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Science studies' 50th anniversary

We celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Department for the History of the Exact Sciences (now Centre for Science Studies)

Info about event


Thursday 19 November 2015,  at 14:00 - 19:00


Auditorium D2 and the Steno Museum


  • 2 pm Coffee, tea and cakes
  • 2.15 Welcome: Head of Center Kristian Hvidtfelt Nielsen
  • 2.20-2.40 Kirsti Andersen: A short biography of Olaf Pedersen from he graduated in physics at Copenhagen University to he got his own institute in Aarhus, and his action to change its title from the Exact Natural Sciences to the Exact Sciences
  • 2.40-3.00 Helge Kragh: Reflections on the History of Chemistry
  • 3.00-3.20 Ole Knudsen and Kurt Møller Petersen
  • 3.20-3.40 Break
  • 3.40-4.00 Henry Nielsen: From Individual Research to BIG History of Science and Technology Projects
  • 4.00-4.45 Erik van der Vleuten
  • 5.00 Reception at the Steno Museum
  • 7.30 Dinner (at own expense, registration with Kristian khn@css.au.dk before 12 November)

Link to the AU map of Aud. D2