Workshop programme

Material cultures of urban knowledge communities, 1500-1800 6 July 2018, University of Kent, Canterbury. Keynes College, Room SR15. This event is free but there are limited places: registration on Eventbrite is required.     9:45-10:15 – Registration 10:15-10:30 – Welcome and Introduction: Jasmine Kilburn-Toppin 10:30-12:00 – Session 1: The built environment and city planning (Chair: Noah Moxham, Kent) … More Workshop programme

CFP – Workshop at the University of Kent, 6 July 2018

Workshop on the material cultures of urban knowledge communities, 1500-1800 Histories of early modern science and technology have been transformed in recent decades by an engagement with artefacts, materials, and diverse practitioners and sites of knowledge production. This workshop seeks to explore the connections between scientific knowledge – broadly understood as learned natural knowledge, experimental … More CFP – Workshop at the University of Kent, 6 July 2018

Science Incorporated: The Royal Society as a London Knowledge Community

At the very kind invitation of our Kent colleagues on the Political Economies of International Commerce project, I’ll be speaking at the Corporate History Seminar at the IHR this Tuesday the 12th of December (see link for details).  I’m grateful in advance for their forbearance, since I won’t be speaking so much about the political … More Science Incorporated: The Royal Society as a London Knowledge Community

Future events with project staff

Upcoming events for the diary of those interested in the project’s themes and development. On Tuesday 12 December 2017 at 15:00-16:30 in the Institute of Historical Research (IHR, Room 304), Noah Moxham will give a seminar entitled: “Science Incorporated: the Royal Society as a London knowledge community”. Details of the seminar series, Corporate History Seminar, 1500-1800, … More Future events with project staff

MetSci at the History of Science Society annual conference

MetSci will be making an appearance at this year’s History of Science Society annual conference. This will be held in Toronto on 9-12 November 2017 and the project PI (Rebekah Higgitt) and postdocs (Jasmine Kilburn-Toppin and Noah Moxham) are all travelling out next week. The full programme is available here. We will be presenting in … More MetSci at the History of Science Society annual conference

London 1600-1800 workshop: Day 2

Following on from Noah’s account of the first, the second day of the London 1600-1800 Workshop included panels on metropolitan medicine, city companies, workshops and laboratories, and offices of state. The 17th-and 18th-century practitioners under discussion ranged from apothecaries to excise officers, from instrument makers to tooth-drawers. Our speakers also engaged with very varied sites of … More London 1600-1800 workshop: Day 2

Open Workshop – Programme

London 1600-1800: Communities of Natural Knowledge and Artificial Practice An Open Workshop at the Science Museum, London, 16-17 June 2017 Location: Dana Research Centre, 165 Queen’s Gate, London SW7 5HD   Friday 16 June 2017 Coffee and registration from 9:30   10:00-10:40        Introductory Session Welcome – Rebekah Higgitt (University of Kent) A new gallery: ‘London: Science City’ … More Open Workshop – Programme