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History of Science and Technology Hub

Introduction

The History Department has a wealth of expertise in the history of science and technology. We cover the full range of scientific disciplines, from physics to anthropology to economics, as well as the technologies associated with them. Our teaching and research in this area is distinctive. It links up the history of scientific theories with wider historical phenomena such as war, religion, globalisation, social change, ideology, and the rise and fall of states and empires. This work is integrated into various projects in the History Department and is connected to other Warwick research centres in the sciences, humanities and social sciences. The Hub is a portal to the people, teaching, research and events related to the history of science and technology at Warwick.

Upcoming Events

Tue 27 Apr '21

GHCC Reading Group: David Arnold, Burning the Dead: Hindu Nationhood and the Global Construction of Indian Tradition (2021)

Mon 07 June '21

External talk: Michael Bycroft, "Which Stones are Precious? Art and Science in the History of Gem Appraisal," at the Centre for Visual Arts and Culture, University of Durham (more details to come)