February 25, 2016 — Androids in History

Science Pub RVA #32


They Had Robots Way Back Then
A talk and discussion led by Dr. Adleheid Voskuhl about her research on the history of androids from the Enlightenment Era to the early 20th century.

Dr. Adelheid Voskuhl research field comprises the history of technology from the early modern to the modern period. Her broader interests include the philosophy of technology, the history of the Enlightenment, and modern European intellectual and cultural history. A German expat, Heidi avidly explores American beers, bread and cabbage dishes to the extent her teaching and research permits.