Preliminary Program

This is the preliminary program of the Conference until the end of the early registration period, and the exact times of participation may be subject to change in the final program depending on the final list of participants.

Attention: Participants who do not see their names in this preliminary program are kindly requested to complete their registration. Participants who do not see their name but have completed registration are kindly requested to contact Ms. Ersi Bakou (ebakou@eie.gr). Please also contact Ms. Bakou for any changes in your personal details and title as they appear.


Thursday, September 12, 2019

09:00 – 11:30 | Registration of Participants
Venue: Foyer of the National Hellenic Research Foundation (NHRF)

11:30 – 13:30 | Opening Plenary Session
Venue: NHRF Auditorium

Conference Opening

Plenary Paper
Robert Halleux
|Histoire des sciences et histoire de l’Humanité. Le rêve de George Sarton / History of Science and the History of Humankind; the Dream of George Sarton.

13:30 – 15:30 | Lunch Break

15:30 – 17:30 | Afternoon Session

NHRF Auditorium  | Symposium 9 – Retrospect and prospect: History of Science and Technology in China

NHRF Seminar Room | Symposium 8 – The Migration of Scientists for Political or Economic Reasons

17:30 – 18:00 | Coffee Break

18:00 – 20:00 | Evening Session

NHRF Auditorium  | Symposium 9 – Retrospect and prospect: History of Science and Technology in China

NHRF Seminar Room | Symposium 8 – The Migration of Scientists for Political or Economic Reasons


Friday, September 13, 2019

09:00 – 11:30 | Morning Session

NHRF Auditorium  | Symposium 9 – Retrospect and prospect: History of Science and Technology in China

NHRF Seminar Room | Symposium 8 – The Migration of Scientists for Political or Economic Reasons

Marasleio Room 1 | Symposium 2 – Comparison and Connection in the Astral Sciences across Eurasia

Marasleio Room 2 | Symposium 11 – Studies on the History of Metrology Development in China and the West

Marasleio Room 3 | Symposium 17 – Usages et contre-usages culturels et mathématiques de l’infini

Marasleio Room 4 | Stand-Alone Papers – Methodological Approaches in the History of Science

Marasleio Room 5 | Symposium 1 – Above and below the Moon: Islamicate science across the Mediterranean

11:00 – 11:30 | Coffee Break

11:30 – 13:30 | Noon Session

NHRF Auditorium  | Symposium 9 – Retrospect and prospect: History of Science and Technology in China

NHRF Seminar Room | Symposium 8 – The Migration of Scientists for Political or Economic Reasons

Marasleio Room 1 | Symposium 2 – Comparison and Connection in the Astral Sciences across Eurasia

Marasleio Room 4 | Stand-Alone Papers – Methodological Approaches in the History of Science and Technology

Marasleio Room 5 | Symposium 1 – Above and below the Moon: Islamicate science across the Mediterranean

13:30 – 15:30 | Lunch Break

15:30 – 17:30 | Afternoon Session

NHRF Auditorium  | Symposium 9 – Retrospect and prospect: History of Science and Technology in China

NHRF Seminar Room | Symposium 8 – The Migration of Scientists for Political or Economic Reasons

Marasleio Room 1 | Symposium 2 – Comparison and Connection in the Astral Sciences across Eurasia

Marasleio Room 3 | Symposium 18 – The continuity and disruption of medicine

Marasleio Room 4 | Stand-Alone Papers – Astronomy and Mathematics

Marasleio Room 5Stand-Alone Papers – The Lives and Works of Scientists

Marasleio Room 6 | Stand-Alone Papers – Interdisciplinary Perspectives in the History of Science and Technology

17:30 – 18:00 | Coffee Break

18:00 – 20:00 | Evening Session

NHRF Auditorium  | Stand-Alone Papers – History of Medicine

Marasleio Room 1 | Stand-Alone Papers – Physics

Marasleio Room 4 | Stand-Alone Papers – Astronomy and Mathematics

Marasleio Room 5 Stand-Alone Papers – The Lives and Works of Scientists

Marasleio Room 6 | Stand-Alone Papers – Interdisciplinary Perspectives in the History of Science


Saturday, September 14, 2019

09:00 – 11:00 | Morning Session

NHRF Auditorium  | Symposium 6 – Agricultural Diffusion Around the World

NHRF Seminar Room | Stand-Alone Papers – Local Aspects of the History of Science and Technology

Marasleio Room 1 | Symposium 7 – International journals with a wide coverage

Marasleio Room 2 | Symposium 10 – Science in Different Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern Cultures and Context

Marasleio Room 3 | Symposium 12 – The Material Culture of Nuclear Diplomacy

Marasleio Room 4 | Symposium 5 – International Contacts of Soviet Science

Marasleio Room 5 | Symposium 15 – Tradition and Innovation in Mathematics in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages

11:00 – 11:30 | Coffee Break

11:30 – 13:30 | Noon Session

NHRF Auditorium  | Symposium 6 – Agricultural Diffusion Around the World

NHRF Seminar Room | Stand-Alone Papers – Local Aspects of the History of Science and Technology

Marasleio Room 1 | Symposium 7 – International journals with a wide coverage

Marasleio Room 2 | Symposium 10 – Science in Different Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern Cultures and Context

Marasleio Room 3 | Symposium 12 – The Material Culture of Nuclear Diplomacy

Marasleio Room 4 | Symposium 5 – International Contacts of Soviet Science

Marasleio Room 5 | Symposium 15 – Tradition and Innovation in Mathematics in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages

13:30 – 15:30 | Lunch Break

15:30 – 17:30 | Afternoon Session

NHRF Auditorium  | Symposium 6 – Agricultural Diffusion Around the World

NHRF Seminar Room | Stand-Alone Papers – Local Aspects of the History of Science and Technology

Marasleio Room 1 | Symposium 13 – The Mathematical Astronomies’ Exchange and Cooperation between Medieval Islam and China on the Silk Road

Marasleio Room 2 | Symposium 10 – Science in Different Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern Cultures and Context

Marasleio Room 3 | Symposium 14 – Theories and practices of measurement in ancient sciences

Marasleio Room 4 | Symposium 4 – Euclid’s Elements from the West to the East

Marasleio Room 5 Symposium 16 – University science in Russia in XIX – XXI centuries: the regional dimension

17:30 – 18:00 | Coffee Break

18:00 – 20:00 | Evening Session

Marasleio Room 1 | Symposium 13 – The Mathematical Astronomies’ Exchange and Cooperation between Medieval Islam and China on the Silk Road

Marasleio Room 2 | Symposium 3 –  Connected, Shared, and Entangled: Rethinking Foundational Assumptions

Marasleio Room 4 | Symposium 4 – Euclid’s Elements from the West to the East

Marasleio Room 5 Symposium 16 – University science in Russia in XIX – XXI centuries: the regional dimension


Sunday, September 15, 2019

09:00 – 11:00 | Morning Session

NHRF Auditorium  | Stand-Alone Papers – Science and Religion

NHRF Seminar Room | Stand-Alone Papers – Science and Exploration

11:00 – 11:30 | Coffee Break

11:30 | Closing Plenary Session
Venue: NHRF Auditorium

The ceremony of the Koyré Medal
Medalist: Professor Liu Dun
Laudatio by Catherine Jami
Liu Dun | From Timaeus to Gorintō: A transcultural study on the Buddhist five-ringed tower

The Ceremony of the Young Historians Prize
Presentation of the 2017 Prize to Corinna Guerra for her book Lavoisier e Parthenope. Contributo ad una storia della chimica del regno di Napoli

Presentation of the Prize to Orly Lewis for her book Praxagoras of Kos on Arteries, Pulse and Pneuma

Presentation of their book by the laureates.

Closing of the Conference

Last update: July 9, 2019