Michaelmas Term 2013

Seminars are held on Mondays at 1pm in Seminar Room 1. You are welcome to bring your lunch with you.

Organised by Natalie Lawrence.

14 Oct Scott Mandelbrote (History, Cambridge)

The illustration and publication of Robert Morison’s History of Plants (1672–99)

21 Oct Kathryn Ticehurst (University of Sydney)

Anthropological field work in ‘mixed race’ Aboriginal communities in Australia, 1940–65

28 Oct Fungus Hunt at Bradfield Woods
4 Nov Damian Hughes (De Montfort University)

Hidden in plain sight: early ecology as visual science

11 Nov Charissa Varma (Darwin Correspondence Project)

Willi Hennig and philosophy

18 Nov Anna Maerker (KCL, London)

‘Dangerous and improper material’: models, preparations and the relationship between object and user in 18th- and 19th-century anatomical collections

25 Nov Andrew Buskell (HPS, Cambridge)

Bringing up the body: psychology and embodiment in the 20th century

2 Dec Francis Neary (HPS, Cambridge)

The sources of Charles Darwin’s work on animal reasoning


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