Events

April 2015

  • 13.4.2015 | Colloquium “Art and Knowledge in Pre-Modern Europe”

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

    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)
    Time 16:00
    Contact/Link
  • 13.4. - 17.4.2015 | Methods Intensive Workshop

    The Transmission of Technology: Some Theoretical and Methodological Issues in the Study of the History of Metallurgy in Ancient China.

    Organizers Department III
    Address Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin
    Presenter Jianjun Mei (Needham Research Institute/Cambridge)
    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
  • 21.4.2015 | Colloquium “Epistemes of Modern Acoustics”

    Physics and Musical Instrument Manufacture in England and the German Territories during the Early Nineteenth Century

    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 Myles Jackson (NYU)
    Time 10:00
    Contact/Link
  • 21.4. - 22.4.2015 | International Conference

    100 Jahre Giftgaskrieg: Forschung, Einsatz, Folgen chemischer Massenvernichtungswaffen

    Address Harnack-Haus, Ihnestraße 16-20, 14195 Berlin
    Notes If you like to take part, please register online (website).
    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
  • 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

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

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