Science, Medicine and Culture seminars at Oxford

A new seminar series is starting at Oxford on science, medicine and culture in the nineteenth century. Here is the programme for this term.

Wednesday 22nd October 2014


David Trotter, King Edward VII Professor of English Literature, University of Cambridge

Signalling Madly: Telegraphy and Obsessive Behaviour in Late-Nineteenth Century Fiction

5.30 – 7.00, Seminar Room 3, St Anne’s College


Wednesday 12th November 2014


Pietro Corsi, Professor of History of Science, University of Oxford

Across Boundaries: The Business of Scientific Periodicals in Early Nineteenth Century Europe

5.30 – 7.00, Seminar Room 5, St Anne’s College


Wednesday 3rd December 2014


Dr Susannah Wilson, Department of French Studies, University of Warwick

Decadents, Innocents and Medical Men: Morphine Addiction in Fin-de-Siècle France

5.30 – 7.00, Seminar Room 3, St Anne’s College

For more detailed, visit the Diseases of Modern Life website.