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December 2015

December 18 |
13:00 to 14:30
Department III Colloquium “Histories of Planning”
Organizers

Department III (Martina Siebert & Emily Brock)

Address
MPIWG
Presenter
Sonja Brentjes (MPIWG, Dept. I)
December 11 | 9:00 to December 12 | 13:00
Conference
Organizers
Rafael Mandressi, Alan Ross, Silvia Sebastiani
Address
Humboldt University, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin, Room 2249a
Presenter
December 9 |
18:00 to 20:00
Ringvorlesung zur Berliner Kulturwissenschaft
Organizers
Holger Brohm, Iris Därmann
Address
Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Dorotheenstraße 26, Room 2.08
Presenter
Viktoria Tkaczyk
December 9 | 8:30 to December 11 | 17:00
International Conference
Organizers
Svend Hansen (German Archaeological Institute), Florian Klimscha (TOPOI), Jürgen Renn (MPIWG)
Address
Freie Universität, Topoi Haus, Hittorfstraße 18, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
December 8 |
14:30 to 16:00
Department III Colloquium “Histories of Planning”
Organizers
Department III (Martina Siebert & Emily Brock)
Address
MPIWG
Presenter
Judith Kaplan (MPIWG, Dept. II)
December 7 | 19:30
Reihe 100 Jahre Allgemeine Relativitätstheorie
Address
Urania Berlin e. V., An der Urania 17, 10787 Berlin
Presenter
Jürgen Renn
December 7 |
16:00 to 17:30
Colloquium „Art and Knowledge in Pre-Modern Europe“
Organizers
Sven Dupré, Ohad Parnes
Address
MPIWG Villa, Harnackstraße 5, 14195 Berlin, Seminar Room
Presenter
Jaya Remond (MPIWG)
December 4 | 9:00 to December 5 | 18:00
Conference
Organizers

Alexandra Hui (Mississippi State University), Mara Mills (NYU), Viktoria Tkaczyk (MPIWG)

Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
December 2 | 9:00 to December 5 | 18:30
Conference
Organizers
Alexander Blum, Roberto Lalli, Jürgen Renn
Address
Harnack-Haus, Ihnestr. 16-20, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
December 1 |
14:30 to 16:00
Department III Colloquium “Histories of Planning”
Organizers
Department III (Martina Siebert & Emily Brock)
Address
MPIWG
Presenter
Mårten Söderblom Sareela (MPIWG)

November 2015

November 30 |
10:00 to 17:00
Workshop
Organizers
Sven Dupré and Wijnand Mijnhardt (Utrecht University), Angela Fischel and Jörg Völlnagel (SMB), Ohad Parnes (MPIWG)
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin, Main Conference Hall
Presenter
November 30 to December 2
Conference
Organizers
Bruce Allen, Alessandra Buonanno, Karsten Danzmann, Hermann Nicolai (Chair), Bernard Schutz, Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute), Potsdam and Hannover in cooperation with the MPIWG
Address
Harnack House, Ihnestraße 16-20, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
November 25 | 20:00 to November 30 | 0:00
Play
Organizers
Address
English Theatre Berlin, Fidicinstraße 40, 10965 Berlin
Presenter
November 25 | 18:00
Einstein Lectures Dahlem
Organizers

Freie Universität Berlin, Max-Planck-Gesellschaft

Address
Henry-Ford-Bau der Freien Universität, Hörsaal A, Garystr. 35, 14195
Presenter
Kip S. Thorne (Caltech)
November 24 |
14:30 to 16:00
Department III Colloquium “Histories of Planning”
Organizers
Department III (Martina Siebert & Emily Brock)
Address
MPIWG
Presenter
Francesca Fiaschetti (MPIWG)
November 24 |
14:00 to 16:00
Colloquium “Epistemes of Modern Acoustics”
Organizers
Max Planck Research Group “Epistemes of Modern Acoustics”
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Rebecca Wolf (MPIWG)
November 23 |
16:00 to 17:30
Colloquium „Art and Knowledge in Pre-Modern Europe“
Organizers
Sven Dupré, Ohad Parnes
Address
MPIWG Villa, Harnackstraße 5, 14195 Berlin, Seminar Room
Presenter
Hanna Hölling (MPIWG/Bard Graduate Center, New York)
November 20 | 20:00 to November 22 | 0:00
Play
Organizers
Address
English Theatre Berlin, Fidicinstraße 40, 10965 Berlin
Presenter
November 17 | 9:30 to November 20 | 18:30
International Conference Narratives on Translations
Organizers
Sonja Brentjes; José Luis Mancha
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin, Conference Room
Presenter
November 16 |
16:00 to 19:00
International Conference Narratives on Translations
Organizers
Sonja Brentjes; José Luis Mancha
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin, Conference Room
Presenter
Dagmar Schäfer
November 2 to December 31
Exhibition
Organizers
Montserrat de Pablo
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter

October 2015

October 29 |
17:00 to 19:00
Talk
Organizers
MPRG Arnaud
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin, Room 215
Presenter
Peter Cryle
October 26 | 9:30 to October 27 | 14:00
Organizers
Dagmar Schäfer, Chaonan Zhang
Address
MPIWG, Room 265
Presenter
Kathleen Morrison
October 12 |
16:00 to 17:30
Colloquium „Art and Knowledge in Pre-Modern Europe“
Organizers
Sven Dupré, Ohad Parnes
Address
MPIWG Villa, Harnackstraße 5, 14195 Berlin, Seminar Room
Presenter
Nadia Baadj (MPIWG/University of Bern)
October 9 |
10:00 to 18:00
CCS-Library Lecture 2015
Organizers
Initiative Fortbildung für wissenschaftliche Spezialbibliotheken und ver- wandte Einrichtungen e.V. in Zusammenarbeit mit der Bibliothek des Max-Planck-Instituts für Wissenschaftsgeschichte
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Kim Dulin
October 6 |
14:00 to 16:00
Colloquium “Epistemes of Modern Acoustics”
Organizers
Max Planck Research Group “Epistemes of Modern Acoustics”
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Mara Mills (New York University)

September 2015

September 28 |
16:00 to 17:30
Colloquium „Art and Knowledge in Pre-Modern Europe“
Organizers
Sven Dupré, Ohad Parnes
Address
MPIWG Villa, Harnackstraße 5, 14195 Berlin, Seminar Room
Presenter
Benjamin Schmidt (MPIWG/University of Washington)
September 24 |
12:30 to 18:30
Workshop
Organizers
Mathias Grote (HU Berlin) and Lara Keuck (MPIWG)
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
September 8 |
14:00 to 16:00
Colloquium “Epistemes of Modern Acoustics”
Organizers
Max Planck Research Group “Epistemes of Modern Acoustics”
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Steven Lydon (Harvard University)

July 2015

July 21 |
10:00 to 12:30
Doctoral Colloquium
Organizers
Vincenzo De Risi
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Nabeel Hamid (University of Pennsylvania)
July 21 |
10:00 to 12:30
Doctoral Colloquium
Organizers
Vincenzo De Risi
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Eunsoo Lee (Stanford University)
July 17
Workshop
Organizers

Dept. III, Martina Siebert, Kaijun Chen

Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
July 15
Workshop
Organizers

Dept. III, Martina Siebert, Kaijun Chen

Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
July 10 |
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
July 10 |
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
July 10 |
9:15 to 18:30
Workshop
Organizers
Marjolijn Bol (MPIWG/University of Amsterdam), Sven Dupré (MPIWG/Freie Universität Berlin)
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
July 6 to July 8
Conference
Organizers
Max Planck Research Group “Modern Geometry and the Concept of Space”
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
July 2 to July 4
Conference
Organizers
MPIWG in cooperation with the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, the Universität Hamburg and the Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter

June 2015

June 26 | 8:45 to June 27 | 18:15
Conference
Organizers
Gianna Pomata (Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore), Yvonne Wübben (Freie Universität Berlin, Ruhr Universität Bochum)
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
June 25 |
15:00 to 16:30
Lecture
Organizers
MPIWG Department II working group “Sciences of the Archive” and Department III
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Ken Alder (Northwestern University)
June 23 |
10:00 to 18:15
Workshop “Mathematics and Metaphysics in 17th-Century Britain”
Organizers
Davide Crippa (SPHERE, Université Paris), Vincenzo De Risi (MPIWG), Marco Panza (Université Paris 1; CNRS)
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Antoni Malet (Universitat Paompeu Fabra, Barcellona), Edward Slowik (Winona State University), Ian Stewart (King’s College, Halifax), Marco Panza (Université Paris 1; CNRS)
June 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
Ann-Sophie Lehmann (Utrecht University), Sally Gregory Kohlstedt (University of Minnesota), Honghong Tinn (MPIWG)
June 16 |
10:00 to 12:00
Colloquium “Epistemes of Modern Acoustics”
Organizers
Max Planck Research Group “Epistemes of Modern Acoustics”
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Alix Hui (Mississippi State University)
June 15 |
9:00 to 16:00
Predoc Conference
Organizers
MPIWG, Elisabeth Wallmann & Martin Fechner
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Angela Axworthy, Christine von Oertzen, Daniel Meßner, Elaine Leong, Elizabeth Merrill, Floris Solleveld, Gunthild Storeck, Jaya Remond, Jessica Lee, Kevin Chang, Lino Camprubí, Nele Diekmann
June 11 | 10:30 to June 12 | 18:00
Workshop
Organizers
Department II
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
June 11 to June 12
Workshop
Organizers
Department III, Martina Schlünder
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
June 9 |
14:00 to 15:00
“Scale and Scope” Werkstattgespräche
Organizers
Department III
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Benjamin Zachariah
June 6 | 19:30
Organizers
Address
Presenter

May 2015

May 28 | 9:30 to May 29 | 16:00
Workshop
Organizers

Dept. III, Martina Siebert, Kaijun Chen

Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
May 28 to May 29
Workshop
Organizers
MPRG Arnaud and the Centre Marc Bloch with the support of Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne and the Institut universitaire de France.
Address
Centre Marc Bloch, Friedrichstraße 191, 10117 Berlin & MPIWG, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
May 27 |
9:30 to 18:30
Workshop
Organizers
MPIWG, Pietro Daniel Omodeo
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Roberto Bondì (Cosenza), Elio Nenci (Milano), Pietro Daniel Omodeo (Berlin), Oreste Trabucco (Napoli), Hiro Hirai (Nijmegen), Miguel Ángel Granada (Barcelona), Rodolfo Garau (Torino/Berlin), Riccarda Suitner (Erfurt-Gotha)
May 26 |
11:00 to 13:00
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
Nick Hopwood
May 19 |
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
Gabrielle Hecht (University of Michigan)
May 19 |
10:00 to 12:00
Colloquium “Epistemes of Modern Acoustics”
Organizers
Max Planck Research Group “Epistemes of Modern Acoustics”
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Sabine von Fischer (Zurich)

April 2015

April 27 | 9:30 to April 28 | 17:00
Workshop
Organizers

Dept. III, Shih-Pei Chen, Digital Content Curator; Martina Siebert, Research Scholar

Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
April 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
Joyce van Leeuwen (MPIWG)
April 21 |
10:00 to 12:00
Colloquium “Epistemes of Modern Acoustics”
Organizers
Max Planck Research Group “Epistemes of Modern Acoustics”
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Myles Jackson (NYU)
April 21 to April 22
International Conference
Organizers
Research Program History of the Max Planck Society
Address
Harnack-Haus, Ihnestraße 16-20, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
April 17 | 19:00 to April 19 | 0:00
April 15 |
12:00 to 17:00
Workshop
Organizers
Sven Dupré – Research Group “Art and Knowledge in Pre-Modern Europe”
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Villa, Harnackstraße 5, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
April 13 |
16:00 to 17:30
Colloquium “Art and Knowledge in Pre-Modern Europe”
Organizers
Max Planck Research Group “Art and Knowledge in Pre-Modern Europe” (Dupré)
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Villa, Harnackstraße 5, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Marco Cardinali (MPIWG)
April 13 to April 17
Methods Intensive Workshop
Organizers
Department III
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Jianjun Mei (Needham Research Institute/Cambridge)

March 2015

March 23 to March 24
Workshop
Organizers
Sven Dupré (MPIWG), Florike Egmond (Leiden University), Marrigje Rikken (Leiden University), Paul J. Smith (Leiden University)
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
March 17 |
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
Martin Collins (Smithsonian Institution)
March 17 |
10:00 to 12:00
Colloquium “Epistemes of Modern Acoustics”
Organizers
Max Planck Research Group “Epistemes of Modern Acoustics”
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Roland Wittje (University of Regensburg)
March 2 |
16:00 to 17:00
Work-in-Progress Seminar RG “Art and Knowledge in Pre-Modern Europe”
Organizers
Research Group “Art and Knowledge in Pre-Modern Europe”
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Villa, Harnackstraße 5, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Susanne Thürigen, M.A. (MPIWG/LMU, Munich)

February 2015

February 27 | 19:00 to March 1 | 0:00
February 20 | 19:00 to February 22 | 0:00
February 17 |
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
Mareile Flitsch (Völkerkundemuseum Universität Zürich)
February 13 |
9:30 to 13:00
Book Presentation
Organizers
Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
Presenter
Jürgen Renn, Matteo Valleriani, Giulia Giannini, Michele Camerota, Paolo Galluzzi, Iolanda Rolfo
February 5 | 9:00 to February 7 | 17:00
Workshop
Organizers

Department III

Address
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
February 5 to February 6
Organizers
Address
Presenter

January 2015

January 28 |
15:00 to 17:00
Lecture
Organizers
Esther Chen
Address
Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin, main conference hall
Presenter
Dr. Martin Doerr, Institute of Computer Science (ICS)/ Heraklion
January 26 |
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
Erma Hermens (University of Glasgow)
January 20 |
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
Christine Guth (Royal College of Art, London)
January 19 |
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
David Saunders (The British Museum, London)
January 12 |
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
Georg Josef Dietz (Kupferstichkabinett, SMB, Berlin)

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