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Research Insights

Our Research Insights interview series offers short videos and podcasts by Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG) scholars discussing their research topics, books, and theories.

Research Insights Videos

Experience in the Premodern Sciences of Soul & Body ca. 800–1650

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Mittelalterliche und Frühneuzeitliche Wissenschaft

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Wissenschaftsgeschichte der Ur- und Frühgeschichte

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Eine Revolution der Geisteswissenschaften

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The Crafting of the 10,000 Things. Shifting Frameworks of Knowledge and Technology in Imperial China

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Heisenberg and the Search for a Final Theory: An Interview

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Visualization and Material Cultures of the Heavens in Eurasia and North Africa

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Are We Experiencing a "Sixth Extinction" and Does It Matter?

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Training Children, Imagining Industrial Adulthoods

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Praktisches und wissenschaftliches Wissen

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Kultivierung von Lotus und der Betrieb der „Palastmaschine“

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Research Insights Podcasts

Ought vs. Is: Reclaiming nature as a moral guide

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Decolonization in Action Episode 5: Economics, Expertise, and Revolution in Postcolonial Sudan

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Decolonization in Action Episode 4: Colonial Medicalization and Homosexuality in the Philippines

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Podcast

Büchernarr und Zeichenkünstler: Warum Leonardo da Vinci kein Universalgenie war

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