Centre for the History of Science Medicine and Technology (OCHSMT) Seminars

The following seminars will be held in the Lecture Theatre, Maison Française d’Oxford and online with Zoom on Mondays at 16:00 (BST), Weeks 1-8.
Type: Seminar Series
Series organisers: Erica Charters, Mark Harrison, Catherine Jackson, Sloan Mahone, Alex Aylward
Timing: Mondays at 16:00 (UK)
Web Address: http://www.hsmt.ox.ac.uk/
Organising department: Oxford Centre for the History of Science, Medicine and Technology

Talks:

Monday 25 October 2021 (3rd Week, Michaelmas Term)

Prestige asymmetry in the popular image of physics
Date: 25 October 2021, 16:00 - 17:00 (Monday, 3rd week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker : Dr Joseph D Martin (Durham University)
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre, Maison Française d'Oxford, 2-10 Norham Rd
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Monday 1 November 2021 (4th Week, Michaelmas Term)

A hospital of her own: interwar colonial nurses and the mobility of power
Date: 1 November 2021, 16:00 - 17:15 (Monday, 4th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker : Dr Hagit Krik (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre, Maison Française d'Oxford, 2-10 Norham Rd
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Monday 8 November 2021 (5th Week, Michaelmas Term)

The origins of medicine in the prehistoric and archaic Greece
Date: 8 November 2021, 16:00 - 17:15 (Monday, 5th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker : Dr Tomáš Alušík (Charles University, Prague)
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre, Maison Française d'Oxford, 2-10 Norham Rd
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Monday 15 November 2021 (6th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Manuscript cultures of mathematics: east-west networks of knowledge
Date: 15 November 2021, 16:00 - 17:15 (Monday, 6th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker : Dr Alessandra Petrocchi (University of Oxford)
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre, Maison Française d'Oxford, 2-10 Norham Rd
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Monday 22 November 2021 (7th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Sacred histories of public health: leper asylums and the medical-evangelical state in twentieth-century British India
Date: 22 November 2021, 16:00 - 17:15 (Monday, 7th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker : Dr Shinjini Das (University of East Anglia)
Venue Details: Online with Zoom
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Monday 29 November 2021 (8th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Rodents and the balance of nature: wildlife protection as public health in the interwar Union of South Africa
Date: 29 November 2021, 16:00 - 17:15 (Monday, 8th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker : Dr Jules Skotnes-Brown (University of St Andrews)
Venue Details: TBC - either in person in the Lecture Theatre, Maison Française d'Oxford, 2-10 Norham Rd, or online with Zoom
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Editors: Laura Spence, Belinda Clark