New Materials, New Technologies: Innovation, Future and Society

University College London / Kings College London seminar series supported by ESRC
The Social History of the Prototype: seminar one in a series of four
Date: 11th February 2008; 1:30-6pm
Department of Anthropology, University College London, 14 Taviton Street (North-Eastern Corner of Gordon Square), London WC1E 6BT
The seminar will examine the social history of the prototype in order to draw out the differences represented by present innovations in materials, technology and manufacture and explore the earlier 18th and 19th century origins and contexts of development underlying current innovations.

Susan Mossmann (Science Museum)
Monika Wagner (History of Art, Hamburg University)
Chris Tuck (Engineering, Loughborough University)
Tim Hunkin (Engineer, Cartoonist and Writer)
Jane Prophet (Artist)
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