HSTM Previous Colloquia

Lectures are held on Fridays at 3:35 p.m. in 275 Nicholson Hall on the Minneapolis campus of the University of Minnesota (refreshments served at 3:15 pm).

"The Conceptual Weight of Homology"
Günter Wagner, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology - Yale University
Cavert_London
POSTPONED_"Environmental Demography in Early Modern London"
Will Cavert, Department of History - University of St. Thomas
Fleming colloquium
"Inventing Atmospheric Science: Gordian Knots and the Quest for Prevision"
James Fleming, Science, Technology and Society Program - Colby College
"How to Think About Mechanisms in Medicine"
Robyn Bluhm, Department of Philosophy - Michigan State University, Lyman Briggs College
Reeves Galileo Art
"Drawing on Galileo: Art, Astronomy, and Appropriation"
Eileen Reeves, Department of Comparative Literature and Program in the History of Science - Princeton University
Janssen Colloquium
"Common Origin <Inferences> Ideas"
Michel Janssen, History of Science and Technology - University of Minnesota
"Progress in the Sciences -- and also in the Arts"
Philip Kitcher, Department of Philosophy - Columbia University
Conway Slide
"Dreaming of Rocks from Mars: Scientific Desires and the Engineering of Mars Missions"
Erik Conway, Jet Propulsion Lab - NASA
Harman_Slide
"The Price of Altruism"
Oren Harman, Science, Technology and Society - Bar Ilan University
"How to Stop Refighting the Statistics Wars"
Deborah Mayo, Department of Philosophy - Virginia Tech

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