Wednesday, March 20, 2013 | |
14:00-14:15 | Welcome by the organisers |
14:15-15:00 | Leo Corry (Tel Aviv): “Geometric algebra in the historiography of ancient and medieval mathematics” |
15:00-15:45 | Martina Schneider (Mainz): “Contextualizing Unguru’s 1975-attack on historiography of ancient Greek mathematics” |
15:45-16:15 | Coffee break |
16:15-16:45 | Benjamin Wardhaugh (Oxford): “Thomas Heath and the Englishing of Euclid” |
16:45-17:15 | Anne-Sandrine Paumier and David Aubin (Paris): “Polycephalic Euclid? Collective aspects in the history of mathematics in the Bourbaki era” |
17:15-17:30 | Short break |
17:30-18:00 | Michael Weinman (Berlin): “Reciprocal subtraction in theory and practice in ancient Greek mathematics” |
18:00-18:30 | Jenny Mumm (Hamburg): “Interdisciplinary workgroups on the history of mathematics in Germany of the 1920s” |
Thursday, March 21, 2013 | |
09:00-09:45 | Jens Høyrup (Copenhagen): “Mesopotamian mathematics, seen ‘from the inside’ (by Assyriologists) and ‘from the outside’ (by historians of mathematics)” |
09:45-10:30 | Floris Cohen (Utrecht): “The Making of the ‘Mathematization of Nature’: How in the 1920s-1930s Koyré, Dijksterhuis, and Burtt came to define the Scientific Revolution of the 17th century” |
10:30-11:00 | Coffee break |
11:00-11:45 | Reinhard Siegmund-Schultze (Kristiansand): “The noted Norwegian historian of mathematics and physics, Johannes Lohne, and the peculiarities and political conditions of his approach to Harriot, Kepler and Newton” |
11:45-12:15 | Eva Kaufholz-Soldat (Mainz): “A divergence of lives: Contemporary and modern portrayals of Sofja Kowalewskaja” |
12:15-14:00 | Lunch |
14:00-14:45 | Henrik Kragh Sørensen (Aarhus): “Molding role models for the mathematical profession” |
14:45-15:30 | David Rowe (Mainz): “Otto Neugebauer and the Göttingen tradition” |
15:30-16:00 | Coffee break |
16:00-16:30 | Brittany Shields (Philadelphia): “Memoirs, Reminiscences and Interviews: Historiography of New York University’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences” |
Friday, March 22, 2013 | |
09:00-09:45 | Jeremy Gray (Milton Keynes): “Histories of modern mathematics in English” |
09:45-10:30 | Norbert Schappacher (Strasbourg): “Jumping into the fire without burning yourself? On various actors’ reactions to different crises, 1914-1945” |
10:30-11:00 | Coffee break |
11:00-11:45 | Maarten Bullynck (Paris): “Writing the history of mathematics in the 18th century: Forms and transformations” |
11:45-12:30 | Sonja Brentjes (Berlin): “History of Science in Islamic Societies as Practiced in the 19th and 20th Centuries” |
12:30-12:45 | Short break |
12:45-13:30 | Final remarks |
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