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McGill HPS: Winter 2010 Schedule / Horaire Hiver 2010

January 28, 2010 Leave a comment Go to comments

McGill University

History and Philosophy of Science

Histoire et philosophie des sciences

This term the McGill HPS series continues with a selection of seminar presentations and public lectures.

All are welcome.  Please note the variations in day, time, and place.

Ce semestre, notre série continue, avec des conférences en format atelier, et des conférences publiques.

Ouvert à tou(te)s. Veuillez noter les changements d’horaire, de jour, et de lieu.

For abstracts of seminar talks, see / Pour en savoir plus, consultez:

http://www.mcgill.ca/hpsc/seminars/

Winter 2010 Series / Série d’hiver 2010

Friday 22 January, 10:30am

Daryn LeHoux (Queen’s University)

Of Miracles and Mistaken Theories

(co-sponsored with the Montreal Interuniversity Workshop in History of Philosophy)

Thomson House room 404

Sunday 14 February, 3pm

Peter Galison (Harvard)

CCA Bookstore Talk: On Wastelands

Centre Canadien d’Architecture

1920, rue Baile, Montreal

Monday 15 February, 6pm

Moot Court, Law Faculty, McGill

Peter Galison (Harvard)

Building, Crashing, Thinking

(Elizabeth McNab Lecture in the History of Science)

Thursday 11 March, 6pm

Leacock 232, McGill

Cornelius Borck (University of Lübeck)

Mind the Gap: The Neurosciences and Their Determination to Explain the Human

(part of the series "Trust in the New Sciences",

sponsored by the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Public Affairs

with the Situating Science Cluster)

Mon 15 March, 4:30pm [to be confirmed]

Beaverbrook Room (Ferrier Building 230), McGill

Peter Redfield (UNC Chapel Hill)

in conversation on Space in the Tropics

(co-sponsored with the French Atlantic History Group)

(Peter Redfield will also give a paper for the department of Social Studies of Medicine on Weds 17 March at 3pm)

Tuesday, 6 April, 5:30pm

William Newman (Indiana U.)

Don Bates Room, Social Studies of Medicine

The Place of Chymistry in Isaac Newton’s Early Theory of Light and Color

(co-sponsored with the Montreal Interuniversity Workshop in History of Philosophy)

Wednesday, 7 April, 3pm

Paul Rabinow (UC Berkeley)

Don Bates Room, Social Studies of Medicine

Title: tba

(co-sponsored with Social Studies of Medicine)

Thursday, 15 April, 3pm

Minakshi Menon (UCSD)

Don Bates Room, Social Studies of Medicine

Orientalism, Language and Botanical Knowledge-Making: William Jones in Bengal, 1784-1794

Unless otherwise stated, the above seminars will be held in the /

Sauf indication contraire les conférences auront lieu au

Don Bates Seminar Room,

Social Studies of Medicine Building,

3647 rue Peel (above Dr Penfield).

* * *

18-20 March:

Conference: Nature’s Publics

(hosted by the Making Publics Project)

Details available from: http://makingpublics.mcgill.ca/

More information on keynote lectures to follow

* * *

Elizabeth McNab Lecture in the History of Science

Monday 15 February, 6pm

Peter Galison (Harvard)

Building, Crashing, Thinking

Moot Court, Faculty of Law

McGill University

For more information, see http://www.mcgill.ca/hpsc/lectures/

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