ST Lee Visiting Professorial Fellowship
Funded by a generous endowment by Dr ST Lee, of Singapore, this Fellowship is open to invited nominees of professorial (or equivalent) status, for the purpose of supporting research in London in any field relevant to the work of one or more of the School’s ten research institutes and the Human Rights Consortium.
ST Lee Professorial Fellowship 2011-12:
Professor Steven Shapin, Franklin L Ford Professor of the History of Science at Harvard University, was the ST Lee Visiting Professorial Fellowship at the School of Advanced Study for 2011-12.
Professor Shapin, who has published widely in the historical sociology of scientific knowledge, was based at the School for six weeks between May and June 2012. He give a series of public lectures during his time in the UK - at the universities of Bristol, Cambridge, Edinburgh and London – covering a range of topics including the tastes of wine, the sciences of subjectivity, and the history of dietetics.
ST Lee Professorial Fellow 2011-12 public lectures series podcasts
The Tastes of Wine: Towards a Cultural History 29 May 2012, Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH), University of Cambridge
Changing Tastes: How Foods Tasted in the Early Modern Period and How They Taste Now 22 May 2012, School of Advanced Study, University of London
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