We would like to invite you to the first Pre-Doc Colloquium of Department I of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science:
Land Ahoy! - The First Pre-Doc Colloquium of Department I, MPIWG Berlin, Main Conference Room
Monday, 2 June 2014, 9:00 - 13:30
The Land Ahoy! meeting of 2014 is the first colloquium of the pre-doc group of Department I. Land Ahoy! is planned to take place once a year. Advanced PhD students of Department I present their work to scholars from the MPIWG and external institutions.
For the abstracts of the talks see: http://public.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/preDocDeptI/node/10
Everyone is warmly invited to attend Land Ahoy! Please circulate this invitation to the members of your institute.
We are looking forward to fruitful discussions.
With best regards,
09:00 - 09:30 STEFAN PAUL TRZECIOK - "Alvarus Thomas and the Tradition of the Oxford Calculators"
09:30 - 10:00 ANNA JERRATSCH - "The Images of Comets in Early Modern Culture. Discourses, Disciplines and Meaning"
10:00 - 10:30 RODOLFO GARAU - "The Establishment of a Mechanistic Psychology. An Example of the Application of the Principle of Resistance to Psychology in the Early Modern Period"
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 - 11:15 HAJIME INABA - "The Development of the Ensemble Theory in Statistical Mechanics, 1866-1911"
11:15 - 11:45 MARTA JORDI TALTAVULL - "The Quantum Reinterpretation of Optical Dispersion in the 1920s and the Quantum Revolution"
11:45 - 12:00 Coffee Break
12:00 - 12:30 MARTIN JÄHNERT - "Practicing the Correspondence Principle in the Old Quantum Theory: A Transformation through Application"
12:30 - 13:00 ANNA PERLINA - "Shaping a New Field: Kurt Lewin and the Experimental Psychology in the Interwar Period"
13:00 - 13:30 MARTIN FECHNER - "Data Adaptation as a Bridge Between Research and Data"