Name: Professor Rob Iliffe
University of Oxford

Events this person is speaking at:

Thursday 11 April 2019 (-2nd Week, Trinity Term)

Talk: Science fictions
Date: 11 April 2019, 18:00 - 19:00 (Thursday, -2nd week, Trinity 2019)
Speaker : Professor Rob Iliffe (University of Oxford)
Venue: History of Science Museum, Broad Street OX1 3AZ
Venue Details: Basement Gallery
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Wednesday 24 April 2019 (0th Week, Trinity Term)

Opening and Unveiling of the Exhibition '19 Years of Utopiales'
Date: 24 April 2019, 17:00 - 19:30 (Wednesday, 0th week, Trinity 2019)
Speaker s: Professor Rob Iliffe (University of Oxford), Professor Tom McLeish (University of York)
Venue Details: Maison Française d'Oxford, 2-10 Norham Road, OX2 6SE
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

'Paradoxical twins: the co-emergence of science and science fiction in the Enlightenment'
Date: 24 April 2019, 17:00 - 18:00 (Wednesday, 0th week, Trinity 2019)
Speaker : Professor Rob Iliffe (University of Oxford)
Venue Details: Maison Francaise d'Oxford, 2-10 Norham Road, Oxford OX2 6SE
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Saturday 8 June 2019 (6th Week, Trinity Term)

CONFERENCE: Paradigm shifts across the ages
Date: 8 June 2019, 10:30 - 17:00 (Saturday, 6th week, Trinity 2019)
Speaker s: Professor Liba Taub (University of Cambridge), Professor Rob Iliffe (University of Oxford), Professor Frank James (The Royal Institution), Professor John Preston (University of Reading)
Venue Details: Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Department of Physics, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PU
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Friday 5 March 2021 (7th Week, Hilary Term)

The Philosophical Café online discussion: Newton as Priest of Nature
Date: 5 March 2021, 18:00 - 19:00 (Friday, 7th week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker : Professor Rob Iliffe (University of Oxford)
Venue Details: Online with Zoom and live on YouTube
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: Grigore Vida (University of Bucharest), Dana Jalobeanu (University of Bucharest), Jo Hedesan (University of Oxford)

Events this person is organising:

Monday 23 April 2018 (1st Week, Trinity Term)

How Darwin learned to theorize
Date: 23 April 2018, 16:00 - 17:15 (Monday, 1st week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Professor Alistair Sponsel (Vanderbilt University)
Venue: History Faculty, George Street OX1 2RL
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Dr Atsuko Naono (University of Oxford ), Dr Roderick Bailey (University of Oxford), Professor Rob Iliffe (University of Oxford), Dr Erica Charters (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Monday 30 April 2018 (2nd Week, Trinity Term)

The Casebooks Project: http://www.magicandmedicine.hps.cam.ac.uk/
Date: 30 April 2018, 16:00 - 17:15 (Monday, 2nd week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Dr Lauren Kassell (University of Cambridge)
Venue: History Faculty, George Street OX1 2RL
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Dr Atsuko Naono (University of Oxford ), Dr Roderick Bailey (University of Oxford), Professor Rob Iliffe (University of Oxford), Dr Erica Charters (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Monday 14 May 2018 (4th Week, Trinity Term)

Looking through the Telectroscope: the material culture of the Victorian future
Date: 14 May 2018, 16:00 - 17:15 (Monday, 4th week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Professor Iwan Morus (Aberystwyth University)
Venue: History Faculty, George Street OX1 2RL
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Dr Atsuko Naono (University of Oxford ), Dr Roderick Bailey (University of Oxford), Professor Rob Iliffe (University of Oxford), Dr Erica Charters (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Monday 21 May 2018 (5th Week, Trinity Term)

Things come together: science in the American West
Date: 21 May 2018, 16:00 - 17:15 (Monday, 5th week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Elliott West (University of Arkansas, and The Queen’s College)
Venue: History Faculty, George Street OX1 2RL
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Dr Atsuko Naono (University of Oxford ), Dr Roderick Bailey (University of Oxford), Professor Rob Iliffe (University of Oxford), Dr Erica Charters (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Monday 4 June 2018 (7th Week, Trinity Term)

Scientific networks and humanitarian ends: Dr Thomas Hodgkin and the protection of aborigines in mid-nineteenth century London
Date: 4 June 2018, 16:00 - 17:15 (Monday, 7th week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Dr Zoe Laidlaw (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Venue: History Faculty, George Street OX1 2RL
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Dr Atsuko Naono (University of Oxford ), Dr Roderick Bailey (University of Oxford), Professor Rob Iliffe (University of Oxford), Dr Erica Charters (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Monday 11 June 2018 (8th Week, Trinity Term)

Euclid in the world of early modern London's practical mathematicians
Date: 11 June 2018, 16:00 - 17:15 (Monday, 8th week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Dr Philip Beeley (University of Oxford)
Venue: History Faculty, George Street OX1 2RL
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Dr Atsuko Naono (University of Oxford ), Dr Roderick Bailey (University of Oxford), Professor Rob Iliffe (University of Oxford), Dr Erica Charters (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Monday 8 October 2018 (1st Week, Michaelmas Term)

“The few cubic centimetres inside your skull”: electro-convulsive therapy in Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four
Date: 8 October 2018, 16:00 - 17:30 (Monday, 1st week, Michaelmas 2018)
Speaker : Dr Lisa Mullen (University of Oxford)
Venue: History Faculty - Lecture Room,
Venue Details: https://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/access/dandt/humanities/oldboyshighschool/
Organisers: Professor Rob Iliffe (University of Oxford), Dr Sloan Mahone (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Monday 15 October 2018 (2nd Week, Michaelmas Term)

“Strange things may be accomplished:” Gurus between Science and Miracles
Date: 15 October 2018, 16:00 - 17:30 (Monday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2018)
Speaker : Professor Ruth Harris
Venue: History Faculty - Lecture Room,
Venue Details: https://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/access/dandt/humanities/oldboyshighschool/
Organisers: Professor Rob Iliffe (University of Oxford), Dr Sloan Mahone (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Monday 22 October 2018 (3rd Week, Michaelmas Term)

Archival ethics from below: the case of an African Cancer Hospital
Date: 22 October 2018, 16:00 - 17:30 (Monday, 3rd week, Michaelmas 2018)
Speaker : Dr Marissa Mika (University College London)
Venue: History Faculty - Lecture Room,
Venue Details: https://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/access/dandt/humanities/oldboyshighschool/
Organisers: Professor Rob Iliffe (University of Oxford), Dr Sloan Mahone (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Monday 29 October 2018 (4th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Smallpox eradication in China and emerging narratives of global health, 1949-79
Date: 29 October 2018, 16:00 - 17:30 (Monday, 4th week, Michaelmas 2018)
Speaker : Dr Mary Brazelton (University of Cambridge)
Venue: History Faculty - Lecture Room,
Venue Details: https://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/access/dandt/humanities/oldboyshighschool/
Organisers: Professor Rob Iliffe (University of Oxford), Dr Sloan Mahone (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Monday 5 November 2018 (5th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Catholicism, reproduction, and eugenics in interwar Hungary
Date: 5 November 2018, 16:00 - 17:30 (Monday, 5th week, Michaelmas 2018)
Speaker : Dr Marius Turda (Oxford Brookes University)
Venue: History Faculty - Lecture Room,
Venue Details: https://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/access/dandt/humanities/oldboyshighschool/
Organisers: Professor Rob Iliffe (University of Oxford), Dr Sloan Mahone (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Monday 12 November 2018 (6th Week, Michaelmas Term)

The intemperate brain: debates over habit and heredity in the 19th century
Date: 12 November 2018, 16:00 - 17:30 (Monday, 6th week, Michaelmas 2018)
Speaker : Dr John Lidwell-Durnin (University of Oxford)
Venue: History Faculty - Lecture Room,
Venue Details: https://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/access/dandt/humanities/oldboyshighschool/
Organisers: Professor Rob Iliffe (University of Oxford), Dr Sloan Mahone (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Monday 19 November 2018 (7th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Venereal disease in the British Empire
Date: 19 November 2018, 16:00 - 17:30 (Monday, 7th week, Michaelmas 2018)
Speaker : Professor Katherine Paugh (Oxford)
Venue: History Faculty - Lecture Room,
Venue Details: https://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/access/dandt/humanities/oldboyshighschool/
Organisers: Professor Rob Iliffe (University of Oxford), Dr Sloan Mahone (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Monday 26 November 2018 (8th Week, Michaelmas Term)

The Royal Observatory, Greenwich, and mathematical practice in early modern London
Date: 26 November 2018, 16:00 - 17:30 (Monday, 8th week, Michaelmas 2018)
Speaker : Dr Rebekah Higgitt (University of Kent)
Venue: History Faculty - Lecture Room,
Venue Details: https://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/access/dandt/humanities/oldboyshighschool/
Organisers: Professor Rob Iliffe (University of Oxford), Dr Sloan Mahone (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Monday 14 January 2019 (1st Week, Hilary Term)

Radical artisans, divine design, and evolution in Britain, 1819-36
Date: 14 January 2019, 16:00 - 17:30 (Monday, 1st week, Hilary 2019)
Speaker : Dr Jonathan Topham (University of Leeds)
Venue: History Faculty, George Street OX1 2RL
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Professor Rob Iliffe (University of Oxford), Dr Sloan Mahone (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Monday 21 January 2019 (2nd Week, Hilary Term)

The history of poisons: toxic matters, scientific actors and socio-political processes, 19th-20th c.
Date: 21 January 2019, 16:00 - 17:30 (Monday, 2nd week, Hilary 2019)
Speaker : Professor Judith Rainhorn (Universite Paris-1 Pantheon-Sorbonne/Maison Française d'Oxford)
Venue: History Faculty, George Street OX1 2RL
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Professor Rob Iliffe (University of Oxford), Dr Sloan Mahone (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Monday 4 February 2019 (4th Week, Hilary Term)

“Whipping Boy” to “Envy of the World”: Promoting the NHS at Home and Abroad, 1948-1998
Date: 4 February 2019, 16:00 - 17:30 (Monday, 4th week, Hilary 2019)
Speaker : Professor Roberta Bivins (University of Warwick)
Venue: History Faculty, George Street OX1 2RL
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Professor Rob Iliffe (University of Oxford), Dr Sloan Mahone (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Monday 11 February 2019 (5th Week, Hilary Term)

German science, French translations, and the global market of books (1810-1850)
Date: 11 February 2019, 16:00 - 17:30 (Monday, 5th week, Hilary 2019)
Speaker : Professor Pietro Corsi (University of Oxford)
Venue: History Faculty, George Street OX1 2RL
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Professor Rob Iliffe (University of Oxford), Dr Sloan Mahone (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Monday 18 February 2019 (6th Week, Hilary Term)

Charlatan epistemology (provisionally)
Date: 18 February 2019, 16:00 - 17:30 (Monday, 6th week, Hilary 2019)
Speaker : Dr Koen Vermeir (CNRS Paris/Maison Française d'Oxford)
Venue: History Faculty, George Street OX1 2RL
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Dr Atsuko Naono (University of Oxford ), Dr Roderick Bailey (University of Oxford), Professor Rob Iliffe (University of Oxford), Dr Erica Charters (University of Oxford), Professor Robert Iliffe (University of Oxford), Dr Sloan Mahone (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Monday 25 February 2019 (7th Week, Hilary Term)

Thrifty science: making the most of materials in the history of experiment
Date: 25 February 2019, 16:00 - 17:30 (Monday, 7th week, Hilary 2019)
Speaker : Dr Simon Werrett (UCL)
Venue: History Faculty, George Street OX1 2RL
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Professor Rob Iliffe (University of Oxford), Dr Sloan Mahone (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Monday 4 March 2019 (8th Week, Hilary Term)

Transnational History of Clockwork Automata: Karakuri Ningyō and the Art of Artificial Life
Date: 4 March 2019, 16:00 - 17:30 (Monday, 8th week, Hilary 2019)
Speaker : Dr Mateja Kovacic (University of Oxford)
Venue: History Faculty, George Street OX1 2RL
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Professor Rob Iliffe (University of Oxford), Dr Sloan Mahone (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA