History of Astronomy : Meetings

History of Astronomy Conference Calendar 2001

The following conferences and meetings of interest for historians of astronomy have also been listed in Electronic Newsletters for the History of Astronomy.

December 31, 2000-January 6, 2001, Palermo (Sicily), Italy
The Inspiration of Astronomical Phenomena ("INSAP III")
Contacts: Prof. Salvatore Serio, serio@oapa.astropa.unipa.it, Dr. Rolf M. Sinclair, rolf@santafe.edu, Prof. Raymond E. White, rwhite@as.arizona.edu
For further information, see the announcement in ENHA 42, Item 2.

January 7-8, San Diego, CA, USA
197th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society
Session 1. HAD I: Boners of the Century
Session 23. HAD II
Contacts: Barvara Welther, e-mail: bwelther@cfa.harvard.edu
URL: http://www.aas.org/meetings/aas197/program/

February 10, Oakland, CA, USA
Meeting of the Northern California History of Astronomy Luncheon and Discussion Association (NCHALDA)
Further information: Norm Sperling, e-mail: nsperling@california.com

February 19-23, Tenerife, Spain
Symposium Galileo 2001
Main themes: Galileo's Science, Galileo and the Church, The Century of Galileo
Contacts: Orotava Canary Foundation for the History of Science, Central Office of the Foundation, C/ Calvario 17, 38300 La Orotava, Spain, Tel. 922 32 27 61, e-mail s_orotava@redestb.es
URL: http://www.iac.es/project/galileo/galileo.html

March 26-28, Hamburg, Germany
IXth convention of the History of Physics branch of the German Physical Society (Fachverband Physikgeschichte der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft): From the woodcut to the Feynman graph: Depictions, Illustrations, and Diagrams in the History of Physics
Contacts: Klaus Hentschel, e-mail: khentsc@gwdg.de
For further information, see the announcement in ENHA 41, Item 4.

April 27-28, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Baroque Imaginary: The World of Athanasius Kircher, S. J. (1602-80)
Place: Stanford University
Contacts: Paula Findlen, e-mail: pfindlen@leland.stanford.edu

May 7-11, Ostseebad Zingst, Germany
6. Tagung der Fachsektion Geschichte der Mathematik der Deutschen Mathematiker-Vereinigung [6th Meeting of the Special Section for History of Mathematics in the German Association of Mathematicians]
Information: Prof. Dr. Peter Schreiber, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universitaet, Institut fuer Mathematik und Informatik, D-17487 Greifswald, Germany, Tel.: 03834-864621, e-mail: schreibe@mail.uni-greifswald.de

May 11, Cambridge, Mass., USA
The Menzel Centennial Symposium - Donald H. Menzel: Scientist, Educator, Builder
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Contacts: Owen Gingerich, e-mail: ginger@cfa.harvard.edu
URL: http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/menzel/

May 24-27, Stimpfach-Rechenberg, Germany
30. Jahrestagung des Arbeitskreises Sonnenuhren in der Deutschen Gesellschaft fuer Chronometrie [30th Annual Meeting of the Sundial Working Group in the German Society of Chronometry]
Contacts: Rolf Wieland, Baumgartenweg 5, D-74589 Satteldorf, Germany

June 4-7, Pasadena, CA, USA
198th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society
Session 1. Walter Baade: Father of the Two Stellar Populations and Pioneer Supernova Researcher
URL: http://www.aas.org/publications/baas/v33n2/aas198/SL.htm

June 8-9, Nantes, France
Colloque "Observatoires et Patrimoine Astronomique Français"
[Colloquium "Observatories and French Astronomical Heritage"]
Contacts: Jacques Gapaillard, Centre François Viète, Faculté des Sciences 2, rue de la Houssinière, BP92208, 44322 Nantes Cedex 3, France, e-mail: jacques.gapaillard@irem-hst.univ-nantes.fr

June 11-16, Palermo, Italy
Asteroids 2001: from Piazzi to the 3rd Millenium
Contacts: Carlo Blanco, Universita di Catania, Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia, Via S. Sofia, 78, I-95125 Catania, Italy, Phone +390957332245, Fax +39095330592, e-mail: cblanco@alpha4.ct.astro.it
URL: http://www.astropa.unipa.it/Asteroids2001/Second.html

June 13-16, Paris, France
Culture scientifique : les observatoires de Paris et de Palerme
Contacts: D. Chalonge, Observatoire de Paris - DEMIRM, 61, avenue de l'Observatoire, PARIS, France, 75014, Phone 33-01-40-51-22-21, Fax 33-01-40-51-20-02, e-mail: chalonge@mesiob.obspm

June 17-21, Monteporzio Catone, Rome, Italy
International Meeting: Cosmology through Time (Ancient and Modern Cosmologies in the Mediterranean Area)
Contacts: Scientific Secretary, Dr. Giuliana Giobbi, Osservatorio Astronomico di Roma, Via Frascati 33, I-00040 Monte Porzio Catone - Roma - Italy, Fax +39-069447243 e-mail: cosmo01@coma.mporzio.astro.it
URL: http://www.mporzio.astro.it/cosmo2001/
See also the announcement in ENHA 45, Item 2.

June 25-27, London, UK
Under One Sky: Astronomy and Mathematics in the Ancient Near East
Place: The British Museum
Contacts: John Steele, Department of Physics, University of Durham, South Road, Durham, DH1 3LE, England, e-mail: j.m.steele@durham.ac.uk
URL: http://star-www.dur.ac.uk/~jms/UOS/Preview/
See also the announcement in ENHA 45, Item 3.

July 5-8, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA
The Fifth Biennial History of Astronomy Workshop
Contacts: Steven Dick, dick.steve@usno.navy.mil, and Marc Rothenberg, josephhenr@aol.com
URL: http://www.nd.edu/~histast4/
See also the announcement in ENHA 42, Item 3.

July 8-14, Mexico City, Mexico
XXIst International Congress of History of Science, "Science and Cultural Diversity"
Symposium "Astronomical Heritage of Non-European Cultural Areas"
Contacts: Prof. S.M. Razaullah Ansari, c/o Physics Department, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 202002, India, Fax: ++91-571-400466, e-mail: Raza.Ansari@gmx.net
Contact for the Congress in general: Prof. Juan Jose Saldana, Chairman of the Organizing Committee, of the XXIst ICHS, Apartado postal 21-873, 04000 Mexico D. F., Mexico, e-mail: xxiichs@servidor.unam.mx
URLs: http://www.cilea.it/history/DHS/mexico.htm

August 19-25, Nanyang, China
The Fourth International Conference on Oriental Astronomy (ICOA)
Contacts: Conference Secretariat, Chinese Institute for Zhang Heng of Nanyang, Administration Building of People's Congress, People North Road, 473000, P.R. China, Tel. 0086-377-3311552, Fax 0086-377-3311302
For further information, see the announcement in ENHA 40, Item 3.

August 19-31, Hanoi, Vietnam
History of Geomagnetics, Solar-Terrestial Physics and Space Physics and related disciplines
Half-day session during the IAGA - IASPEI Joint Scientific Assembly
The topics are the development of solar-terrestrial physics, space physics and related disciplines during the last decades. It welcomes papers/posters as biographical notes, research programs, international cooperation, including all aspects of the problems of a general history of geosciences and its related disciplines (physics, astronomy, geography, meteorology).
Contact: Dr. Wilfried Schroeder, Hechelstrasse 8, D-28777, Bremen, Germany
URL (for the Assembly): http://www.IAGAandIASPEI.org.vn/

August 27-30, Stockholm, Sweden
SEAC 2001: Annual Meeting of the European Society for Astronomy in Culture
Further information: Mary Blomberg, e-mail: mary.blomberg@antiken.uu.se
URL: http://mikrob.com/SEAC2001/
See also the announcement in ENHA 44, Item 5.

September 1-2, Munich, Germany
Workshop "The Making of the Spectroscope"
Contacts: Klaus Staubermann, Stb@AvH.de or Charlotte Bigg, bigg@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de
For further information, see the announcement in ENHA 47, Item 6.

September 7-8, St. Georgen am Laengsee/Kaernten, Austria
11. Jahrestagung der Arbeitsgruppe Sonnenuhren im Oesterreichischen Astronomischen Verein [11th Annual Meeting of the Sundial Working Group in the Austrian Astronomical Society]
Information: Helmut Sonderegger, Sonnenstr. 24, A-6805 Feldkirch, Austria, e-mail: h.sonderegger@vlbg.at

September 14-15, Munich, Germany
Special Colloquium on the History of Astronomy "European Astronomy in the 20th Century" in the framework of the Joint European and National Astronomical Meeting for 2001 (JENAM-2001)
Contact address: Dr. Helmut Steinle, Max-Planck-Institut fuer extraterrestrische Physik, Postfach 1312, 85741 Garching, Germany, e-mail: hcs@mpe.mpg.de, phone: (49) 89 30000 3374, fax: (49) 89 30000 3569
URL: http://www.mpe.mpg.de/~hcs/JENAM2001MS/

September 20-22, Crete, Greece
5th Hellenic Astronomical Conference
Among topics: 8. Infrastructure, History and Teaching of Astronomy (Convenor: E. Kontizas)
Contacts: Joseph Ventura, University of Crete, Department of Physics, P.O. Box 2208, Heraklion, Crete, GR-71003, Greece, Phone: +30 31 394216 or 394200, Fax: +30 31 394201, e-mail: ventura@physics.uch.gr
URL: http://astrophysics.physics.uoc.gr/conf/

September 26-29, Vincenza, Italy
Il sole e la luna. Teorie, immagini, simboli
[The Sun and the Moon. Theories, Imaginings, and Symbols]
Contacts: Agostino Paravicini Bagliani, Section d'histoire, BFSH 2, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland, phone ++41 21 6922934, fax ++41 21 6922935, e-mail: agostino.paravicini@hist.unil.ch
URL: http://sismel.meri.unifi.it/micrologus/Pubblicazioni/projects2.html

September 28-30, Philadelphia, PA, USA
2001 Joint Atlantic Seminar in the History of the Physical Sciences: "Historical Interactions Between the Physical Sciences, Business, and Technology"
Submitted papers should be concrete historical investigations on any topic in the history of physics, chemistry, astronomy, biophysics, or the geosciences.
Contacts: Thomas C. Lassman , Chemical Heritage Foundation, 315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA, e-mail: toml@chemheritage.org
URL: http://www.chemheritage.org/HistoricalServices/2001jashps.html

September 29, Hamburg, Germany
Anfänge, Kontinuität und Umbrüche in der Meteorologie, Meeresforschung, Astronomie und Meeresnutzung
Contacts: Prof. Dr. Gudrun Wolfschmidt, e-mail: wolfschmidt@math.uni-hamburg.de
URL: http://www.math.uni-hamburg.de/math/ign/Info/dggmnt01.htm

October 15-19, Stockholm, Sweden
20th Scientific Instrument Symposium
Contacts: 20th International Scientific Instrument Symposium, Center for History of Science, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Box 50005, SE-104 05 Stockholm, Sweden, Tel: +46-(0)8-673 95 00, Fax: +46-(0)8-673 95 98, e-mail: sic2001@kva.se
URL: http://www.cfvh.kva.se/sic2001.htm
See also the announcement in ENHA 45, Item 4.

October 22-25, Prague, Czech Republic
International symposium "Tycho Brahe and Prague: Crossroads of European Science"
Contacts: A. Kostlan, Research Center for the History of Sciences and Humanities, Legerova 61, 120 00 Praha 2, Czech Republic, e-mail: brahe@kav.cas.cz
URL: http://stelweb.asu.cas.cz/tycho/
See also the announcement in ENHA 45, Item 5.

October 27-28, London, United Kingdom
Conference "Archaeo-Astronomy, Myth and the Ancient Wisdom Tradition"
Organized by: Scientific and Medical Network and Foundation for Theosophical Studies, King's College, University of London, e-mail: info@scimednet.org
URL: http://www.scimednet.org

For general history of science meetings and conferences see also: History of science: Meetings.

For general astronomical meetings and conferences see also: International Astronomy Conferences and Meetings.

Wolfgang R. Dick. Created: 11 Jan 1999. Latest update: 26 Nov 2003