News and Notes
July 13, 2016
Apothecary, Surgeon, Doctress, Slave: African and European Medicine in the British Slave Trade
Carolyn Roberts is a PhD Candidate at Harvard University. In 2015-2016, she was a Dissertation Writing Fellow of the Consortium. Read more about her research here.
July 6, 2016
2016 Introductory Symposium
The annual Introductory Symposium is a daylong event in which a broad range of scholars conducting original research in the history of science, technology or medicine present brief synopses of their work, and discuss them with each other and with a larger audience. Join us to present your work.
June 21, 2016
Orbital Decay: Space Junk and the Environmental History of Earth’s Borderlands, 1957-1985
Lisa Ruth Rand is a recent Ph.D. graduate of the Department of History and Sociology of Science, at the University of Pennsylvania. In 2015-16, she was a Dissertation Fellow of the Consortium. Read more about Rand’s research project here.
June 9, 2016
June 2016 Newsletter
Updates on the Consortium’s fellows, events and members are available in the June 2016 Newsletter.
May 9, 2016
Douglas O’Reagan takes up Postdoc at MIT
The Consortium wishes to congratulate Douglas O’Reagan (2012-2013 Dissertation Fellow) on his new post. In August 2016, O’Reagan will take up a postdoctoral fellowship at MIT, consulting on the future of the digital humanities at MIT. O’Reagan holds a Ph.D. in History from the University of California, Berkeley, and is currently Visiting Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities at the University of Washington – Tri Cities.