Events

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Past Consortium Events

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

May 11, 2013

Joint Atlantic Seminar for the History of the Physical Sciences

May 3, 2013

Symposium Honoring the Career and Scholarship of Ruth Schwartz Cowan

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“Skeleton of the Young Mammoth in the Museum at Philadelphia” in Édouard de Montulé, Voyage en Amérique, en Italie, en Sicile, et en Egypte… London, 1821.
Collection of the Library Company of Philadelphia

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Working Groups

December 10, 2014

History and Philosophy of Science

Nabeel Hamid of UPenn will introduce chapter 3 of Daston and Galison’s Objectivity.

December 11, 2014

Early Sciences

Harun Küçük of UPenn will introduce his draft paper, “The Compass and the Astrolabe: Religion and Empirical Knowledge in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire.”

December 12, 2014

Science Beyond the West

Please note special time: 1:00-2:30 Harun Küçük of UPenn will introduce his draft paper, "New Medicine and the Ḥikmet-i Tabī˒yye Problematic in Eighteenth-Century Istanbul."

January 12, 2015

Life Sciences and Natural History

TBA

January 16, 2015

Medicine and Health

TBA

January 20, 2015

Technology

Gabriel Hecht, University of Michigan TBA

January 21, 2015

Human Sciences

Rachel Walker of the University of Maryland and the Library Company of Philadelphia will introduce her paper, “Character Detectives: Female Physiognomists in the early American Republic”

February 3, 2015

History and Theory

TBA

February 4, 2015

Physical Sciences

TBA

February 6, 2015

Earth and Environmental Sciences

TBA