Workshop: Science Studies in Budapest

Date: 
October 14, 2016 - 09:00 - 17:30
Building: 
Nador u. 9, Monument Building
Room: 
Popper Room
Event type: 
Event audience: 
Presenter(s): 
Eszter Pál (ELTE)
Presenter(s): 
Benedek Láng (BME)
Presenter(s): 
Eszter Nádasi (BME)
Presenter(s): 
Emese Lafferton (CEU)
Presenter(s): 
Christophe Heintz (CEU)
Presenter(s): 
Judit Gárdos (MTA)
Presenter(s): 
Maria Temmes (CEU)
Presenter(s): 
Gábor Hofer-Szabó (MTA)
Presenter(s): 
László E. Szabó (ELTE)
Organizer(s): 
Mathieu Charbonneau (CEU)
Organizer(s): 
Christophe Heintz (CEU)
Organizer(s): 
Istvan Bodnar (CEU/ELTE)

The Science Studies program at CEU is organizing a one-day workshop entitled “Science Studies in Budapest”, in which invited researchers from Budapest working on the history, philosophy and social studies of science and technology will present their ongoing research. The workshop regroups a dozen of participants from several academic institutions in Budapest, including ELTE, BME, the Hungarian Academy of Science, and CEU. Moreover, the workshop is a perfect way to get acquainted with science studies. Students and faculty from any institution are invited to attend the event (no registration required).

Schedule

9:00-9:15

Mathieu Charbonneau (CEU) & Karl Hall (CEU)
Welcoming words

9:15-10:00

Eszter Pál (ELTE)
Alternative methods in anaesthesia. Mesmerism and drugs in 1840's Britain and Hungary

10:00-10:45

Benedek Láng (BME)
Secrecy, dissimulation and scientific ciphers in the early modern era

10:45-11:00

Coffee break

11:00-11:45

Eszter Nádasi (BME)
Medical innovation, clinical practice and expertise in popular culture

11:45-12:30

Maria Temmes (CEU)
Gender and systems medicine research

12:30-14:00

Lunch

14:00-14:45

Christophe Heintz (CEU)
The epidemiology of a mathematical representation: The infinitesimal at the end of the  French 17th Century

14:45-15:30

Judit Gárdos (MTA)
Explanation and normativity: A case study in Hungarian sociology

15:30-15:45

Coffee break

15:45-16:30

Emese Lafferton (CEU)
Science and medicine from an East Central European perspective?

16:30-17:30

Gábor Hofer-Szabó (MTA) & László E. Szabó (ELTE)
Joint session: Philosophy of physics