Monthly Archive: February 2015

Feb 10

Blister Cinema

A poster for Genetic Moo's 'Blister Cinema' at GEEK

An opportunity to discuss an exciting art and science project with Margate-based artists Genetic Moo Genetic Moo are currently working on an Animate Project commission Silent Signal which is supported by the Wellcome Trust. Silent Signal comprises 6 art-science collaborations which explore how the body uses soundless internal dialogues between cells to fight disease. In …

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Feb 06

HG Wells Annual Lecture on WWI science and suffrage

H.G. Wells in 1910

The Centre for the History of the Sciences will welcome Dr Pratricia Fara of the University of Cambridge to deliver the fourth annual HG Wells Lecture. Dr Fara’s lecture will take place on Wednesday 4 March at 17.15 in Keynes Lecture Theatre 5 on the University of Kent’s Canterbury campus and will be followed by …

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Feb 06

Science criticism, or, what is this thing about science called?

When I’m talking to a new group of students, I frequently find myself fumbling for the word that will briefly capture the realm of scholarship on which I draw: a sort of super-league that includes Beer, Collins, Daston, Latour, MacKenzie, Haraway, Schaffer, Shapin.  I find myself calling on flabby phrases like ‘historians and anthropologists and …

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Feb 04

Werewolf Transformations, Ghostly Apparitions, the Dance of Death and the Man who eats Rats

Jeremy Brooker

Join us for a cold, dark evening treat, which takes the audience back to the time of the magic lanternist for an evening of visual spectacle and darkly chilling horrors. Featuring Jeremy Brooker and his Grand Gothic Magic Lantern Show, the event will include werewolf transformations, ghostly apparitions, the Dance of Death and the Man …

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