Upcoming Science and Technology Seminars

Science and Technology Seminars series poster

Supported by the Asia Center and convened by Professor, Victor Seow, Department of the History of Science, the Asia Center Science and Technology Seminar Series focuses on critical historical and contemporary issues in science and technology in East, South, and Southeast Asia.

The seminar series seeks to bring to campus speakers from various disciplines in the humanities and social sciences whose work investigates the place of the scientific and the technological in Asia and the place of Asia in our ideas and practices of science and technology. 



Upcoming Seminars 

Tuesday, February 16, 12:00 p.m. EST

Madness in the Early-Twentieth Century Japanese Family: Writing Away from Psychiatry

Yumi Kim, Johns Hopkins University

Register here: https://harvard.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwocumoqTksHtJS0NYOsshPka2HG3deofz2


Tuesday, March 2, 12:00 p.m. EST

Mapping Science in a Global Age: the Human Dynamics of Scientific Knowledge

Shellen Wu, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Register here: https://harvard.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMqdeqtrz4rHdZQiLPxo0EtCiPhzNQT3JnQ


Tuesday, March 30, 12:00 p.m. EST

“Practically No Habitation": Tribal Rights, Displaced Populations, and the Birth of India’s Rocket Program

Asif Siddiqi, Fordham University

Register here: https://harvard.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIrdeuoqjgiH9bNIcpUguJx8PZ_1NwhMUv_


Tuesday, April 6, 12:00 p.m. EST

The Kyūri-bon Boom and the Public Perception of Science in Early-Meiji Japan

Russelle Meade, Cardiff University



Tuesday, April 20, 12:00 p.m. EST

Layer Matters: Medical Authority, Body Conformity, and Intersex Livelihood in Cold War South Korea

Todd Henry, UCSD

Register here: https://harvard.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYqc--sqD4sH9T3aIVze8TXts86eQkeF1nd


Tuesday, May 4, 12:00 p.m. EST

The Chinese BIOS Sphere: How East Asian Computing Hacked Modernity

Thomas Mullaney, Stanford University

Register here: https://harvard.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcudeqrpjMrG9L9WyVVDk9_l12UOO5ZGZ-E


Tuesday, May 11, 12:00 p.m. EST

Drugs, Willpower and the Biopolitics of Addiction in Colonial Vietnam

Claire Edington, UCSD

Register here: https://harvard.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJArcOqtqTotHd2rT8hSSNf5BXm886JxfjcG


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