Dear colleagues and friends,
It is a pleasure to present the speakers for the upcoming CHSTM seminar series. Please find the programme for September–December 2017 below. CHSTM seminars, as usual, will be held fortnightly on Tuesdays at 4pm in 2.57 Simon Building, University of Manchester, with tea and biscuits from 3.30 pm.
All are welcome! Please pass this on to interested colleagues/students.
26 SeptemberJonas Kure Buer (University of Oslo)Pharmaceutics and semantics: Drug categories as meaning-making devices – or how medical facts become “hard”10 OctoberMarianne de Laet (Harvey Mudd College)Sniffing on a leash: Where body boundaries end24 OctoberRobin Scheffler (MIT)A contagious cause: The search for cancer viruses and the growth of American biomedicine7 NovemberGraham Mooney (Johns Hopkins University)Healing in transit: Moving towards a critical history of the ambulance21 NovemberJames Poskett (University of Warwick)Django’s phrenologist: Science, slavery and material culture, 1791–186112 DecemberKathryn Schoefert (King’s College London)One medicine, one brain? Comparative neuropathologies around 1960
If you have any questions please direct them to the organisers: Pratik Chakrabarti (Pratik.firstname.lastname@example.org) or me (email@example.com).
Dr Dmitriy Myelnikov
Research Associate on the Multispecies Medicine project
Centre for History of Science, Technology and Medicine
University of Manchester
Simon Building, Room 2.68
Manchester M13 9PL