Chris Manias, Introduction
About the Talk
This talk outlines the general plan for the workshop, and provides some background context on the how historians have approached the history of palaeontology, and how palaeontological outreach is being conducted today.
Chris Manias is a historian of science at the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine at King's College London. He specializes in the history of the deep time, evolutionary and human sciences from the 18th to the early-20th century. He is currently working on a large project on the history of mammal palaeontology, entitled 'The Lost Beasts: International Palaeontology and the Evolution of the Mammals, 1860-1950.'