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    Energy Transition 2030: Europe's Path to Climate Neutrality (2020)

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    Director Emerita Lorraine Daston Awarded the Gerda Henkel Prize 2020

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    "The Mask—Arrayed"

    Explores Material, Technological, and Cultural Aspects of the Face Mask

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    No. 68

    Ecologizing the Korean Demilitarized Zone: Fields, Animals, and Science during the Cold War

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    History of Science ON CALL: Listening, Attending, Acting

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Founded in 1994, the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG) in Berlin is one of the more than 80 research institutes administered by the Max Planck Society. It is dedicated to the study of the history of science and aims to understand scientific thinking and practice as historical phenomena. Researchers pursue a historical epistemology in their studies of how new categories of thought, proof, and experience have emerged.

 

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MPIWG seeks Professor of the History of Science/History of Knowledge, Max Planck Research Group Leader

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BMBF funding nomination for project "Modeling Socio-epistemic Networks to Understand Historical Genesis"

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New project "The Mask—Arrayed" explores material, technological, and cultural aspects of the face mask

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Reforming Medicine, ca. 1500-1700: Reforming the Christian Soul and Body

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