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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Science Communication in 20th Century Europe

Science Communication in 20th Century Europe

International Working Group - Berlin Organizer: Dr. Arne Schirrmacher

 

Activities:

 

Annual Meeting of History of Science Society (HSS)

Nov. 19-22, 2017, Toronto, Canada

  • Session:
    On Display: Museums in Twentieth-Century North America
    • HSS Website
    • Chair: Bethany G. Anderson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Married To The Field: Gender, Authority, And Institutional Culture At The Field Museum During The “Heller Affair.” - Matthew Laubacher, Ashford University San Diego
“A Perfect Birthday Present From The American People To Themselves”: Shaping The National Air And Space Museum, 1969-1972 - Jieun Shin, University of Minnesota
North American World's Fairs And The The Re-invention Of The Science Museum In The 1960s - Arne Schirrmacher, Humboldt University, Berlin

 


Jahrestagung der GWMT

Sept. 22-24, 2017, Münster, Germany

  • Session:
    Wozu Wissenschaftsmuseen? Neue Ansätze für die öffentliche Wissenschaftsreflexion,
    ca. 1960-2025
    • Website
    • Chair: Anke te Heesen, Humboldt-Universität
Ohne historische Exponate, aber mit human empowerment: Frank Oppenheimers Exploratorium 1969 - Arne Schirrmacher, HU Berlin
Against the simplicity myth. The 1990s “Empires of Physics” and “1900: The New Age” exhibitions revisited and what we have learned for teaching and historical research - Richard Staley, Cambridge University
Vitrine, Schaufenster, Membran? – Gestaltungs- und Vermittlungskonzepte des Göttinger "Forum Wissen" - Marie Luisa Allemeyer, Universität Göttingen, Zentrale Kustodie
Zwischen Tradition und Transformation: Zur Ausstellungspraxis von Wissenschaft und Technik im "Deutschen Museum 2025" - Ulrich Kernbach, Deutsches Museum München

 


 

Mini-Workshop on Science in Film

(in German)

July1, 2016, 2-6 pm, Berlin, Humboldt University, Friedrichstr. 191-193, #5028

"Lehrfilm, Forschungsfilm, Methodenfilm – Formen und Funktionen des frühen Wissenschaftsfilms"

with Anja Sattelmacher, Christian Reiß, Arne Schirrmacher, Anja Laukötter

 


 

Display/Politics: From the Transparent Woman to Enola Gay (Key Readings)

Seminar at Humboldt University, Summer Term 2016

 


 

Workgroup Brochure

now available 

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Annual Meeting of History of Science Society (HSS)

Nov. 19-22, 2015, San Francisco, USA

 


 

6th International Conference of the European Society for the History of Science (ESHS)

on »Communicating Science, Technology and Medicine«

Sept. 4-6, 2014, Lisbon, Portugal

 


ICHSTM 2013

24th International Congress of History of Science, Technology and Medicine

July 22-28, 2013, Manchester, UK

► Topics ► Program

organized by Arne Schirrmacher and Jean-Baptiste Gouyon

 


Institut für Geschichtswissenschaften

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Exploratory Workshop:

 

Putting Science on the Air in Europe, 1920s to 1980s

► Topics ► Program ► Summaries

May 3-5, 2012, Luisenstr. 56, 10117 Berlin
 


 

 

Recent Publications

 

Journal issue on

Communicating Science: National Approaches inTwentieth-Century Europe

Science in Context 2013 (with contributions by Paola Govoni, Peter Bowler, Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent, Arne Schirrmacher, James Andrews, Agustí Nieto-Galan)  * Introduction

 

Journal issue on

Popular Science Between News and Education: A European Perspective

Science and Education 2012 (with contributions by E. Mergoupi-Savaidou/F. Papanelopoulou/S: Tzokas, A. Simões/A. Carneiro/M. Diogo, N. Herran, T. Franck, A. Schirrmacher)

 

Contribution

From Kosmos to Koralle. On the Culture of Science Reading in Imperial and Weimar Germany

in: Quantum Mechanics and Weimar Culture: Revisiting the Forman Thesis, ed. by C. Carson, A. Kojevnikov and H. Trischler, London: Imperial College Press, 2011, 433-452

German version

 

Preprint

Communicating science in 20th century Europe. A survey on research and comparative perspectives (PDF 12,6 MB) ed. by A. Schirrmacher

Max Planck Insitute for the History of Science, Preprint 385, 2009

 

Article

A. Schirrmacher: Nach der Popularisierung. Zur Relation von Wissenschaft und Öffentlichkeit im 20. Jahrhundert (PDF)

in: Geschichte und Gesellschaft 34 (2008), 73-95

 


 


Workshops and related Conference Symposia

 

Berlin Workshop 2010, May 6–8, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science

20th Century Science Communication in Europe: The Political and Cultural Context (PDF Flyer)

organized by Arne Schirrmacher

 

Barcelona ESHS 2010 - Symposium S-39

Representations of Science and Technology in the European Daily Press

organized by Ana Simoes and Faidra Papanelopoulou

 

Lisbon HoST Workshop 2010

Ciência e Tecnologia para o povo

organized by Tiago Saraiva et al.

 

Budapest ICHST 2009 - Symposium S-53

Communicating Science in 20th Century Europe: Comparative Perspectives

organized by Arne Schirrmacher and Leszek Zasztowt