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December 2014

December 17 |
14:00 to 17:40
Workshop
Organizers
MPIWG, Department I
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Elisabeth Kieven, Jürgen Renn, Wilhelm Osthues, Hermann Schlimme, David Warburton, Wolfgang Lefèvre, Gerd Graßhoff, Dietmar Kurapkat, Ulrike Feuerbach, Rosel Pientka-Hinz, Antonio Becchi
December 16 |
15:00 to 16:30
Institute’s Colloquium: Materialities
Organizers
Nina Lerman
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Hans-Jörg Rheinberger (MPIWG)
December 15 |
18:00 to 20:00
Technical Art History Talk Series
Organizers
MPRG “Art and Knowledge in Pre-Modern Europe” and the Freie Universität Berlin in cooperation with the University of Glasgow
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Ivan Gaskell (Bard Graduate Center, New York)
December 8 |
18:00 to 20:00
Technical Art History Talk Series
Organizers
MPRG “Art and Knowledge in Pre-Modern Europe” and the Freie Universität Berlin in cooperation with the University of Glasgow
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Arjan de Koomen (Universiteit van Amsterdam)
December 4 to December 5
Workshop
Organizers
Address
MPI for the History of Science, Boltzmannstr. 22 (first day), Fritz-Haber Villa, Faradayweg 8 (side entrance Hittorfstraße), 14195 Berlin (second day)
Presenter

November 2014

November 24 to November 26
Conference
Organizers
Dr. Florian Klimscha DAI Eurasien Abteilung, MPIWG, Abteilung I
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
November 21 to November 22
Workshop
Organizers
MPIWG, department I
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
November 21 to November 22
Workshop
Organizers
Han Lamers (HU Berlin / UGent)
Address
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Main Building (Hauptgebäude), Unter den Linden 6, Room 3071
Presenter
November 18 |
15:00 to 16:30
Institute’s Colloquium: Materialities
Organizers
Nina Lerman
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Trevor Marchand (School of Oriental & African Studies, London)
November 17 |
18:00 to 20:00
Technical Art History Talk Series
Organizers
MPRG “Art and Knowledge in Pre-Modern Europe” and the Freie Universität Berlin in cooperation with the University of Glasgow
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Marta Ajmar (Victoria and Albert Museum, London)
November 14 to November 15
Workshop
Organizers
Berlin Center for the History of Knowledge: Teri Chettiar, Rohan Deb Roy, Michael Stanley-Baker
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin, room 120
Presenter
Anna Andreeva (Universität Heidelberg), David Armstrong (Kings College), Jenny Bangham (MPIWG), Teri Chettiar (HU), Isabel Gabel (Columbia), Shigehisa Kuriyama (Harvard), Jutta Müller-Tamm (FU), Hugh Raffles (The New School), Sophia Roosth (Harvard), Michael Stanley-Baker (MPIWG), Claudia Stein (Warwick) and Roger Cooter (UCL)
November 6 to November 7
Organizers
Address
Presenter
November 5 |
11:00 to 13:00
Seminar Series “Twentieth Century Histories of Knowledge About Human Variation”
Organizers
MPIWG, Research Group “Twentieth Century Histories of Knowledge About Human Variation”
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Villa, Harnackstraße 5, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Samuël Coghe
November 4 |
10:30 to 12:30
Seminar Series “Twentieth Century Histories of Knowledge About Human Variation”
Organizers
MPIWG, Research Group “Twentieth Century Histories of Knowledge About Human Variation”
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Villa, Harnackstraße 5, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Laura Cházaro García

October 2014

October 31 |
11:00 to 13:00
Seminar Series “Twentieth Century Histories of Knowledge About Human Variation”
Organizers
MPIWG, Research Group “Twentieth Century Histories of Knowledge About Human Variation”
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Jenny Reardon
October 31 to November 1
Workshop
Organizers
Tawrin Baker, Sven Dupré, Sachiko Kusukawa, Karin Leonhard
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Villa, Harnackstraße 5, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
October 27 |
18:00 to 20:00
Technical Art History Talk Series
Organizers
MPRG “Art and Knowledge in Pre-Modern Europe” and the Freie Universität Berlin in cooperation with the University of Glasgow
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Jørgen Wadum (National Gallery of Denmark)
October 21 |
15:00 to 16:30
Institute’s Colloquium: Materialities
Organizers
Nina Lerman
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Shigehisa Kuriyama (Harvard)

September 2014

September 19 to September 20
Workshop
Organizers
Sven Dupré (MPIWG), Elaine Leong (MPIWG), Doris Oltrogge (CICS)
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
September 16 |
15:00 to 16:30
Institute’s Colloquium: Materialities
Organizers
Nina Lerman
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Anita Guerrini (Oregon State University)
September 3 |
11:00 to 13:00
Seminar Series “Twentieth Century Histories of Knowledge About Human Variation”
Organizers
MPIWG, Research Group “Twentieth Century Histories of Knowledge About Human Variation”
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Villa, Harnackstraße 5, 14195 Berlin, Room 005
Presenter
Rohan Deb Roy

August 2014

August 21 |
18:30 to 20:30
Presentation
Organizers
Viktoria Tkaczyk
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Emily Thompson (University of Princeton)
August 19 |
18:30 to 20:30
Presentation
Organizers
Viktoria Tkaczyk
Address
Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Jägerstraße 22-23, 10117 Berlin, Einsteinsaal
Presenter
Karin Bijsterveld (Maastricht)
August 18 to August 22
Summer School
Organizers
Carolyn Birdsall, Myles Jackson, Mara Mills, Viktoria Tkaczyk
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter

July 2014

July 14 |
10:30 to 17:30
Workshop
Organizers
Max Planck Research Group “The Construction of Norms in 17th- to 19th-Century Europe and the United States”
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Sabine Arnaud, John Carson, Anne Harrington, Mary Terrall
July 9 to July 11
Workshop
Organizers
Department II, Pamela Smith
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Tara Alberts, Francesca Bray, Che-chia Chang, Ming Chen, Georg Freise, Asaf Goldschmidt, Feza Günergun, Angela Ki Che Leung, Elaine Leong, Maria Mavroudi, Luca Mola, Carla Nappi, Dhruv Raina, Angela Schottenhammer, Yulian Wu, Ronit Yoeli-Tlalim
July 4 |
10:00 to 19:00
Scholars’ Forum
Organizers
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter

June 2014

June 30 | 9:30 to July 1 | 0:00
Conference
Organizers
MPIWG (Departments I & III), FU Berlin
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Dagmar Schäfer, Fa-ti Fan, Gottfried Hagen, Joachim Kurtz, Keren Abbou, Leigh Chipman, Michael Stanley-Baker, Miri Shefer-Mossensohn, Nahyan Fancy, Paulina Lewicki, Peter Adamson, Reza Pourjavady, Rivka Feldhay, Robert Morrison, Scott Mandelbrote, Sonja Brentjes, Tzvi Langermann, Uwe Vagelpohl
June 26 to June 27
Workshop
Organizers
MPG Minerva Research Group, MPIWG Department II
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Antonio Barrera-Osorio, Samir Boumediene, Michael Bycroft, Francesco Paolo de Ceglia, Harold Cook, Marta Hanson, Lauren Kassell, Michael McVaugh, Andrew Mendelsohn, Carla Nappi, Katharine Park, Gianna Pomata, Valentina Pugliano, Christelle Rabier and Evan Ragland
June 23 to June 25
Conference
Organizers
MPIWG, Vincenzo de Risi
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Richard Arthur (McMaster), Angela Axworthy (MPIWG), Michael Friedman (Stanford), Daniel Garber (Princeton), Antoni Malet (Universitat Pompeu Fabra), Reviel Netz (Stanford), Marco Panza (CNRS, Paris), Helmut Pulte (Bochum), Matthias Schemmel (MPIWG), George Smith (Tufts)
June 20 |
12:00 to 13:30
Testing Drugs and Trying Cures Reading Group
Organizers
MPG Minerva Research Group, MPIWG Department II
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
June 19 |
10:00 to 17:30
Workshop “Aristotelization”
Organizers
MPIWG Department I, Joyce van Leeuwen
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Erika Gielen (KU Leuven), Anne-Laurence Caudano (University of Winnipeg), Eleni Pappa (FU Berlin), Martin Borchert (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)
June 16 | 12:30
Organizers
Address
Presenter
June 13 |
12:00 to 13:30
Testing Drugs and Trying Cures Reading Group
Organizers
MPG Minerva Research Group, MPIWG Department II
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
June 10 |
15:00 to 16:30
Institute's Colloquium
Organizers
MPIWG, organised by David Sepkoski and Elaine Leong
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Andre Wakefield (Pitzer College and MPIWG)
June 6 |
12:00 to 13:30
Testing Drugs and Trying Cures Reading Group
Organizers
MPG Minerva Research Group, MPIWG Department II
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
June 2 |
9:00 to 13:30
Predoc Conference
Organizers
MPIWG, Department I
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin, Main Conference Room
Presenter
Paul Stefan Trzeciok, Anna Jerratsch, Rodolfo Garau, Hajime Inaba, Marta Jordi Taltavull, Martin Jähnert, Anna Perlina, Martin Fechner

May 2014

May 28 |
15:00 to 17:00
Colloquium Research Group “Modern Geometry and the Concept of Space”
Organizers
Vincenzo de Risi
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Athanase Papadopoulos (Université de Strasbourg)
May 27 |
15:00 to 17:00
Colloquium Research Group “Modern Geometry and the Concept of Space”
Organizers
Vincenzo de Risi
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Benjamin Morison (Princeton)
May 27 |
10:30 to 12:00
Series “Histories of Planning – Werkstattgespräche”
Organizers
Dep. III (Dagmar Schäfer)
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Volker Scheid
May 22 |
11:00 to 13:30
Recipes Reading Group
Organizers
MPG Minerva Research Group, MPIWG Department II
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Samir Boumediene
May 22 to May 23
Conference
Organizers
In Cooperation with the Centre Marc Bloch, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Address
Centre Marc Bloch, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Presenter
May 20 |
15:00 to 16:30
Institute's Colloquium
Organizers
MPIWG, organised by David Sepkoski and Elaine Leong
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Pietro Omodeo (MPIWG)
May 20 |
10:30 to 12:00
Series “Histories of Planning – Werkstattgespräche”
Organizers
Dep. III (Dagmar Schäfer)
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Tiago Saraiva
May 19 |
10:30 to 18:00
Workshop
Organizers
Vincenzo de Risi
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Michela Malpangotto (CNRS, Paris), Anna de Pace (University of Milan), Jean-Marc Besse (CNRS, Paris), Henrique Leitao (University of Lisbon), Adam Mosley (Swansea University)
May 13 |
10:30 to 12:00
Series “Histories of Planning – Werkstattgespräche”
Organizers
Dep. III (Dagmar Schäfer)
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Ursula Klein
May 12 |
15:00 to 17:00
Colloquium Research Group “Modern Geometry and the Concept of Space”
Organizers
Vincenzo de Risi
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Thomas Morel (Technische Universität Berlin)
May 6 |
15:00 to 17:00
Colloquium Research Group “Modern Geometry and the Concept of Space”
Organizers
Vincenzo de Risi
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Paolo Mancosu (University of California, Berkeley)

April 2014

April 29 |
15:00 to 18:00
Colloquium Research Group “Modern Geometry and the Concept of Space”
Organizers
Vincenzo de Risi
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Luca Guzzardi (Università di Pavia)
April 8 |
15:00 to 18:00
Colloquium Research Group “Modern Geometry and the Concept of Space”
Organizers
Vincenzo de Risi
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Sara Confalonieri (Bergische Universität Wuppertal)
April 1 |
10:30 to 12:00
Series “Histories of Planning – Werkstattgespräche”
Organizers
Dep. III (Dagmar Schäfer)
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Richard Baxstrom

March 2014

March 25 |
15:00 to 18:00
Colloquium Research Group “Modern Geometry and the Concept of Space”
Organizers
Vincenzo de Risi
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Angela Axworthy (MPIWG)
March 25 |
15:00 to 18:00
Colloquium Research Group “Modern Geometry and the Concept of Space”
Organizers
Vincenzo de Risi
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Sabine Rommevaux (CNRS, Paris)
March 21 | 10:00 to March 22 | 0:00
Workshop
Organizers
Sven Dupré
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
March 18 |
15:00 to 16:30
Institute's Colloquium
Organizers
MPIWG, organised by David Sepkoski and Elaine Leong
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Jim Secord (University of Cambridge)
March 18 |
10:30 to 12:00
Series “Histories of Planning – Werkstattgespräche”
Organizers
Dep. III (Dagmar Schäfer)
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Georgio Riello
March 13 to March 15
Workshop
Organizers
Pamela Smith (Columbia University, N. Y), Dep. II
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
March 11 |
15:00 to 17:00
Colloquium Research Group “Modern Geometry and the Concept of Space”
Organizers
Vincenzo de Risi
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Claudio Bartocci (Università di Genova)
March 11 |
14:30 to 16:30
Special Institute's Colloquium
Organizers
David Sepkoski
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Karen Darling (Senior Editor, University of Chicago Press), Matteo Valleriani (Research Group Leader, Department I, MPIWG), Jürgen Renn (Director, Department I, MPIWG), Lorraine Daston (Director, Department II, MPIWG), Dagmar Schäfer (Director, Department III, MPIWG), Urs Schoepflin (Head of Library, MPIWG)
March 11 |
10:30 to 12:00
Series “Histories of Planning – Werkstattgespräche”
Organizers
Dep. III (Dagmar Schäfer)
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Hyunhee Park

February 2014

February 27 to March 1
Workshop
Organizers
Ursula Klein and Elena Serrano
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
February 25 |
15:00 to 16:30
Institute's Colloquium
Organizers
MPIWG, organised by David Sepkoski and Elaine Leong
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Anke Te Heesen (Humboldt Universität)
February 6 to February 7
Conference
Organizers
Max Planck Research Group “The Construction of Norms in 17th- to 19th-Century Europe and the United States,” organised by Sabine Arnaud
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Sabine Arnaud (MPIWG Berlin), Lucia Aschauer (Universität Paderborn), Janet Beizer (Harvard University), Marie Guthmüller (Ruhr Universität Bochum), Peter Logan (Temple University), Cathy McClive (Durham University), Mauricio Menchero (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México), Javier Moscoso (Instituto de Filosofía – Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas), David Shuttleton (University of Glasgow), Anne Vila (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Wayne Wild (Berklee College of Music)

January 2014

January 30 |
14:00 to 16:00
Seminar Series
Organizers
Max Planck Research Group “Twentieth Century Histories of Knowledge About Human Variation”
Address
MPIWG, Harnackstraße 5, 14195 Berlin, seminar room
Presenter
Sabine Arnaud (MPIWG)
January 29 |
14:00 to 15:20
Seminar Series
Organizers
Max Planck Research Group “Twentieth Century Histories of Knowledge About Human Variation”
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science Villa, Harnackstraße 5, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Katrin Kleemann, Frederike Heinitz
January 29 to January 30
Workshop
Organizers
Sven Dupré, Juergen Renn
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
January 28 |
10:00 to 16:00
Seminar Series
Organizers
Max Planck Research Group “Twentieth Century Histories of Knowledge About Human Variation”
Address
MPIWG, Harnackstraße 5, 14195 Berlin, seminar room
Presenter
Jon Røyne Kyllingstad (Førstekonservator/Senior Curator Norwegian Museum of Technology and Science, Oslo)
January 24 to January 25
Workshop
Organizers
Department I “Structural Changes in Systems of Knowledge”
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Katrin Klingan, Christoph Rosol, Cordula Hamschmidt, Sabine Höhler, Ioan Negrutiu, Bronislaw Szerszynski, Mark Lawrence, Miriam Diamond, Paul Edwards, Will Steffen, Marco Armiero, Jürgen Renn, Armin Reller, Jan Zalasiewicz, Sverker Sörlin, Armin Linke, John Palmesino, Anselm Franke, Eyal Weizman, Sarah Whatmore, Erle Ellis, Pierre Bélanger, Reinhold Leinfelder, Helmuth Trischler, Wolfgang Lucht, Amita Baviskar, Pablo Jensen, Philipp Oswalt, Elena Bougleux, Adrian Lahoud, Natalie Jeremijenko, Manfred Laubichler
January 21 |
15:00 to 16:30
Institute's Colloquium
Organizers
MPIWG, organised by David Sepkoski and Elaine Leong
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Francesca Bray (University of Edinburgh and MPIWG)
January 10 to January 11
Workshop
Organizers
Volker Hess, Annemarie Kinzelbach, Elaine Leong, Andrew Mendelsohn and Ruth Schilling
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin (January 10, 2014) & Institute für History of Medicine, Thielallee 71, 14195 Berlin (January 11, 2014)
Presenter

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