Easter Term 2014

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

Organised by Natalie Lawrence

28 April

Sachiko Kusukawa (Trinity College, Cambridge)
William Courten (1642–1702) and natural history

5 May Lee Jung (Needham Research Institute)
Between universalism and regionalism: Nakai Takenoshin’s research on colonial Korean plants and Japanese universal systematics
12 May Mimi Winick (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey)
Studied enchantment: the conjectural method in late Victorian scholarship
19 May Michael Bravo (Scott Polar Research Institute)
Apollonian vision and polar projections: some reflections on cosmography, instruments and empire
26 May Francis Neary (HPS, Cambridge)
The sources of Charles Darwin’s work on animal reasoning
2 June Thomas le Roux (Maison Française d’Oxford)
Industrial pollution and politics in France: the great shift, 1750–1830
Friday 13 June Cabinet Party, 12.30–3pm, Caius Fellows’ Garden
Speaker: James Hall (HPS, Cambridge)



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