Date: 9.30am – 3.30pm, Friday 7th September 2018
Location: University of Glasgow, Gilbert Scott Conference Suite, Room 250, Main Building, University Avenue, Glasgow, Scotland G12 8QQ
Closing Date for Registration: 5pm, Friday 24th August 2018
‘Establishing SNNEC’ Workshop 3
Scottish And European Networks of Philosophy, Technology, Science and Health
Co-organisers Dr Manon Mathias and Dr Michael Rapport (University of Glasgow) would like to invite you to a one-day event in Glasgow on ‘Scottish And European Networks of Philosophy, Technology, Science and Health (1780-1914).’
It will take place on Friday 7 September 2018 at the University of Glasgow, Gilbert Scott Building (Conference Room 250).
Places are limited, so if you would like to attend, place sign up here by Friday 24 August 2018 at 5pm:
and provide the organisers with the information they require from prospective participants. The organisers are reserving a number of spaces for postgraduate students, so if you know of anyone who you think may benefit from attending, please kindly pass on the eventbrite link.
9.30 – 10.00: Tea and Coffee
Welcome & Introductions (Dr Manon Mathias)
10.00 – 11.00: Dr Tim Baker (University of Aberdeen) ‘’Networks, Webs, and Echoes: Scottish and European Ideas of Community in the (Very) Long Nineteenth Century’
11.00 – 11.30: Introductory talk by Dr Sheila Dickson (University of Glasgow) ‘Sir Alexander Crichton’s reception of K.P. Moritz’s case studies in the German Magazine of Empirical Psychology (1783-1793)’
11.30 – 12.00: Introductory mini talks:
Dr Michael Rapport, ‘A tale of two constructions in 1889: the building of the Eiffel Tower and of Scotland’s Forth Bridge’
Dr Manon Mathias, ‘An Early Microbiome Model? Autointoxication in France and Scotland’
13.00 – 14.30: Participants presenting 5-minute talks followed by discussion
14.30– 15.00: Tea break
15.00 – 15.30: Conclusions led by Dr Michael Rapport and Dr Tim Baker
This is the third of a series of RSE-funded workshops on Scottish and European Exchanges Then (1780-1914) and Now. For more details about the project and establishing a Scottish Network for Nineteenth-Century European Cultures (SNNEC), please go to <http://www.snnec.com> and follow on Twitter @snnec_2018 and Facebook.