Fri May 3, 2013
Join us for a brown-bag lunch talk with Erik Peterson, HPS alumnus, now at University of Alabama. His talk is titled: “When Did the Influence of the Environment on Evolution Become Heretical (Again)?”
Fri May 10, 2013
Spring Fellows meeting Friday, May 10th at 9am. …
Tue May 14, 2013
Andy Warwick will discuss his new project at a brown bag at noon on May 14th. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for the readings if you plan to attend. His project ‘History … Fiction?’engages a broad public on issues of mid-Victorian science, technology and medicine through the medium of an historical thriller.
Charles Murray’s first adventure
What if? In the early 1970s Chinese scientists found and developed the anti-malarial power of Artemisia to protect soldiers in the Vietnam War. But suppose British explorers in China had discovered the plant and its properties more than a century earlier? Artemisia tells that story through the eyes of Charles Murray, a troubled young scientist struggling to make a living in mid-Victorian London.