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Ignaz-Lieben-Workshop 2018

Historiography of Sciences in Central Europe:
State of the Art

Date: Thursday, November 22nd – Friday, November 23rd, 2018
Location: Erwin Schrödinger International Institute for Mathematics and Physics
Boltzmanngasse 9, 1090 Vienna, Austria
Schrödinger Lecture Hal

Thursday, November 22nd, 2018

Morning Session 9:00 - 12:35, Chair: Mitchell G.Ash
09:00 - 9:30 Opening
09:30 - 10:30 Wolfgang Goederle (Regensburg)
The current state of research on statistics and 'Staatswissenschaften' in the 19th Century
Abstract (pdf)
10:30 - 11:20 Karl Hall (Budapest)
'Today's specialist was previously a polyhistor': Post-Habsburg historians of science as aspiring disciplinary mediators
Abstract (pdf)
11:20 – 11:45 Coffee
11:45 – 12:35 Jaroslaw Wlodarczyk (Warsaw)
History of science and technology in Poland at the beginning of the 21st century: An overview of research issues
Abstract (pdf)
12:35 – 14:00 Lunch


Afternoon Session 14:00 - 18:00, Chair: R. Werner Soukup

14:00 – 14:50 Jan Surman (Moscow)
Polish historiography of science and the search for (its) identity: From Copernicus to Kopernik (and back)
Abstract (pdf)
14:50 – 15:40 H. Durnová (Prague)
Let’s fill in the gaps: History of mathematics in Czechia past, present and future
Abstract (pdf)
15:40 – 16:20 Coffee
16:20 - 17:10 Doubravka Olšáková (Prague)
So different, so close: History of science and environmental history in the Czech Republic and Poland (Research, People, Projects)
Abstract (pdf)


Friday, November 23rd, 2018

Morning Session 9:30 - 12:30, Chair: Juliane Mikoletzky
9:30 – 10:20 Mitchell Ash (Vienna)
Toward a history of Austrian universities as research institutions: A survey of recent literature
Abstract (pdf)
10:20 - 11:20 Johannes Feichtinger (Vienna)
The history of the Academy of Sciences and extra-university research in Austria and beyond up to ca. 1970: A research report
Abstract (pdf)
11:10 - 11:40 Coffee
11:40 - 12:30 Gábor Zemplén (Budapest)
Historiography of sciences in Hungary: Stewardship and audience in a period of institutional and political change
Abstract (pdf)
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch

Afternoon session 14:00 - 17:10, Chair: Wolfgang L. Reiter
14:00 – 14:50 Vedran Duancic (Zagreb)
Together or separate? The issues of scale, research foci, and 'common ground' in the history and philosophy of science in Croatia
Abstract (pdf)
14:50 – 15:40 Brigitte van Tiggelen (Brussels)
Recent trends in the historiography of chemistry
Abstract (pdf)
15:40 – 16:20 Coffee
16:20 – 17:00 General Discussion
17:00 – 17:10 Closing

Organizing Committee: Mitchell G. Ash, Juliane Mikoletzky, R. Werner Soukup, Wolfgang L. Reiter

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Mikoletzky, Archive of Vienna University of Technology

Buchpräsentation

Während des Symposiums wird gemeinsam mit dem LIT Verlag Wien der erste Band der neuen Reihe der ILG präsentiert:

Wolfgang L. Reiter, Juliane Mikoletzky, Herbert Matis, Mitchell G. Ash (Hg.)
Wissenschaft, Technologie und industrielle Entwicklung in Zentraleuropa im Kalten Krieg

Ort und Zeit:
Donnerstag, 9. November 2017, 13:00 Uhr
Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Theatersaal
Sonnenfelsgasse 19, 1010 Wien

Flyer Buchpräsentation (pdf)

Neu erschienen:

Publikation zum Symposium der Lieben-Gesellschaft aus dem Jahr 2013:

"Wissenschaft, Technik, Industrie und das Militär in der Habsburgmonarchie im 1. Weltkrieg/
Science, Technology, Industry and the Military in the Habsburg Monarchy during the First World War"

Erschienen im LIT-Verlag (ISBN 978-3-643-50635-1), erhältlich im Buchhandel oder direkt beim => Verlag

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