History of Ideas

The Visiting Professorship in the History of Ideas has been made possible by the generous support of Francis Finlay.

The Professorship will take place during Hilary Term and is hosted by Dr Matthew Grimley in association with Merton College.

2012 - 2013

Visiting Professor: Professor Lorraine Daston


Symposium - The New History of Scientific Experience: Observing, Experimenting, Collecting, Representing and Reading in Early Modern Europe

Participants: Professor Lorraine Daston, Dr Simon Werrett (UCL), Dr Rhodri Lewis (Oxford), Dr Sachiko Kusukawa (Cambridge) and Prof Martin Mulsow (Erfurt), chaired by Prof Laurence Brockliss (Oxford).

Wednesday, 16 January, 2013 - 17:00 - 18:30
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In Conversation: Writing the History of Reason

This event will be chaired by Prof Sally Shuttleworth (Oxford).

Thursday, 17 January, 2013 - 13:00 - 14:30
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