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Communicating Science and Technology France and the United Kingdom, Historical Perspectives

Modalités de la communication scientifique et technique en France et au Royaume-Uni, perspectives historiques

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Published on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 by Loïc Le Pape

Summary

Conference organised by the Maison Française d'Oxford, on 14th and 15th January, 2011.

Announcement

Communicating Science and Technology : France and the United Kingdom, Historical Perspectives

Convener: Muriel Le Roux, Senior Researcher at the CNRS – MFO with the support of Serge Plattard Science and Technology Department French Embassy.

Steering Committee:

Pr Pietro Corsi, Pr Robert Fox, Oxford University, Pr John Perkins, Dr Viviane Quirke, Oxford Brookes University, Dr Serge Plattard, French Embassy, Pr Luc Borot, Dr Muriel Le Roux, MFO.

Programme

Friday 14th January 2011

9:15-12:30

Welcome : Pr Luc Borot, Director of the Maison Française d’Oxford

Introduction : Muriel Le Roux, Senior Researcher CNRS-MFO

Chair: Martine Pecharman, Senior Researcher CNRS-MFO

  • Mathematics and Communication in the Early Modern Period
    Jeanne Peiffer, Director of the Centre Koyré, CNRS – Museum d’Histoire Naturelle
  • Communication and Civilisation Between Directoire and Empire. Political and Intellectual Stakes in Scientific Communication
    Jean-Luc Chappey, Maître de conférences, Université Paris 1 - Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • Forms and Channels of Communication in European Science During the 19th Century
    Pietro Corsi, Professor of the History of Science of the University of Oxford

Discussions chaired by John Perkins, Oxford Brookes University

2:00-7:00

Chair: Sabine Rommevaux, Senior Researcher, CNRS - President of the Société française d’histoire des sciences et des techniques

  • The Royal Society and The Communication of Science
    Peter Collins, Director of Centre for History of Science of the Royal Society
  • Between Science and Industry: Communicating Medical Results Today 
    Pierre Etienne Bost, Délégué général de l’Académie des technologies
  • Voltaire and Networks of Communication, From the 18th Century to the 21st Century, the Mission of the Voltaire Foundation
    Nicholas Cronk, Director of the Voltaire Foundation, University of Oxford

Discussion chaired by Robert Fox, Professor (retired) of the History of Science of the University of Oxford

Keynote Lecture

Chaired by Professor Paul Madden, FRS FRSE, Provost of Queen’s College, Oxford

  • Communicating Science Today: A Franco-British Comparison
    Professor Alain Fuchs, President of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
  • Discussions chaired by Pr Robert Fox, University of Oxford

Thanks
Dr Serge Plattard, Science and Technology Counsellor, French Embassy

Saturday 15th January 2011

9:15-1:15 Welcome

Pr Luc Borot, Director of the Maison Française d’Oxford

Chair: Dr Viviane Quirke, Oxford Brookes University and Secretary of the British Society for the History of Science

  • Communicating Science and Science Communication: Examples from 20th Century Structural Biology in Britain
    Georgina Ferry, Journalist - Science Writer
  • Sorbonne From Communication to Strategy: Three Cases of French Research Centres CNRS, IFREMER, INRIA
    Pascal Griset, Professor, Université de Paris IV
  • When Media Rank Universities: The Case of Le Monde de l’Education in France (1976-1996)
    Julie Bouchard, Maître de conférences, Université Paris 13, LabSic
  • Technology, Communication and Assessment 
    Daniel Benamouzig, Senior Researcher CNRS-MFO

Discussions chaired by John Perkins, Oxford Brookes University

Keynote Lecture

Chaired by Pr Pietro Corsi, Professor of the History of Science of the University of Oxford

  • Communicating and Propagandising about Science and Society: British Scientific Intellectuals 1930-1970
    Professor David Edgerton, Hans Rausing Chair, Imperial College
  • Discussions chaired by Pr Pietro Corsi, University of Oxford

Presentation of the forthcoming conference in Paris : Muriel Le Roux, Pietro Corsi, Robert Fox, John Perkins, Viviane Quirke

Places

  • 2-10 Norham Road (Maison Française d'Oxford)
    Oxford, Britain

Date(s)

  • Friday, January 14, 2011
  • Saturday, January 15, 2011

Keywords

  • Mathematics, Communication, Communicating Science, technology, media,

Information source

  • Aurélie Flamant
    courriel : aflamant [at] msh-paris [dot] fr

To cite this announcement

« Communicating Science and Technology France and the United Kingdom, Historical Perspectives », Colloquium, Calenda, Published on Tuesday, April 10, 2012, https://calenda.org/208067

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