Events

November 2014

  • 24.11. - 26.11.2014 | Conference

    Contextualising Technical Innovations in Prehistory

    Organizers Dr. Florian Klimscha DAI Eurasien Abteilung, MPIWG, Abteilung I
    Address Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
    Contact/Link

December 2014

  • 1.12.2014 | Colloquium “Art and Knowledge in Pre-Modern Europe”

    Knives, Saws, and Hands. Dichotomies of Surgical Design and Knowledge (ca. 1400–1600)

    Organizers RG Dupré
    Address MPIWG Villa, Harnackstraße 5, 14195 Berlin, seminar room
    Presenter Jack Hartnell (MPIWG/V&A, The Courtauld Institute of Art, London)
    Time 16:00
    Contact/Link
  • 4.12. - 5.12.2014 | Workshop

    Institutionalization of Science in Early modern Europe

    Address Fritz-Haber Villa, Faradayweg 8 (side entrance Hittorfstraße), 14195 Berlin
    Notes Participation is open, but space is limited. It would be very helpful if you could signal your participation in the workshop at your earliest convenience.
    Contact/Link
  • 5.12.2014 | Public Colloquium

    Berlin Doctoral Forum for the History of Science

    Organizers Anke te Heesen, Philipp van der Eijk (HU Berlin), Friedrich Steinle (TU Berlin), Viktoria Tkaczyk (MPIWG / HU Berlin), Veronika Lipphardt, Sven Dupré (MPIWG / FU Berlin)
    Address Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
    Notes Please register by email no later than December 1, 2014.
    Contact/Link
  • 8.12.2014 | Technical Art History Talk Series

    Technical Art History: A Farewell to the Humanities?

    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)
    Time 18:00
    Contact/Link
  • 11.12.2014 | Lecture

    Early Modern Mathematics: Towards a Social History of Mathematical Consistency

    Organizers Department I, Working Group “The Structures of Practical Knowledge”, Matteo Valleriani
    Address Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
    Notes This lecture will be held in the frame of the second meeting of the working group “The Structures of Practical Knowledge.”
    Presenter Antoni Malet (MPIWG / Universitat Pempeu Fabra, Barcelona)
    Time 16:20
    Contact/Link
  • 15.12.2014 | Technical Art History Talk Series

    Damage

    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)
    Time 18:00
    Contact/Link
  • 16.12.2014 | Institute’s Colloquium: Materialities

    On Materiality and Epistemic Things

    Organizers Nina Lerman
    Address Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
    Presenter Hans-Jörg Rheinberger (MPIWG)
    Time 15:00
    Contact/Link

January 2015

  • 5.1.2015 | Technical Art History Talk Series

    Technical Art History and Materials as Markers, a 16th-Century Material Travel Log

    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)
    Time 18:00
    Contact/Link
  • 12.1.2015 | Technical Art History Talk Series

    Technical Art History and its Relation to the Conservation of Art on Paper

    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)
    Time 18:00
    Contact/Link
  • 19.1.2015 | Technical Art History Talk Series

    The Technical Examination of Old Master Drawings

    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)
    Time 18:00
    Contact/Link
  • 20.1.2015 | Institute’s Colloquium: Materialities

    Models, Modeling, and Knowledge Transfer in Japanese Crafts of the Early Modern Era

    Organizers Nina Lerman
    Address Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
    Presenter Christine Guth (Royal College of Art, London)
    Time 15:00
    Contact/Link
  • 26.1.2015 | Colloquium “Art and Knowledge in Pre-Modern Europe”

    Regulating the Advancement of Knowledge: Printing Privileges in the Early Dutch Republic

    Organizers RG Dupré
    Address MPIWG Villa, Harnackstraße 5, 14195 Berlin, seminar room
    Presenter Marius Buning (MPIWG)
    Time 16:00
    Contact/Link

February 2015

  • 17.2.2015 | Institute’s Colloquium: Materialities

    Magic in the Black Box? Anthropological Reflections on Skilled Practice, Technical Ignorance and the Materiality of Things

    Organizers Nina Lerman
    Address Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
    Presenter Mareile Flitsch (Völkerkundemuseum Universität Zürich)
    Time 15:00
    Contact/Link
  • 23.2.2015 | Colloquium “Art and Knowledge in Pre-Modern Europe”

    Pictures in the Head. Optical Arguments for and against Indirect Perception in 17th-Century England

    Organizers RG Dupré
    Address MPIWG Villa, Harnackstraße 5, 14195 Berlin, seminar room
    Presenter Philippe Hamou (MPIWG, Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense)
    Time 16:00
    Contact/Link

March 2015

  • 9.3.2015 | Colloquium “Art and Knowledge in Pre-Modern Europe”

    Cultures of Alloy: Technology and Community in Early Medieval Europe

    Organizers RG Dupré
    Address MPIWG Villa, Harnackstraße 5, 14195 Berlin, seminar room
    Presenter Ittai Weinryb (Bard Graduate Center, NY)
    Time 16:00
    Contact/Link
  • 17.3.2015 | Institute’s Colloquium: Materialities

    What do Historians want from “Materiality”? Reflections on Theory and the Humanities since the 1970s

    Organizers Nina Lerman
    Address Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
    Presenter Martin Collins (Smithsonian Institution)
    Time 15:00
    Contact/Link

April 2015

  • 13.4.2015 | Technical Art History Talk Series

    The 1930 Conference in Rome and the First Handbooks on Scientific Analysis of Artworks

    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 Marco Cardinali (MPIWG)
    Time 18:00
    Contact/Link
  • 21.4.2015 | Institute’s Colloquium: Materialities

    Texts, Images and Machines in the Spread of Ancient Mechanics

    Organizers Nina Lerman
    Address Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
    Presenter Joyce van Leeuwen (MPIWG)
    Time 15:00
    Contact/Link
  • 27.4.2015 | Colloquium “Art and Knowledge in Pre-Modern Europe”

    Engineering, Cartography, and the Culture of Knowledge in Late Sixteenth-Century Rome

    Organizers RG Dupré
    Address MPIWG Villa, Harnackstraße 5, 14195 Berlin, seminar room
    Presenter Pamela Long (MPIWG)
    Time 16:00
    Contact/Link

May 2015

  • 19.5.2015 | Institute’s Colloquium: Materialities

    Waste, Value, and Radioactive Excess in Africa

    Organizers Nina Lerman
    Address Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
    Presenter Gabrielle Hecht (University of Michigan)
    Time 15:00
    Contact/Link
  • 25.5.2015 | Colloquium “Art and Knowledge in Pre-Modern Europe”

    Perspective on Stage: Optics and Politics of Theatrical Scenery in Early Modern Europe

    Organizers RG Dupré
    Address MPIWG Villa, Harnackstraße 5, 14195 Berlin, seminar room
    Presenter Jaime Cuenca Amigo (MPIWG/Universidad de Deusto)
    Time 16:00
    Contact/Link

June 2015

  • 8.6.2015 | Colloquium “Art and Knowledge in Pre-Modern Europe”

    Bottled Knowledge. Reflections on Oil as a Salient Substance in Early Modern Netherlandish Painting

    Organizers RG Dupré
    Address MPIWG Villa, Harnackstraße 5, 14195 Berlin, seminar room
    Presenter Ann-Sophie Lehmann (Utrecht University)
    Time 16:00
    Contact/Link
  • 16.6.2015 | Institute’s Colloquium: Materialities

    Materialities Roundtable

    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)
    Time 15:00
    Contact/Link

July 2015

  • 6.7.2015 | Colloquium “Art and Knowledge in Pre-Modern Europe”

    Vernacular Mosquitoes in a Cosmopolitan World: In Defense of Global Histories of Science

    Organizers RG Dupré
    Address MPIWG Villa, Harnackstraße 5, 14195 Berlin, seminar room
    Presenter Rohan Deb Roy (MPIWG/Berlin Center for the History of Knowledge)
    Time 16:00
    Contact/Link

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