"The Shape of Experiment"


Donnerstag, 2. Juni 2005

14:00 Hans-Jörg Rheinberger, Henning Schmidgen
Begrüßung und Einführung
The "Material Logic" of Experiment
Chair: Hans-Jörg Rheinberger
14:30 Ursula Klein
Material Experimental Traces
15:15 Pause
15:45 John Tresch
Ampère, Balzac, and the Search for the Absolute in the 1820s and 30s
16:30 Henning Schmidgen
Sciences of Falling Down: Time, Body, and the Machine, 1750-1900
Öffentlicher Abendvortrag
Großer Hörsaal des Instituts für Mikrobiologie und Hygiene der Charité,
Dorotheenstr. 96, Berlin 10117
19:00 Ian Hacking
Another New World Is Being Constructed Right Now: The Ultracold

Freitag, 3. Juni 2005

Organizing Experimentation I
Chair: Soraya de Chadarevian
10:00 Hans-Jörg Rheinberger
Experimental Readings
10:45 Pause
11:15 Falk Müller
Purifying Objects, Breeding Tools: Observational and Experimental Strategies in 19th Century Gas Discharge Research
12:00 Sven Dierig
Shape and Beauty in 19th Century Physiology
12:45 Mittagspause
Organizing Experimentation II
Chair: Peter Geimer
14:30 Helmar Schramm
Singing Flames (Tyndall): Interferences between Experiment and Play
15:15 Pause
15:45 Andreas Hiepko
The POW Camp as Language Laboratory: Leo Spitzer's Epistolary Research

Samstag, 4. Juni 2005

"The Experimentalization of Life"
Chair: Henning Schmidgen
10:00 Björn Brüsch
The Garden as a Laboratory: 19th Century Scientific Gardening
10:30 Katrin Solhdju
An-Aesthetic Revelations: On Some Introspective Self-Experiments in the History of Inebriation
11:00 Pause
11:30 Philipp Felsch
Cultures of Speechlessness: Scrambles amongst the Alps, 1800-1900
12:00 Mittagspause
The Experimental Production of Form I
Chair: Andrew Pickering
14:30 Mark Hansen
Experimental Life: Movement and Individuation in the Information Arts
15:15 Pause
15:45 Gernot Grube
Design of Physical Reality: Cognitive Strategies in STM-Picturing
16:30 Julia Kursell
Shaping Differences: Helmholtz's Experiments on Tone-Color
19:30 Gemeinsames Abendessen mit den Referentinnen und Referenten

Sonntag, 5. Juni 2005

The Experimental Production of Form II
Chair: Julia Kursell
10:00 Peter Geimer
Shameless and Shapeless: Laboratory Life in Early Science Fiction
10:45 Pause
11:15 Joseph Vogl
Goethe's Colors
12:00 Andrew Pickering, Friedrich Steinle