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
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H bldg. 1467, 224
P +4587162893
P +4526391325

Jakob Bek-Thomsen

Associate professor
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P +4526179655

Events Autumn 2017

Sept 5, 14.30-16.00, Room 1467/316: Alexander Statman (Global Intellectual History Graduate School, Berlin): “China Enchanted: The Late Enlightenment Invention of “Eastern Wisdom””

 

HPST Reading Group (December 2017):

Book this semester: Bonneuil & Fressoz: The shock of the Antropocene (2016).

To join and form more information, please email: ideca@cas.au.dk

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

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Patrick Joseph Cockburn
Assistant Professor

Phone: +4587162335
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Christoffer Basse Eriksen
PhD Fellow

Phone: +4587162297
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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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