International Activity

ScienceHumanities Investigators’ International Activities

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Internationalization Funding was awarded to the ScienceHumanities Initiative on the 5th of February 2016. Since then, the three investigators have undertaken to disseminate their research, and the work of the ScienceHumanities initiative, in a number of arenas and across a range of activities.

DECEMBER 2016

Martin Willis, Invited Seminar’, ‘Edinburgh Medicine’, University of Edinburgh and Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 7th  December 2016.

James Castell, Invited Seminar, ‘Romanticism in the Anthropocene’ and ScienceHumanities at Amherst College, USA, 8th December 2016.

James Castell, ‘Romanticism in the Anthropocene’, Department of English and Princeton Environmental Insitute, Princeton University, USA, 12th December 2016.

NOVEMBER 2016

James Castell and Martin Willis, Podcast, ‘Reflecting on the New Humanities’, ScienceHumanities Online, 1st November 2016.

Keir Waddington, Conference Paper, ‘‘misled by the picturesque appearance of villages’: The rural idyll, backwardness, and imagining the rural environment in Victorian Britain ‘, Society for Literature, Science and the Arts, 30th Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, 3-6 November 2016

Martin Willis, Conference Paper, ‘Science in Travel Guides to London’, Society for Literature, Science and the Arts, 30th Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, 3-6 November 2016

James Castell, Invited Seminar, ‘Romanticism in the Anthropocene’, Cambridge University Eighteenth Century and Romantic Studies Research Seminar, 24th November 2016.

OCTOBER 2016

Keir Waddington, Invited Speaker, ‘Teaching Medical History and the ScienceHumanities with Digital Texts’, Wellcome Trust / JISC symposium on UK Medical Heritage Library, Wellcome Collection, 27 October 2016

Keir Waddington and Martin Willis, Invited Seminar, ‘Cutting Against the Grain: Frances Burney, Emotion, Pain and the ScienceHumanities’, Cardiff Romanticism and Eighteenth-Century Seminar, 23 October, 2016.

SEPTEMBER 2016

Martin Willis, Conference Paper, ‘Edinburgh Medicine’, British Association for Victorian Studies, Cardiff, 31 August – 2 September 2016.

AUGUST 2016

James Castell, Research Visit, Sublime: Les Tremblements du Monde exhibition at the Centre Pompidou Metz, 12th August 2016.

James Castell, Blog Post, ‘Sublimity and the ScienceHumanities’, ScienceHumanities Online, 22nd  August 2016. (https://cardiffsciencehumanities.org/2016/09/22/sublimity-and-the-sciencehumanities/).

JULY 2016

Martin Willis, Invited Speaker, ‘Histories of Seizure in Narrative and Image: Consilience and the ScienceHumanities’, Wellcome Network on Medical Regeneration, University of Leeds, 6-7 July, 2016.

Keir Waddington, Conference Paper, ‘think yellow and smells fearfully’: Placing industrial waste, river pollution, and sanitary reform’, Social History of Medicine bi-annual international conference, University of Kent, July 2016

 JUNE 2016

Martin Willis, Keynote Panellist, ‘Methodologies in Literature and Science Studies’, Society for Literature, Science and the Arts in Europe Conference, Stockholm University, 13-15 June 2016.

James Castell, Participant, ‘Embarrassing Bodies in the 19th Century’ Conference at Birkbeck, University of London, 17th June 2016.

MAY 2016

Keir Waddington, Blog Post, ‘Spaces and Places of the ScienceHumanities’, ScienceHumanities Online. 21 May, 2016.

APRIL 2016

James Castell, Participant, ‘Smithsonian Partnership: Crossing Boundaries — Promoting Innovation and Creativity’ Event at University of Westminster, 6th April 2016.

Martin Willis, Invited Plenary Participant, ‘At the Cutting Edge of Literature and Science Studies’, Smithsonian Partnership: Crossing Boundaries — Promoting Innovation and Creativity’ Event at University of Westminster, 6th April 2016.

Martin Willis, Conference Paper, ‘Edinburgh Medicine’, British Society for Literature and Sciene Conference, University of Birmingham, 7-9th  April 2016.

MARCH 2016

Martin Willis, Blog Post, ‘What Might the ScienceHumanities Look Like?’, ScienceHumanities Online. 1 March 2016

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