HPS Work in Progress Seminar

2017-18 Semester 1

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History and Philosophy of Science
HPS Work-in-Progress Seminar Series: Semester 1
Seminars are held on Tuesdays from 12:00 to 1:00 pm in Baines Wing G.36, followed by lunch in the PRHS Foyer 
All welcome!
For information, contact Sean Dyde S.Dyde1@leeds.ac.uk
3rd October

Kersten Hall – Hidden Laws or a Hodge-Podge: The Importance of Partition Chromatography in the Emergence of Molecular Biology

10th October

Graeme Gooday – Normativity in Communication: Hearing the Historical Case

17th October

Matthew Holmes – Is the Scientific Paper a Fraud? Peter Medawar and the Contested Influence of Lysenko’s Biology on Transplant Immunology

24th October

Helen Piel – Bringing the Science of Evolution and its Implications Home: John Maynard Smith as a Broadcaster

31st October

Jincheng Shi – Evolution and Pantheism in Victorian Britain 

7th November

Richard Bellis & John Turney – Understanding the Kidney from William Hunter to Richard Bright

14th November

Greg Radick – The Meaning of the Quincunx

21st November

Nicola Williams – Building Cell Biology: Irene Manton and Leeds Botany in the Age of the Electron Microscope

28th November

Paul Coleman – Safety, Security and Supply: the role of conflict in the development of the National Grid, 1914-1953

5th December

Rebecca Fallis – Blame and Personal Responsibility for Illness in the Ancient World 

Pages in this document

  1. 2017-18 Semester 2
  2. 2017-18 Semester 1
  3. 2016-17 Semester 2
  4. 2016-17 Semester 1
  5. 2015-16 Semester 2
  6. 2015-16 Semester 1
  7. 2014-15 Semester 2
  8. 2014-15, Semester 1
  9. 2013-14, Semester 2
  10. 2013-14, Semester 1
  11. 2012-13, Semester 2
  12. 2012-13, Semester 1
  13. 2011-12, Semester 2
  14. 2011-12, Semester 1