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Robert Naylor

PhD Candidate at Manchester’s Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

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Call for Papers: Past, Present, and Future of the History of Meteorology

As part of the International Commission for the History of Meteorology’s 20th anniversary celebrations this year, I am organising a conference on the Past, Present, and Future of the History of Meteorology, online on 15th Sept 2021. The Call for Papers can be found at:¬†http://meteohistory.org/2021/call-for-papers-past-present-and-future-of-the-history-of-meteorology/. The deadline for abstracts of 250 words is July 15,Continue reading “Call for Papers: Past, Present, and Future of the History of Meteorology”

The Climate Disciples?

This image is from the front page of Rockefeller Foundation publication RF Illustrated from August 1974. When I first saw it, I could feel a certain power emanating from the computer screen. Only recently did I put my finger on it. With thirteen individuals looking mostly towards the centre, this is clearly reminiscent of Jesus’sContinue reading “The Climate Disciples?”

A Voice of my Own

Welcome to my new academic blog. I want to use this blog as an outlet for my half-baked ideas. I will mostly be talking about my specialist subject – the sociological history of climate change – but I may veer into other areas. Why do this? Because as most academics would tell you, academic publishingContinue reading “A Voice of my Own”

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