UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies is an interdisciplinary centre for the integrated study of science's history, philosophy, sociology, communication and policy, located in the heart of London. Founded in 1921. Award winning for teaching and research, plus for our public engagement programme. Rated as outstanding by students at every level.

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Staff books include:

Morris - Research Volunteers Workshop spacerAthena Swan Bronze Award


Workshop Programme

9:00 - 9:45 Registration and Reception

9:45 - 11:00  Michael Hoskin (St Edmund’s College, Cambridge)
Nebulae, Star Clusters and the Milky Way: From Galileo to William Herschel

11: 00- 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30-13:15  Michael Rowan-Robinson (Imperial College London)
Kant and Herschel: the Interaction of Theory and Observation


14:15 - 15:30 Brigitte Falkenburg (TU Dortmund)
From Kant's Early Cosmology to the Cosmological Antinomy

15:30 -16:00  Coffee Break

Parallel sessions A/B

Session A

16:00-17:15 Gary Mathlin  (University of Bath)
Herschel's Astronomy

Session B -- PhD Panel Session

Jonathan Everett (UCL)
The Influence of Newton on Kant

Hsiang-Fu Huang (UCL)
Cradle of Grand Amateur: Public Astronomical Lectures in Eighteenth Century Britain

17:15- 17:30 Coffee Break

17:30-18:45  Gary Banham (Manchester Metropolitan University)
Kantian Cosmology

18:45 Conclusion

Concert and drinks

'The Harmony of the Spheres': (Wilkins Haldane Room - UCL)

Concert Programme

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read Artists' Biography

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