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H&P Bio

History of life sciences

H&P Bio is a seminar on the history of the life sciences, with no restrictions on theme or period. Its aim is to present themes and issues specific to the history of biology, distinguishing and linking them to the philosophy of biology and the life sciences.

Organisation : Laurent Loison (CNRS, SPHere), Caroline Angleraux (INSERM U 1253)

Sessions take place one or two Thursdays a month, from 10.30am to 12.00pm, in room 646A (Mondrian) of the Condorcet building, Université Paris Cité, 4 rue Elsa Morante, 75013 Paris.
For those unable to attend, a zoom link will be provided with each session announcement. Contact: C. Angleraux

PROGRAM 2023-2024

  • Thursday, 14th September 2023
    « Paleogenetics, a history of the study of ancient molecules », Flora Vachon - (Cermes 3, SPHERE, Paris)

  • Thursday, 19th October 2023
    « Gradualism and insensitive variation: a forgotten debate in Darwinism », Mathilde Tahar - (Université de Lille)

  • Thursday, 14th December 2023
    « Genealogy and heritability issues. Ronald Fisher, eugenics and analysis of variance », Luc Berlivet - (CNRS, Cermes 3)

  • Thursday, 11th January 2024
    Title to be defined, Daniel Liu - (Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München)

  • Thursday, 1st February 2024
    Title to be defined, Thomas Bonnin

  • Thursday, 14th March 2024
    « About Volume VI of Canguilhem’s Collected Works » (title to be precised), Pierre-Olivier Méthot - (Laval University, Québec)

  • Thursday, 4th April 2024
    « The cell as an elementary organism: development and transformation of a model, 1861 and later », François Duchesneau - (Montréal University, Québec)

  • Thursday, 16th May 2024
    « Mobilising science against epidemics. The management of cholera and plague in Japan in the era of the rise of bacteriology and imperial mobilisation », Shiori Nosaka - (EHESS-Cermes 3)

  • Thursday, 13th June 2024
    « Rethinking Vital Function and Agency at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century », Joan Steigerwald - (York University, Canada)

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Université Paris Cité, Room Mondrian, 646A, Condorcet Building, 4, rue Elsa Morante, 75013 - Paris*. Access.
Itinerary with website of public transport RATP
Metro : lines 14 and RER C, stop : Bibliothèque François Mitterrand ou ligne 6, stop : Quai de la gare. Bus: 62 and 89 (stop : Bibliothèque rue Mann), 325 (stop : Watt), 64 (stop : Tolbiac-Bibliothèque François Mitterrand)

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