Fall 2004 Lecture Series

Science, Technology and Culture in German History


All lectures will be held at the German Historical Institute, 1607 New Hampshire Avenue NW (Directions)

Engineering and Cultural Crises: Germany and America
September 23, 2004
Thomas P. Hughes (University of Pennsylvania)

The German Idea of Natural Science: Heidegger, Habermas, Heisenberg
October 28, 2004
Cathryn Carson (University of California, Berkeley)

Otto Hahn: Responsibility and Repression
November 11, 2004
Mark Walker (Union College)

The Forgotten Past: Other Cultures of Science and Technology in German History
December 02, 2004
Kathryn Olesko (Georgetown University)

Pathological Modernity? Psychiatry and Social Problems in Late Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Germany
December 09, 2004
Paul Lerner (University of Southern California)