Events for April 2012

April 3, 2012

Matthew N. Eisler

Innovation and Ideology: Producing and Interpreting Facts from Lab to Policy Salon in the Energy R&D Sector

Chemical Heritage Foundation, Brown Bag Lecture

April 9, 2012

Thomas Schlich, McGill University

A Bizarre Ritual: The Controversies about Surgical Gloves in 1890s Germany

Department of History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania

April 10, 2012

Juan-Andres Leon

Chemist-Industrialists in Germany’s Age of Scientific Philanthropy (1870s–1930s)

Chemical Heritage Foundation, Brown Bag Lecture

April 13, 2012

Robert Friedel, University of Maryland

American Bottles: the Road to No Return

Department of History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania

April 14, 2012

The Future of Health Care’s Past:  A Symposium in honor of Dr. Joan E. Lynaugh

Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania

April 16, 2012

Jonathan Metzl, Vanderbilt University

Fallen doctors: An Ethnography of Medical Transgression

Department of History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania

April 17, 2012

Alex Csiszar

In the Air or on the Page? Making Argon Public

Chemical Heritage Foundation, Brown Bag Lecture

April 18, 2012

History of Women’s Health Conference

Pennsylvania Hospital

April 19, 2012

Francine F. Abeles, Kean University

Hypotheticals, Conditionals, and Implication in Nineteenth Century Britain

Philadelphia Area Seminar on the History of Mathematics, Villanova University

April 19, 2012

Jamin Wells, University of Delaware

‘Plenty of Glory but no Dividends’: Marine Salvage and the Lore of the Shore in Late-Nineteenth Century America

Hagley Library Research Seminar Series

April 20, 2012 - April 21, 2012

Seminar

47th Annual Joint Atlantic Seminar for the History of Biology

Department of History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science

April 22, 2012

Truth, Trust, and Fracking

Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science, Wagner Free Institute of Science, Philadelphia Science Festival, Chemical Heritage Foundation, Temple University Libraries

April 23, 2012

Ulf Schmidt, University of Kent and Jonathan Moreno, University of Pennsylvania

From Nerve Gas to Neurons: Military Medical Research in the Cold War and the War on Terror

Department of History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania

April 23, 2012

Andrew Hodges, Oxford University

Alan Turing: An Atlantic Perspective

Louis Clark Vanuxem Lecture, Princeton University

April 24, 2012

Jongmin Lee

Demonstrating for the Environment: Scrubbers and EPA’s Sulfur Dioxide Control during the 1970s

Chemical Heritage Foundation, Brown Bag Lecture

April 25, 2012

“A Glorious Enterprise” book talk and signing

Academy of Natural Sciences

April 26, 2012

Life, Sex, Death, and Food: A Historical Look at the Science that Drives Us

Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science, Philadelphia Science Festival

April 30, 2012

Symposium on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010

The Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry and Pennoni Honors College of Drexel University

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