The inaugural lecture of gloknos' annual lecture series will be given by Prof David Edgerton (King's College London), a leading historian of technology and the author of many acclaimed monographs including The Shock of the Old.
Turning the global history of ‘technology’ upside down: the supremacy of Uruguay will be preceded by a reception, beginning at 16:00, with the lecture starting at 17:00.
Attendance is free but spaces are limited, so please email to reserve your seat. Please be aware that we will take an audio recording of this event, which may include any questions and responses delivered by the audience.
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gloknos is initially funded for 5 years by the European Research Council through a Consolidator Grant awarded to Dr Inanna Hamati-Ataya for her project ARTEFACT (2017-2022). ARTEFACT is funded by the European Research Council under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (ERC grant agreement no. 724451). For information about gloknos or ARTEFACT please contact the administrator in the first instance.
|19 October 2018||
Prof David Edgerton (King's College London) – Turning the Global History of ‘Technology’ Upside Down: The Supremacy of Uruguay
|4 December 2018||
Prof Eleanor Robson (University College London) – Geographies of Knowledge in Ancient and Modern Iraq: The Nahrein Network and the Intellectual Infrastructure of Heritage
|23 January 2019||
Dr Sujit Sivasundaram (University of Cambridge) – In the Bay of Bengal: Modelling Empire, Globe and Self
In conjunction with the Centre for South Asian Studies Seminar Series
|28 February 2019||
Dr Erica Charters (University of Oxford) – Knowledge and War: Paper Technologies in Early Modern Empires
|8 March 2019||
Prof Rebecca Earle (University of Warwick) – The Political Economy of Nutrition in the Eighteenth Century
|8 May 2019||
Dr Johan Östling (University of Lund) – Circulating Public Knowledge: Towards a New History of the Postwar Humanities
|14 June 2019||
Dr Sonja Brentjes (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science Berlin) – Heavens and Earth: An Empirical Approach to Knowledge Across Cultures