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Upcoming Meetings

There are no currently scheduled upcoming events.

Past Meetings

  • November 6, 2013

    Evan Hepler-Smith of Princeton University introduced his draft "Systematic nomenclature at the 1892 Geneva Congress and the structuring of the molecular world."

  • October 2, 2013

    Matt Stanley of NYU introduced his "By design: James Clerk Maxwell and the evangelical unification of science", The British Journal for the History of Science, 45 (2012) pp 57-73

  • May 11, 2013

  • April 2, 2013

    Jeffery Womack introduced his draft Ethics of Uncertainty: Medicine, the Roentgen Ray, and the Erythema Dose

  • March 5, 2013

    Ann Robinson introduced a dissertation chapter, Not Like Minerva From the Head of Jupiter: The Foundation and Discovery of the Periodic Law, 1860-1869

  • February 5, 2013

    Richard Staley introduced his Trajectories in the history and historiography of physics in the twentieth century

  • December 4, 2012

    Joe Martin introduced his draft dissertation chapter A Good Name and Great Riches: Materials Science, Condensed Matter Physics, and the Seeds of Solid State's Fracture

  • November 6, 2012

    Ari Gross introduced his Pictures and Pedagogy: The Role of Diagrams in Feynman's Early Lectures, Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in the History and Philosophy of Modern Physics. 43 (3). pp. 184-94. 2012.

  • October 2, 2012

    Ann Robinson introduced Elements of the Table: Visual Discourse and the Preperiodic Representation of Chemical Classification by Benjamin R. Cohen, Configurations 12 (2004): 41-75

Group Conveners

  • Richard Shrake


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