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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