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Science and Literature Seminars: Francis Galton, Karl Pearson and the Biographical Laboratory

This talk will explore Francis Galton's use of biography; it will account for his use of biographical dictionaries as the basis for his early work in eugenics, including his own attempts to institute a so-called 'Golden Book of Thriving Families' as foundational work for early British sociology. More...

Starts: Dec 2, 2014 5:30:00 PM

Colonial Film: Moving Images of the British Empire

The Colonial Film: Moving Images of the British Empire project was a major Arts and Humanities Research Council funded project to investigate, examine, and make available the films representing the British Empire held in the National Film Archive, the Imperial War Museum, and the British Empire and Commonwealth Museum. The project was co-directed by Lee Grieveson and Colin MacCabe and produced a major website resource as well as two collections edited by Grieveson and MacCabe.