Lent Term 2014

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

Organised by Natalie Lawrence.

20 Jan

Gowan Dawson (University of Leicester) 

Citizen Cuvier: radical appropriations of Georges Cuvier’s law of correlation in Edinburgh and London, 1801–1837

27 Jan

Cassandra Gorman (English, Cambridge) 

The atom as metaphor: responses to atomism in 17th-century English literature

3 Feb

Anna Marie Roos (University of Lincoln) 

The elephant in the room: historians and scientists working together

10 Feb

Joydeep Sen (University of Kent) 

Philology, mythology and geology in colonial India

17 Feb

Margaret Carlyle (HPS, Cambridge) 

Skeletons in the cabinet and the Grand Tour of anatomy

24 Feb

Cabinet outing: Linnean Society

3 Mar

Jon Agar (UCL) 

What counts as threatened? Population biology, objectivity and the sixth extinction

10 Mar

James Poskett (HPS, Cambridge) 

National types: the transatlantic publication and reception of Crania Americana (1839)


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