HomeGendering the Biographical in the History of the Sciences

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Published on Thursday, May 28, 2009 by

Summary

Partant du constat que les vies des savants ont une historicité qui informe sur la production des savoirs, nous explorerons le rôle du genre dans le contexte de la biographie scientifique.

Announcement

International workshop organized by Lucia Dacome & Jeanne Peiffer

Centre Alexandre Koyré
Pavillon Chevreul, 57 rue Cuvier (3rd floor), 75005 Paris

Thursday 11 June 2009

Chair: Anne Collinot (Centre Alexandre Koyré, CNRS)

9:45 Welcome by Jeanne Peiffer (Centre Alexandre Koyré, CNRS)

10:00 Montserrat Cabré (University of Cantabria)
Healing, caring and the writing of medieval women's lives

11:00 Lucia Dacome (Marie Curie Fellow, Centre Alexandre Koyré & University of Toronto)
Modelling biographies: Marie Marguerite Bihéron, Anna Morandi Manzolini and the life of
things

12:00 Mary Terrall (UCLA)
Naming the unnamed artist: Hélène Du Moustier's life in Réaumur's household

13:00 Lunch

Chair: Kapil Raj (Centre Alexandre Koyré, CNRS)

14:30 Gianna Pomata (Johns Hopkins University)
Women independent scholars and the creation of the history of science as a research
field

15:30 Paola Govoni (University of Bologna)
Women and men in dialogue on the culture of science: Botanist Eva Mameli-Calvino and
science writer Laura Fermi

16:30 Panel Discussion
with Jacqueline Carroy (Centre Alexandre Koyré, EHESS), Delphine Gardey (University
of Versailles Saint Quentin en Yvelines) and Catherine Viollet (ITEM, CNRS).
Moderator: Rafael Mandressi (Centre Alexandre Koyré, CNRS)

The workshop is part of the seminar series Le biographique dans l’histoire et la sociologie des sciences: http://www.koyre.cnrs.fr/article.php3?id_article=667

Places

  • Centre Alexandre Koyré, Pavillon Chevreul, 57 rue Cuvier
    Paris, France

Date(s)

  • Thursday, June 11, 2009

Keywords

  • biographie, histoire des sciences, genre

Contact(s)

  • Jeanne Peiffer
    courriel : peiffer [at] damesme [dot] cnrs [dot] fr

Information source

  • Jeanne Peiffer
    courriel : peiffer [at] damesme [dot] cnrs [dot] fr

To cite this announcement

« Gendering the Biographical in the History of the Sciences », Study days, Calenda, Published on Thursday, May 28, 2009, https://calenda.org/197305

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