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This page lists events across the University of Warwick which relate to the history of science and technology:

Summer Term 2024

Tues 14 May '24

Prof. Dhruv Raina (JNU, New Delhi), "After Colonial Forms of Knowledge and Post-Colonial Technoscience", Thyssen lecture

Weds 15 May '24

Masterclass with Prof. Dhruv Raina

Spring Term 2024

Weds 10 Jan '24

GHCC Seminar: Tamara Fernando (Stony Brook), "Commodity History and the History of Science?"

Tues 20 Feb '24

GHCC Reading Group: Dipesh Chakrabarty, The Climate of History in a Planetary Age

Weds 13 March '24

GHCC WiP: Xiaona Wang, "Manipulation of Evidence: Jesuits in China and the Forgings of Early Modern Eurasian Astronomy"

Fri and Sat 19 and 20 April '24

British Society for the History of Science PG Conference

Autumn Term 2023

Thurs 19 Oct '23

Michael Bycroft, "We Have Always Been Constructivists (About Science)", EMECC talk

Thurs 19 Oct '23

Histories of Global Recipes: A Workshop on Sources and Methods, convened by Dr. Ricardo Aguilar-González

Summer Term 2023

Weds 3 March '23

GHCC Seminar: Luregn Lenggenhager (Cologne) The Chobe River between Namibia and Botswana - a Multispecies Border Regime?

History Research Seminar: David Arnold (Warwick), Photography and Technology in British India

Thurs 25 May '23

GHCC Annual Conference: Archaeology, Antiquity, and the Making of the Modern Middle East: Global Histories 1800–1939

Tue 5 June '23

EMECC lunchtime talk with Dena Goodman (University of Michigan): 'Peace Dividends: Collective Kangaroos for Science, Public, and Nation During the Peace of Amiens'

Fri 9 June '23

Dena Goodman (University of Michigan) on family, friendship and science in post-Revolutionary France: keynote talk at EMECC sociability conference

Thu 6 July '23

Workshop: 'Making Evidence and Crafting Gravitational Knowledge in the Early Modern World'

Spring Term 2023

Weds 25 Jan '23
GHCC Reading Group: Jonathan E. Robbins, Oil Palm: A Global History (2021)

Weds 08 Feb '23
History Research Seminar: Tarangini Sriraman (Goldsmiths), The Dying 'Medusa': Caste and Cross-Cultural Medical Conversations on Alcohol 1850-1940

Weds 22 Feb '23
GHCC Seminar: Max Chuhila (University of Dar es Salaam), African Environmental History

Autumn Term 2022

Thurs 8 Sept '22

External Talk: Roberta Bivins, 'DNA profiling and the risks of certainty', (YouTube Livestream)

Weds 9 Oct '22

History Research Seminar: Samia Khatun (SOAS), 'What is Nur? Rethinking Histories of Cotton in Bengal'

Weds 26 Oct '22

GHCC Reading Group: Dilip M. Menon, Changing Theory: Concepts from the South

Fri 4 Nov '22

Workshop: Premodern Fakes and Forgeries

Thurs 1 Dec '22

Workshop: 'Medical Testing, Past and Present'

Fri 16 Dec '22

Spring Term 2022

Weds 2 March '22

GHCC Seminar: Decolonising Global Health: The View from the Indian Ocean World

Thurs 5 May '22

GHCC book launch: James Poskett, Horizons: A Global History of Science

Wed 8 June '22

Prof. John Tresch (Warburg Institute), "Hermetic Instruments and the Depiction of Early Modern Nature," as part of a seminar series run by the Centre for the Study of the Renaissance.

Thurs 9 and Fri 10 June '22

GHCC Conference: The History of Science and the 'Big Picture'

Autumn Term 2021

Weds 13 Oct '21

History Research Seminar: Erica Charters (Oxford), "How Epidemics End"

Wed 27 Oct '21

GHCC Warwick-JNU exchange: Cheri Kuncheria (JNU), "Cultivating Tobacco: Agricultural Science and Mendelianism in India"

Weds 17 Nov '21

History Research Seminar: Gabriela Soto Laveaga (Harvard), "Narratives of Erasure: Mexico, India, and the Stories to End World Hunger"

Spring Term 2021

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)

Autumn Term 2020

Tues 20 Oct '20

GHCC Reading Group: Abena Dove Osseo-Asare, Atomic Junction: Nuclear Power in Africa after Independence

Thu 3 Dec '20

Habitability webinar: Matthias Determann (Qatar), "Islam and the Imagination of Life beyond Earth"

Spring Term 2020

Wed 8 Jan '20

GHCC Reading Group: Warsh, American Baroque: Pearls and the Nature of Empire, 1492-1700 (2018)

Wed 29 Jan '20

GHCC Reading Group: Voyles, Wastelanding: Legacies of Uranium Mining in Navajo Country (2015)

GHCC Workshop: Science, Technology, and Environment

Fri 6 Mar '20

EMECC Workshop: 'How Can you Tell? Judgment in Early Modern Europe'

Wed 6 May '20

GHCC Reading Group: Amrith, Unruly Waters: How Mountains Rivers and Monsoons Have Shaped South Asia’s History (2018)

Tue 26 May '20

CHM/GHCC joint seminar: Erica Charters (Oxford), on early modern medicine in a global context (title TBC)

Autumn Term 2019

Sat 5 Oct '19

Warwick Words History Festival: Elise Smith and James Poskett, 'Skull Sciences: Histories of the Brain and Mind'

Tues 15 Oct '19

CHM Seminar: Claire Shaw, 'Just Like it is at Home! Deafness and Socialist Internationalism during the Cold War'

Wed 30 Oct '19

GHCC Seminar: Helen Curry, 'In Search of Native Seeds: Histories of Indigenous Agriculture and the Imagined Futures of Farming'

Fri 15 Nov '19

GHCC Annual Conference: Race in Global History

Wed 27 Nov '19

CHM Seminar: Sophie Mann, 'Double Nature, Double Care and the Ensouled Human Body'

Sat 7 Dec '19

British Society for the History of Mathematics Christmas Meeting

Summer Term 2019

Wed 8 May '19

Global Reading Group: Slobodian, Globalists: The End of Empire and the Birth of Neoliberalism

Fri 17 and Sat 18 May '19

Conference: Technologies of Mind and Body in the Soviet Union and the Eastern Bloc (at the University of Nottingham)

Fri 7 June '19

IAS: Error in the Age of Thomas Browne Conference

Thu 15 to Sat 17 June '19

LabCut's University of Warwick Film Workshop

Wed 28 June '19

Global History and Culture Centre Workshop: Empires and Natural Resources

Spring Term 2019

Wed 6 Mar '19

Global Seminar: Samir Boumediene, 'Questionnaires and the History of Knowledge in the Early Modern'

Wed 21 Apr '19

Global Reading Group: Marcon, The Knowledge of Nature and the Nature of Knowledge in Early Modern Japan

Wed 9 May '18

IAS Visiting Fellow: Prof. Lawrence Principe Public Lecture 'Alchemy at the Cutting-Edge'

Tue 8 May '18

IAS Visiting Fellow: Prof. Lawrence Principe Alchemy Masterclass