Research Unit for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology

Profile

HPST is devoted to the study of the history and current development of the sciences, technology and medicine. The disciplinary focus of the group is the history of science, history of ideas, STS and philosophy and sociology of science. The purpose of the unit is to firmly anchor this field of research and teaching at the department for philosophy and the history of ideas. The working language of the group is English and we welcome all colleagues with an interest in this field of research.

The Unit activities are announced at the beginning of term and include:

-          Research presentations by invited speakers

-          HPST/CSS Term Seminar (jointly organised with the Centre for Science Studies, AU)

-          Work-in-Progress sessions and brown bag seminars based on the research of group members.

Journal Club and information sharing regarding conferences, funding opportunities, new publications field, etc.

Unit Coordinator

Casper Andersen

Associate professor
M
H bldg. 1467, 224
P +4587162893
P +4526391325

Jakob Bek-Thomsen

Associate professor
M
H bldg. 1465, 624
P +4587162285
P +4526179655

Events Spring 2018

28 February: Finn Olesen (AU) Teknologiforståelser og praksishåndtering. 11am-1pm, 1467-616

11 April: Jonathan Scholl (AU) TBA. 1-2.30pm, 1467-616

18 April: Efram Sera-Shirer (University of Leeds, Trinity) & Dr. Nanna Kaalund Lüders (University of Leeds) ARCTIC STORIES: Science, Exploration and Narratives. 2-4pm, 1441-112

3 May: Anna Marie Roos (University of Lincoln, UK), Charles Wollfe (Sarton Centre for History of Science) & Stephen Gaukroger (University of Sidney) Science, Culture and Identity 1700-1900. 1-4pm, 1441-112

21 June: Materialitet, Tekno-videnskab og filosofi: Æresseminar for Henning Høgh Laursen. 1-3pm, Room TBA (The seminar is followed by a reception, 3-4.30pm)

Participants

Casper Andersen
Associate professor

Phone: +4587162893
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Lise Marie Andersen
Assistant Professor

Phone: +4587162904
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Jakob Bek-Thomsen
Associate professor

Phone: +4587162285
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Patrick Joseph Cockburn
Research Assistant

Phone: +4587162335
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Thomas Erslev
PhD Student

Phone: +4587162291
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Henning Høgh Laursen
Teaching Assistant Professor

Phone: +4587162264
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Kristian Hvidtfelt Nielsen
Associate professor

Phone: +4587155591
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Jonathan Sholl
Assistant Professor

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