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    Institute's Colloquium 2023–24

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    Let’s Talk about Gender!

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    Commoning Biomedicine: An Open Source Network for Oral Histories Online

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    Science Social Special: There Is No One History of Science (But It’s All Interconnected)

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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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Anna Lisa Ahlers quoted in article in Nature on China's view to increase its influence in global science

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Tamar Novick awarded the ASEH George Perkins Marsh Prize for her book Milk and Honey

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Xi Jinping’s Perspectives on Science and Technology

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Laboratory for Oral History and Experimental Media Series: The Era of the Witness

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Knowing Trees: Co-producing Epistemologies of the Environment and Health

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Plants from Pyramids: Biogeography, Climate, and How to Write Cultural History

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