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Reading Group on the Pseudo/Sciences of the Long Nineteenth Century (Newcastle, 20 January 2014)

In what ways did reading character off the skull in phrenology contribute to the birth of neuropsychology? How was the spectacle of the trance in mesmerism linked to the emergence of electricity, magnetism and psychoanalysis? What were the connections between … Continue reading

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Roundtable on Science and Storytelling (University of Reading, 6 November 2013)

A public roundtable on Science and Storytelling will be held at the University of Reading to launch a new University-wide research theme on Interdisciplinary Research into the Humanities and Science. Climate change expert Professor Tim Wheeler and Dickens expert Dr … Continue reading

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