Martin Krieger, Historisches Seminar, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
Session 1: Natural Science in the Danish Norwegian Monarchy
Christina Burmeister (Oldenburg): The Natural History Museum of Oldenburg.
Birgitta Berglund (Trondheim):
Brita Staxrud Brenna (Olso): Collecting as a calling. Bishop Johann Ernst Gunnerus and 18th century collecting culture in Norway.
Anna Agnarsdóttir (Reykjavik): "A Volcano of Water". Sir Joseph Banks and the first British scientific expedition to Iceland, 1772.
Yngve Nilsen (Bergen): Professor Henrik Mohn and the founding of a Norwegian meteorological institute in 1867.
Martin Krieger (Kiel): Nathaniel Wallich and the discovery of the Assamese tea plant.
Session 2: Natural and Medical Science in a Globalizing World.
Sonia Horn (Vienna/Cambrigde): Medicine for the individual or the state. Parallel concepts and educational goals in late 18th century European medicine.
Karl-Heinz Reger (Schleswig): From Land to Sea, from London to Hong Kong. The Development of Medical Care on Board the Ships of the Royal Navy in the 19th Century.
Philippe Provençal (Copenhagen): Combining Natural History and Philology. On Forsskål's way of describing new plant and animal species and noting down their local names.
Ib Friis (Copenhagen): Early European observations on coffee - from early encounters to the decline of the Red Sea coffee trade.
Mark Watson (Edinburgh): The genesis and spread of scientific knowledge of the plants of Nepal in UK and Europe, 1800-1850.
Tobias Delfs (Kiel): Pietists, missionaries and natural science. The importance of religious clerics and clerical groups in 18th and early 19th century scientific networks.