Events

The Philadelphia area is fortunate to have an abundance of events in the history of science, technology and medicine. The Center:

Calendar

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September 3, 2014

Robert H. Hicks

Plants, Poultices, and Poisons during the Civil War

College of Physicians of Philadelphia

September 11, 2014

Luis Campos, University of New Mexico

Mutant Sexuality

Johns Hopkins University, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology Colloquium

September 16, 2014

Common Readings: “Networks of Exchange”

Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis, Seminar

September 18, 2014

Michael L. Nance

Ignorant was Bliss: How the Medical Community Abetted the Assassination of a President

College of Physicians of Philadelphia

September 18, 2014

Craig Martin, Oakland University

The Aeolipile as Experimental Model in Early Modern Natural Philosophy

Johns Hopkins University, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology Colloquium

September 18, 2014

2014 Introductory Symposium

Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science

September 22, 2014

Charles Rosenberg, Harvard University

The Efficacy of Placebos: An Historian’s Perspective

University of Pennsylvania, History and Sociology of Science, Speaker Series

September 23, 2014

William Brock

The History of Chemistry in 30 Minutes Flat

Chemical Heritage Foundation, Brown Bag Lecture Series

September 23, 2014

Pablo F. Gómez, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Truth, Evidence, and Corporeal Knowledge in the Early Modern Caribbean

Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis, Seminar

September 23, 2014

Suyoung Suh, Dartmouth University

Naming and Identity: ‘Local Botanicals’ in the Korean Tradition of Medicine

Johns Hopkins University, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology Colloquium

September 25, 2014

Nükhet Varlik, Rutgers University, Newark

“Shall do no harm to the health of the Muslims”: Healers and the State in Early Modern Ottoman Society

Johns Hopkins University, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology Colloquium

September 30, 2014

Jeffrey Johnson, Villanova University

Emil Fischer’s Dream: A ‘Synthetic-Chemical Biology’ in the Early 20th Century

Chemical Heritage Foundation, Brown Bag Lecture Series

Exhibit Hall c. 1900, Wagner Free Institute of Science. Image courtesy of the Wagner Free Institute of Science.

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Working Groups

September 17, 2014

Human Sciences

Erika Milam of Princeton University will introduce selections from Aaron Panofky’s Misbehaving Science: Controversy and the Development of Behavior Genetics (Chicago, 2014).

September 18, 2014

Technology

TBA

October 1, 2014

Physical Sciences

TBA

October 2, 2014

Earth and Environmental Sciences

TBA

October 7, 2014

Medicine and Health

TBA

October 8, 2014

History and Philosophy of Science

October 9, 2014

Early Sciences

TBA

October 14, 2014

History and Theory

TBA