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Upcoming Meetings

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Past Meetings

  • December 12, 2014

    Harun Küçük of UPenn introduced his draft paper, “New Medicine and the Ḥikmet-i Ṭabīʾiyye Problematic in Eighteenth-Century Istanbul.”

  • November 14, 2014

    The theme for this month was Maps & Mapping. The group discussed: 1. Thongchai Winichakul, Siam Mapped Chs. 1 & 2. 2. Chandra Mukerji, "The Territorial State as a Figured World" 3. Jeremy Johns & Emily Savage-Smith, "The Book of Curiosities" Optional Reading: JB Harley, "Deconstructing Maps".

  • October 10, 2014

    Harun Küçük and Projit Mukharji introduced three papers: Warwick Anderson, "Making Global Health History: The Postcolonial Worldliness of Biomedicine," Social History of Medicine, 27(2), [2014], pp.372-384; Fa-ti Fan, "The Global Turn in the History of Science," East Asian Science, Technology and Society, 6/2, 2012: 249-258; Kapil Raj, "Beyond Postcolonialism... and Postpositivism: Circulation and the Global History of Science," Isis, 104/2, 2013: 337-347.

Group Conveners

  • Richard Shrake


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