Events

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

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January 14, 2015

Chris Willoughby, Tulane University and PACHS Research Fellow

Pedagogies of the Black Body: Medical Student Theses in Charleston and Philadelphia, 1807-1861

History of Material Texts workshop, University of Pennsylvania

Otto Lummer (1860-1925), at Breslau on his 60th Birthday
Image courtesy of the American Philosophical Society

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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