Liverpool 2008 Sessions
The BA Festival at Liverpool ran from 6-11 September 2008.
Our Presidential Session was Maritime Liverpool: Knowledge and Power (Saturday 6th, 2-4pm).
Other events organised by or related to the History of Science Section:
- Race Matters: Rethinking Race and Identity (Monday 8th, 1.30pm to 3.30pm)
- Science Fiction and You (Monday 8th, 3pm to 6.30pm)
- The Local and the Global: Liverpool and International Health (Tuesday 9th, 1.30pm to 3.30pm)
- The Business of Bodies (Tues 9th, Weds 10th, Thurs 11th)
Our Section President for 2008 was Crosbie Smith, Professor of the History of Science at the University of Kent. His books include:
- (with Ben Marsden) Engineering Empires. A Cultural History of Technology in Nineteenth Century Britain. Macmillan (Palgrave), 2004 (paperback 2006). Pp. xii + 351
- (with Norton Wise) Energy and Empire. A Biographical Study of Lord Kelvin (Cambridge University Press, 1989)
- The Science of Energy. A Cultural History of Energy Physics in Victorian Britain (University of Chicago Press, 1998)