Members of the SSC meet to read and discuss pre-circulated papers. The meetings are open to interested individuals, postgraduate and staff, from other areas of academic study.
|Friday, 12 October||
J. L. Yannielli (2011) 'A Yahgan for the killing: murder, memory and Charles Darwin ', British Journal for the History of Science, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0007087411000641
|Tuesday, 30 October||
A. R. Cashmore, 'The Lucretian swerve: the biological basis of human behaviour and the criminal justice system', PNAS 107: 4499-4504.
|Tuesday, 20 November||
J. Phillips (2012)'Storytelling in Earth sciences: The eight basic plots', Earth-Science Reviews 115: 153-162.
|Tuesday, 11 December||
R. Joyce (forthcoming) 'The evolutionary debunking of morality', in J. Feinberg and R. Shafer-Landau (eds) Reason and Responsibility, 15th ed.(Cengage).
|Thursday, 17 January||
S. Williams (2012) 'Virtually Impossible: Deleuze and Derrida on the Political Problem of Islands', Island Studies Journal, 7: 215-234.
|Tuesday, 5 February||
J. Marks (2012) 'Why be against Darwin: creationism, racism and the roots of anthropology', Yearbook of Physical Anthropology, 55: 95-104.
|Friday, 6 March||
D. P. Mindell (2013) 'The tree of life: metaphor, model and heuristic device', Systematic Biology [advance access]
|Tuesday, 23 April||
H. Ritvo (2013) 'Edging into the wild', in J. Beardsley (ed). Designing Wildlife Habitats (Harvard University Press).
|Tuesday, 7 May||
S. Elden (2013) 'How should we do the history of territory', Territory, Politics and Goverance, 1: 5-20.
|Thursday, 30 May||
S. Elden (2013) 'Secure the volume: vertical geopolitics and the depth of power', Political Geography 30: 1-17
|Monday, 10 June||
P. Merriman (2012) 'Human geography without time-space', Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 37(1): 13-27.
The reading group normally meets at 1-2pm in Rm 01009, Elmwood Building
Tuesday 5 February