Theories and Methods: Literature, Science, Medicine

Doctoral Training Days:
Philosophy and Sociology of Science
Poetry and Science
13-14 January 2011, Manchester and Salford

Applications are now open for the fourth event in this two-year AHRC funded doctoral training programme to teach the ‘Theories and Methods’ of projects that connect literature, science and medicine. There will be twenty funded places for doctoral students to apply for accommodation and travel.

Day 1: Philosophy and Sociology of Science for Literature and History Students (Centre for the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine at the University of Manchester).

Workshops and seminar discussion of key theorists in the philosophy and sociology of science, such as Kuhn, Popper, and Feyerband.

Day 2: Poetry and Science – poetry written by scientists and poetry informed by science from the eighteenth to the twenty-first centuries. (University of Salford).

Teaching team to include: Hasok Chang (Cambridge), John Holmes (Reading), Sharon Ruston (Salford), James Sumner (Manchester), Stephanie Snow (Manchester), Michael Whitworth (Merton College, Oxford).

Applications due 1 December 2010
See for more information and application forms


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