The Institute’s Colloquia

Gregg Mitman: Hay Fever Holiday: Health, Leisure, and the Persistence of Place

Londa Schiebinger: Human Experimentation: Slaves and Women in the Eighteenth Century

Robert J. Richards: The Linguistic Creation of Man: the Romantic Foundations of Darwinian Evolutionary Theory

Fritz Stern: Et in Arcadia ego: Berlin zur Zeit Einsteins

Robert Rynasiewicz: The Supposed Electron, or Whose Electron Did Thomson Discover?

Arthur I. Miller: How Einstein Discovered the Equivalence Principle in 1907: Electromagnetism, Gravitation, Acceleration, Mass, and Mental Models

William Newman: Die Abstammung des Männchens: The Homunculus and His Early History

Friedrich Steinle: Exploring colours: Newton, Goethe and the experiment

Nani Clow: The Indispensable Research Staff: Collaborative Experiment and Laboratory Culture in Liverpool, 1881-1900

Ursula Klein: Styles of Experimenting - Limits of Local History

Andrew Pickering: Scenes from the History of Cybernetics: Ross Ashby, Stafford Beer and Gordon Pask.

Ohad Parnes: Experimenting cells. A chapter in the origins of the bio-medical sciences

Wolfgang Lefèvre: Drawings in the Realm of Renaissance Engineers

Christoph Hoffmann: Experimenting Reference. Two studies on scientific photography: Ernst Mach, 1865/1886

Henning Schmidgen: Exploring Laboratory Landscapes, or What do we learn from published sources on sites of experimentation in 19th century life sciences?

John Dettloff: Working to Rule: Chemical Quantification, Workshop Production, and Political Authority in Eighteenth-Century France

Marcus Popplow: Models of machines: Challenging objects in the emergence of classical mechanics

Mikulás Teich: The 20th-Century Scientific-Technical Revolution

Jan Golinski: “Weather, Fashions, News and the Like Publick Topicks”: Meteorology and Modernity in the Eighteenth Century

Arpad Szabó: Vorgeschichte der griechischen Trigonometrie

Peter Beurton: Was the “Evolutionary Synthesis” (1930-1970) Really a Synthesis?

Jean-Paul Gaudillière: Modeling human diseases in the biotech century: inbred mice, risk, and cancer

Debora Meijers: The “Painted Museum” as a genre

Staffan Müller-Wille: System of Nature and Economy of Nature. The Organisation of Linnaean Natural History

Jens Lachmund: Reconfiguring Space: Ecology, the City, and the Rise of Urban Nature

Matthew Price: Economics According to Nature. The History of Ecological Economics

Marcel Weber: Normative Methodology and the Experimental Systems Perspective in the History of Biology

Thomas Potthast: “Ökologie als Bekenntnis”: Epistemic-moral Hybrids in German Ecology

Abigail Lustig: A Genealogy of Altruism in Modern Biology

Dieter Hoffmann: Wissenschaft(ler) im Spannungsfeld von Zwang, Anpassung und Verantwortung: Max Planck 1933/35

Adolf Grünbaum: A New Critique of Theological Interpretations of Physical Cosmology

Mark Walker: Uncertain Relations: Scientific, Artistic, and Literary Interpretations of Confrontations between Neanderthals and Modern Homo sapiens.

Hannah Landecker and Christopher Kelty: Cellular Features: Immortality, Apostrophe and Apoptosis in Microcinematography

Anke te Heesen: Double Entry Collecting

Andreas Hüttemann: Chaos and Law - Laws of Nature in the 17th Century

Gerhard Wiesenfeldt: Representing Science as a Model Society: The Illustrations of Teyler’s Very Large Electrical Machine, 1785-1795

Eric Francoeur: Interactive Molecular Graphics: A Case-Study in the Emergence of a Computer-Based Visualization Culture

Sven Dierig: Apollo’s Tragedy: Philhellenism and Experiment in Emil du Bois-Reymond’s Laboratory