Seminars in the History of Science, Medicine, and Technology

The following seminars will be held in the History Faculty Lecture Theatre, George Street, Oxford on Mondays at 16:00. Coffee will be available from 15:30

All are welcome.
Type: Seminar Series
Series organisers: Dr Sloan Mahone (University of Oxford), Professor Rob Iliffe (University of Oxford)
Timing: Mondays at 4pm
Web Address: http://www.hsmt.ox.ac.uk/

Talks:

Monday 29 April 2019 (1st Week, Trinity Term)

Signals from other worlds: the technological imagination in British wireless cultures, circa 1900-1940
Date: 29 April 2019, 16:00 - 17:30 (Monday, 1st week, Trinity 2019)
Speaker : Dr Richard Noakes (University of Exeter)
Venue: History Faculty - Lecture Room,
Organisers: Dr Sloan Mahone, Professor Rob Iliffe
Hosts: TBA

Monday 13 May 2019 (3rd Week, Trinity Term)

Women’s Labour and British Naval Hospitals and Hospital Ships 1775-1815
Date: 13 May 2019, 16:00 - 17:30 (Monday, 3rd week, Trinity 2019)
Speaker : Dr Erin Spinney (University of Oxford)
Venue: History Faculty - Lecture Room,
Organisers: Dr Sloan Mahone, Professor Rob Iliffe
Hosts: TBA

Monday 20 May 2019 (4th Week, Trinity Term)

“Dead souls”: mortality, disability and early release on medical grounds from GULAG, 1930-1955
Date: 20 May 2019, 16:00 - 17:30 (Monday, 4th week, Trinity 2019)
Speaker : Mikhail Nakonechnyi (University of Oxford)
Venue: History Faculty - Lecture Room,
Organisers: Dr Sloan Mahone, Professor Rob Iliffe
Hosts: TBA

Monday 3 June 2019 (6th Week, Trinity Term)

Title TBC
Date: 3 June 2019, 16:00 - 17:30 (Monday, 6th week, Trinity 2019)
Speaker : Dr Emily Senior (Birkbeck University)
Venue: History Faculty - Lecture Room,
Organisers: Dr Sloan Mahone, Professor Rob Iliffe
Hosts: TBA

Monday 10 June 2019 (7th Week, Trinity Term)

How much do ideas matter? The role of biological myths in the creation of social and ethnic hierarchies
Date: 10 June 2019, 16:00 - 17:30 (Monday, 7th week, Trinity 2019)
Speaker : Dr John Waller (Michigan State University)
Venue: History Faculty - Lecture Room,
Organisers: Dr Sloan Mahone, Professor Rob Iliffe
Hosts: TBA

Monday 17 June 2019 (8th Week, Trinity Term)

Reconstructing Thomist astrology: Robert Bellarmine and the debate over the Papal bull Coeli et terrae
Date: 17 June 2019, 16:00 - 17:30 (Monday, 8th week, Trinity 2019)
Speaker : Dr Neil Tarrant (University of York)
Venue: History Faculty - Lecture Room,
Organisers: Dr Sloan Mahone, Professor Rob Iliffe
Hosts: TBA

Editors: Laura Spence, Laura Spence, Belinda Clark