'Inventing Objectivity'

When and Where

Wednesday, April 05, 2023 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
VC 115
Victoria College
91 Charles St. W


Professor Tong Lam, Department of Historical Studies; Qieyi Liu, PhD candidate, East Asian Studies; Dr. Sayori Ghoshal, Postdoctoral Fellow, IHPST


The Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (IHPST) invites you to a panel, 'Inventing Objectivity' to be held on April 5 (3-5pm) in VC 115. We will have brief presentations from 3 speakers, followed by a discussion. Associate Professor from the Department of Historical Studies, Prof Tong Lam will share his research, "The Big Board in Ruins: The Rise of the Fact in China and Our Times of 'Post-Truth'“, followed by PhD candidate from the Department of East Asian Studies, Qieyi Liu who will present, "Inventing the 'Bios' of Biology: Concepts of Life and Nature in Early Twentieth-Century China, and postdoctoral fellow from IHPST, Dr Sayori Ghoshal who will present "A Twin Birth: Statistics and Race Science in Anti-Colonial India'. 

We look forward to seeing you there.

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