Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine blog
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Dr Sarah Dry (University of Cambridge)
From the cradle of systems thinking to the birth of global climate: the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis and beyond
Dr Carrie Friese (London School of Economics)
More-than-Human Humanitarianism: Bioscience, Care and the Problem of Sacrificial Logics
Dr Barbara Kirsi Silva (Universidad Católica de Chile)
Science, Politics, and Astronomers in the 1960s. Observing the Stars to Understand the South
Dr Fiona Williamson (Singapore Management University)
Controlling Urban Atmospheres: Air Conditioning as a Social Marker in Colonial Singapore
A list of new accessions, archives and books, in History of Science, Technology and Medicine, at the University of Manchester Library. during the academic year 2022-23.
Science relies on global structures to exchange data whose origins and configuration are still largely unknown. NEWORLD@A will shape a unique collaboration between research centres across Europe and beyond to unearth the history of these systems.
Professor Helen M. Rozwadowski (University of Connecticut Avery Point)
Visualizing the Undersea: Science, Technology and Imagination in Nineteenth-Century Representations
Dr Claire Jones (University of Kent)
An amazing British invention? The toothbrush in 20th century life
Dr Greg Hollin (University of Sheffield)
Hard knock life: Concussion, dementia, and sporting subjectivities
Dr Joy Zhang (University of Kent)
What science will have been: A reflection on global governance and the practice of science