Events

April 2015

  • 27.4. - 28.4.2015 | Workshop

    Chinese Local Gazetteers (difangzhi 地方志): Historical Method and Computerized Data Collection and Analysis

    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
    Notes Registration is required for this event. Please register online via the provided form (link below).
    Time 9:30
    Contact/Link
  • 30.4.2015 | Lecture Series “Zitat und Paraphrase. Akademische Wissensaneignung im Wandel”

    The Rise and Fall of Quellenforschung

    Organizers BBAW
    Address Akademiegebäude am Gendarmenmarkt, Einstein-Saal, Jägerstrasse 22/23, 10117 Berlin
    Presenter Glenn W. Most (Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, Italien)
    Time 18:30
    Contact/Link

May 2015

  • 15.5.2015 | Workshop

    Listening and Knowledge in Reformation Europe (1500–1650)

    Organizers Max Planck Research Group “Epistemes of Modern Acoustics”
    Address Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
    Notes Please register via mail if you like to take part.
    Contact/Link
  • 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
  • 19.5.2015 | Colloquium “Epistemes of Modern Acoustics”

    A Visual Imprint of Moving Air: Architectural Sound Photography, 1912–1935

    Organizers Max Planck Research Group “Epistemes of Modern Acoustics”
    Address Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
    Notes The papers are available one week in advance, please contact Office Acoustics.
    Presenter Sabine von Fischer (Zurich)
    Time 10:00
    Contact/Link
  • 28.5. - 29.5.2015 | Workshop

    Making the Qing Palace Machine Work

    Organizers Dept. III, Martina Siebert
    Address Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
    Notes It is possible to observe the workshop, but space is limited. If you wish to attend please contact Department III.
    Time 9:30
    Contact/Link

June 2015

  • 1.6.2015 | 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
  • 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
  • 15.6.2015 | Predoc Conference

    Land Ahoy!

    Address Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
  • 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
  • 16.6.2015 | Colloquium “Epistemes of Modern Acoustics”

    Persuasion in the Air: Pig-squeal Radio, Marketing Muzak, and the Behaviorist Turn

    Organizers Max Planck Research Group “Epistemes of Modern Acoustics”
    Address Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
    Notes The papers are available one week in advance, please contact Office Acoustics.
    Presenter Alix Hui (Mississippi State University)
    Time 10:00
    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
  • 10.7.2015 | Scholars’ Forum

    10th Scholars’ Forum Literature and History of Science

    Organizers Max Planck Institute for the History of Science
    Address Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
    Notes For more information and registration, please contact Antje Gebhardt.
    Time 10:00
    Contact/Link

November 2015

  • 30.11. - 2.1.2015 | Conference

    A Century of General Relativity. The 100th Anniversary of Einstein’s Field Equations

    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
    Contact/Link

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