Berkeley Bologna Paris Uppsala
9th International Summer School in History of Science
University of Bologna, 29 August 3 September 2004
Facoltà di Lettere, Via Zamboni 38, Aula II (2nd floor), 9:30-12:30
“Current approaches to the history of science”
“Thirty years of science studies. Between intellectual analysis and political intervention"
"Serving different interests: the purposes of 20th-century history of science in the English- and German-speaking worlds"
Making Natural Knowledge:
"Making natural knowledge: Reconsiderations"
George E. Smith
“Vistas, short and long, narrow and wide”
Closer Looks, I:
“Epistemology, sociology of sciences, science policy: End of a French ideology, 1950-2000”
Giuliano Pancaldi and Anna Guagnini
“Purification rituals: Reflections on the history of science in Italy, 1970-2004”
Closer Looks, II:
“Researches on history of science in Turkey: Emergence, current approaches and future directions”
"The history of science in Spain: notes and reflections"
Summaries and General Discussion
“Writing about history of science for a general audience”
In the afternoons:
Monday, 14:30-16:30 Work in progress: students’ informal presentations (5 mins each)
Tuesday, 14:30-15:30 Guided tour: The Museums of Palazzo Poggi: Science and art in Bologna, 15th-18th centuries.
Wednesday, 13:30-22:00: Excursion to Florence (15:00-17:00 guided tour of the Institute and Museum of the History of Science; 17:30-18:30 guided tour of the exhibition “Vitrum: Glass between art and science in the Roman world”; 19:00 dinner in Florence).
Thursday: free (recommended visit to the Museo Civico Medievale, preserving several fine sculptures illustrating academic life in Bologna during the Middle Ages, Via Manzoni 4, Bologna).
Organizers: Cathryn Carson and Roger Hahn (Berkeley), Tore Frängsmyr (Uppsala), J.L. Heilbron (Berkeley and Oxford), Giuliano Pancaldi (Bologna), Dominique Pestre (Paris).