact either of them if you have any queries about seminar arrangements. For their emails or to sign up for our mailing list, please visit https://networks.h-net.org/node/9782/discussions/59215/seminars-centre-history-science-technology-medicine-chstm.
Programme: February to May 2015
Andrew Fearnley, University of Manchester
Ashley Montagu, Freud’s “Fruitful Theories”, and the Place of Psychoanalysis in the American Human Sciences, 1930-1960
Fern Elsdon-Baker, Coventry University
Clash Narratives in Context: What Really Drives the Science and Religion Debate
Marcia Holmes, University of Chicago
Performing Proficiency: Psychological Experiments on Man-Machine Systems in the United States, 1950-1965
Fred Jevons science policy lecture with Manchester Institute of Innovation Research: Location and time to be announced
Dominique Pestre, Director of Institut Francilien Recherche, Innovation, Société / Alexandre Koyré Centre, Paris
Bankspeak. The language of World Bank Reports, 1946-2012
Simon Willmetts, University of Hull
“Weaponising Cinema”: Hollywood, the OSS, and the Logistics of Perception
Kendrick Oliver, University of Southampton
The Noise of Creation: Cosmology, Communication and Commerce in the long 1960s
Joint seminar with Manchester Institute of Innovation Research: 1pm – 2pm, Room 10.05, 10th Floor, Harold Hankins Building, Manchester Business School
Alice Bell, freelance journalist
The Scientific Revolution that Wasn’t: Uncovering the Radical Science Movement
Jenny Bangham, Max Planck Institute, Berlin
Rare blood and unruly lives: genetics, transfusion and paper technology in mid-twentieth century Britain
Posted: January 28, 2015