Events

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Past Consortium Events

April 21, 2015

Renee Raphael, UC Irivine

Reading Galileo: Scribal Technologies and the New Science
Reading Galileo: Scribal Technologies and the New Science

February 26, 2015

Greg Eghigian, Penn State University
Anthony Enns, Dalhousie University

Alien Abduction and Psychic Spies:  On the Edges of Cold War Science

December 11, 2014

Jeremy Greene, Johns Hopkins University and Mark Hagerott, United States Naval Academy

2014 in History:  Action at a Distance

October 30, 2014

Sharrona Pearl, University of Pennsylvania

Diagnosis, Madness: The Photographic Physiognomy of Hugh Welch Diamond

September 18, 2014

2014 Introductory Symposium

May 15, 2014

Personalized medicine in historical perspective: from antiquity to the genome age

March 25, 2014

Matt Jones, Columbia University; Helen Nissenbaum, New York University

Technology, Privacy and Security

January 29, 2014

David Kirsch, University of Maryland

The Electric Vehicle: Past, Present… and Future?

September 20, 2013

2013 Introductory Symposium

May 15, 2013

Stephen Pyne, Arizona State University

Voyager and the Third Great Age of Discovery

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Working Groups

April 13, 2015

Meeting

April 21, 2015

Technology

Arwen Mohun of the University of Delaware will introduce her paper, “Constructing the History of Risk: STS and Beyond.”

April 24, 2015

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Note Special Date. Lisa Ruth Rand of the University of Pennsylvania will introduce her paper “Under the Copper Curtain: Project West Ford and the Roots of Outer Space Environmentalism, 1958-1964.”

May 5, 2015

History and Theory

The group will discuss Peter Sloterdijk, The Art of Philosophy (Columbia University Press, 2012). Group members are asked to acquire a copy of this text on their own.

May 6, 2015

Physical Sciences

Vivien Hamilton, Harvey Mudd College TBA

May 13, 2015

History and Philosophy of Science

TBA

September 8, 2015

Life Sciences and Natural History

TBA

September 10, 2015

Early Sciences

TBA

September 11, 2015

Science Beyond the West

TBA

September 16, 2015

Human Sciences

TBA

September 18, 2015

Medicine and Health

TBA